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Eli Brown and Amy Powell win 50K Vasa Freestyle

2/11/2012 - By Mike Muha

Eli Brown held off Michael Brothers and Matt Zak to finish first. Amy Powell had a bit bigger margin over Susan Vigland and Laura Web.

JD Downing and Judy Vajda top podium in 27K Vasa

2/11/2012 - By Mike Muha

AXCS Master Championship director JD Downing from Bend, Oregon showed he still knows how to race by winning the overall 27K North American Vasa freestyle in 1:11:39. In the women's 27K freestyle, Traverse City skiers filled the podium. Judy Vajda was firs

Eli Brown and Amy Powell win 50K Vasa Freestyle

2/11/2012 - By Mike Muha

No details, but Eli Brown and Amy Powell won the North American Vasa / AXCS National Masters Championships 50K.

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Christian Byar makes cover of Endurance News
Christian Byar makes cover of Endurance News

Christian Byar makes cover of Endurance News

2/9/2012 - By Mike Muha

Peter Burning took a great shoot of Christian Byar at the Occupy Winter cross country ski race in Traverse City, MI on the last day of 2011. The photo was so good, that Hammer Nutrition made it their cover photo for their most recent "Endurance News".

VASA and AXCS Masters Nationals: The Race is On!
VASA and AXCS Masters Nationals: The Race is On!

VASA and AXCS Masters Nationals: The Race is On!

2/7/2012 - By Pete LaPlaca

All races schudeduled for the 36th Annual North American VASA and the AXCS Masters National Championships will be conducted at their full designated distances.

Michigan Cup Sprints thank you!

2/7/2012 - By Curt Peterson

Thank you for coming north and participating in the Michigan Cup Sprints. You certainly exhibited a leap of faith with the recent weather conditions and believing that we actually had decent snow.

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Vigland takes Powell at Michigan Cup Sprints
Vigland takes Powell at Michigan Cup Sprints

Vigland takes Powell at Michigan Cup Sprints

2/7/2012 - By Mike Muha

"Ya, the women's final sprint finish was just as exciting as the men's. It was a drag race between Sue, Amy, and Laura. You girls rock!"

Do the Heikki Lunta Snow Dance

2/6/2012 - By Vasa

The Vasa board president led a fired-up group of 250 VASA volunteers in the Heikki Lunta Snow Dance. It was truly a sight to see and the participants did a great job as it was snowing within minutes.

Baic outsprints Yankus to take Michigan Cup Sprints
Baic outsprints Yankus to take Michigan Cup Sprints

Baic outsprints Yankus to take Michigan Cup Sprints

2/5/2012 - By Mike Muha

EARLY NEWS: Milan Biac outsprinted Dan Yankus to win the 2012 Michigan Cup Sprints. John Goble took third, followed by Cligg Onthank, John Gravlin, and Scott Howard.

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Great snow for Sunday's Sprints

2/4/2012 - By Susan Vigland

The Sprints are still on for Sunday! The snow coverage at Timber Ridge is great, sprint course is fun and fast, custom medals are super cool and the food will be tasty and nutritious!

Noque 50K Classic and Skate photos
Noque 50K Classic and Skate photos

Noque 50K Classic and Skate photos

2/4/2012 - By Amy Powell

A few pictures of the 50k classic start and the 50k skate start at the 2012 Noquemanon Ski Marathon.

White Pine Stampede CANCELLED!

2/1/2012 - By Jack McKaig

The record 52 degree temperatures and afternoon sun obliterated the trail as well as the snow around the trail.

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