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Cote Dame Marie: Great snow coverage
Cote Dame Marie: Great snow coverage

Cote Dame Marie: Great snow coverage

1/17/2012 - By Justin Andre

Trails are looking Beautiful!! We have great coverage and perfect set tracks!!

Vidoes: Frosty Freestyle  Men's and Women's 5K
Vidoes: Frosty Freestyle  Men's and Women's 5K

Vidoes: Frosty Freestyle Men's and Women's 5K

1/16/2012 - By Mike Muha

Team NordicSkiRacer's Lindsey MacDonald wins the 5k Frosty Freestyle cross country ski race, leading the entire race. Brothers Nikolaas and Vincent Vermeulen finish 1-2 in the men's 5k.

GLD Junior National Qualifier #2 results
GLD Junior National Qualifier #2 results

GLD Junior National Qualifier #2 results

1/16/2012 - By Liz Bruning

Local Nordic skiers competed in Junior National Qualifying races at the Boyne Valley Lodge and at Nub’s Nob this weekend.

www.xcskishop.com
Yankus and Hardin doublepole to Krazy Klassic wins
Yankus and Hardin doublepole to Krazy Klassic wins

Yankus and Hardin doublepole to Krazy Klassic wins

1/15/2012 - By Mike Muha

No tracks were set, but that didn't hold any racers back. Many racers did more doublepoling than they'd ever done before, seeing what their upper body was made of.

Darnton and Yankus win big in Frosty Freestyle
Darnton and Yankus win big in Frosty Freestyle

Darnton and Yankus win big in Frosty Freestyle

1/15/2012 - By Mike Muha

It was a hard race over a relatively flat course, with no place to rest and no place to hide. Conditions ranged from a foot of hard packed snow to icy-snow barely covering the grass. But the competition was spectacular.

Frosty Freestyle updates start times for tomorrow's race

1/13/2012 - By Mike Muha

We'll be racing laps on the kilometer-and-a-half loop. To reduce congestion, we are dividing the race into multiple races starting a different times.

www.cross-country-ski.com
Huron Meadows Metropark is grooming trails for ski races this weekend
Huron Meadows Metropark is grooming trails for ski races this weekend

Huron Meadows Metropark is grooming trails for ski races this weekend

1/11/2012 - By Bill Laitner

Neither Tuesday's springlike sunshine, nor temperatures above the norm all month in metro Detroit, nor gloom of rain predicted tonight will keep Adam Haberkorn from his appointed rounds -- spreading artificial snow for Saturday's ski races in Brighton.

Frosty Freestyle: The missing photos of 2011
Frosty Freestyle: The missing photos of 2011

Frosty Freestyle: The missing photos of 2011

1/11/2012 - By Mike Muha

Amazingly, we stumbled upon a zillion photos that did not make it to the web after the 2011 Frosty Freestyle. Worse, a photo galleries that was online last year didn't have the correct links pointing to it!

Photos from the 6-Hour Relay Race at Hanson Hills
Photos from the 6-Hour Relay Race at Hanson Hills

Photos from the 6-Hour Relay Race at Hanson Hills

1/10/2012 - By Lisa Kaniewski

The event entertained 30 teams of 3 per team. Hansen Hills had trails well groomed, was a blast, fast. The nordicskiracers placed and earned metals as well as other teams...

www.hansonhills.org
Boyne Highlands skate race results
Boyne Highlands skate race results

Boyne Highlands skate race results

1/9/2012 - By Mike Muha

One skier called it "a fast and somewhat scary 10k race at Boyne Highlands" but at least there was snow! The race was originally set to be classic, but there was not enough snow to set a track.

GLD Junior National Qualifier update

1/9/2012 - By Nick Biac

Snow confiditions may force a relocation of the race. Fortunately, it would be nearby.

Six-Hour Team Relay results
Six-Hour Team Relay results

Six-Hour Team Relay results

1/9/2012 - By Mike Muha

Hanson Hills managed to put on a fun 6 hour relay Saturday, despite somewhat marginal snow in spots. Fortunately, the recent storm allowed the race to run, the first since the Nordic Fest sprint race on October 22, 2011.

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