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Ski wax chemicals can build up in blood
Ski wax chemicals can build up in blood

Ski wax chemicals can build up in blood

3/16/2011 - By huubqscxmm

The extra speed provided by ski wax comes at a cost - perfluorochemicals., , , , , ,

Michigan Cuppers at the Great Bear Chase
Michigan Cuppers at the Great Bear Chase

Michigan Cuppers at the Great Bear Chase

3/16/2011 - By Amy Powell

I thought I would share a photo of a few Michigan Cup skiers that showed up and did well at the Great Bear Chase.

2011 Michigan Cup Relay pictures
2011 Michigan Cup Relay pictures

2011 Michigan Cup Relay pictures

3/15/2011 - By Brian Hancock

Here are a few pics from the relays!

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World Masters - The Ultimate Venue

3/12/2011 - By Ken Dawson

There is something for everyone at the World Masters but the one common-thread is the friendly atmosphere of all the competitors and spectators who take part in this special event. It is like our Michigan Cup family on steroids.

A trio of videos from the 2011 Michigan Cup Relays
A trio of videos from the 2011 Michigan Cup Relays

A trio of videos from the 2011 Michigan Cup Relays

3/8/2011 - By Mike Muha

The start, the first leg, down the last hill, the tag zone, and out on the course...lots of video!

Vasa Ski Club gets Michigan / Baic Cup; Headquarters wins Brumbaugh Cup
Vasa Ski Club gets Michigan / Baic Cup; Headquarters wins Brumbaugh Cup

Vasa Ski Club gets Michigan / Baic Cup; Headquarters wins Brumbaugh Cup

3/8/2011 - By Mike Muha

The Vasa Ski Club has ended the 4-year dynasty held by the Cross Country Ski Headquarters by winning the Michigan Cup 31,523.8 to 27,674.0 points.

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Michigan Cup Relays: Team points
Michigan Cup Relays: Team points

Michigan Cup Relays: Team points

3/8/2011 - By Ernie Burmbaug

Here are the points earned by each team at the Michigan Cup Relays, including the average points per each relay team.

Michigan Cup Relays has best snow ever

3/7/2011 - By Bob Frye

The Michigan Cup Relays had the best snow conditions ever, with inches of fresh packed powder replacing the traditional spring hard pack.

Michigan Cup Relays - Pre-Start Meeting: It's all about Traverse City
Michigan Cup Relays - Pre-Start Meeting: It's all about Traverse City

Michigan Cup Relays - Pre-Start Meeting: It's all about Traverse City

3/7/2011 - By Mike Muha

This is what all pre-race meetings should be like! Feel the energy of the racers!

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Weekend wax recommendations
Weekend wax recommendations

Weekend wax recommendations

3/4/2011 - By Mike Muha

UPDATED: Wax recommendations from Toko, Fast Wax and Swix (Solda coming soon?) for this weekend's races: REI Frosty Freestyle Finale and the Michigan Cup Relays.

REI Frosty Freestyle Finale set for March 5
REI Frosty Freestyle Finale set for March 5

REI Frosty Freestyle Finale set for March 5

3/2/2011 - By Mike Muha

Race the REI Frosty Freestyle Finale on Saturday!. If you don't have five races in yet - the max number that can be used for points in the Michigan Cup, this is your chance to move up the individual standings AND add to your team's points.

Vasa Ski Club takes commanding lead
Vasa Ski Club takes commanding lead

Vasa Ski Club takes commanding lead

3/1/2011 - By Ken Dawson

The Vasa Ski Club has a commanding lead over the Cross Country Ski Headquarters in the Michigan Cup Team Standings. But third place is still up for grabs.

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