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RESULTS: Patterson and Vanais win Frosty Freestyle
RESULTS: Patterson and Vanais win Frosty Freestyle

RESULTS: Patterson and Vanais win Frosty Freestyle

1/14/2015 - By Mike Muha

The 6th Annual REI Frosty Freestyle lived up to its name, with temperatures just above zero and a bit of a breeze blowing. Racers bundled up in extra layers and balaclavas. Course conditions were excellent.

Michigan Cup race calendar for 2014-2015 includes Fun Series
Michigan Cup race calendar for 2014-2015 includes Fun Series

Michigan Cup race calendar for 2014-2015 includes Fun Series

12/2/2014 - By Mike Muha

The first real points race for the new season is coming up on Saturday, December 20 with Lakes of the North, followed the next day by Wintersonnewende at Michawye. New this year is the Michigan Cup Fun Series, where racers can earn 10 participation points

Michigan Cup Children's Hospital of Michigan Team Challenge
Michigan Cup Children's Hospital of Michigan Team Challenge

Michigan Cup Children's Hospital of Michigan Team Challenge

11/12/2014 - By Becca Beebe

Michigan Cup teams have challenged each other to significantly to the White Pine Stampede donation to Children's Hospital of Michigan.

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Continental Divide Thru-Hike – A Journey For The Kids
Continental Divide Thru-Hike – A Journey For The Kids

Continental Divide Thru-Hike – A Journey For The Kids

11/7/2014 - By Ken Dawson

In March of 2015 I will retire and in April will hike the Continental Divide Trail to raise money for an organization called Big City Mountaineers. They work with under-resourced urban youths, inter-city kids raised by single parents...

Ski Fest a warm 62 degrees
Ski Fest a warm 62 degrees

Ski Fest a warm 62 degrees

10/30/2014 - By Curt Peterson

Skiers enjoyed a 62 deg sunny day to race. Overall winners were Steve Smigiel Jr. and Heidi Schwab. Particularly noteworthy was the performance of Ryan Durand, age 12 who finished 3rd overall besting the times of many seasoned Michigan Cup racers.

Nordic Ski Fest on Oct 25
Nordic Ski Fest on Oct 25

Nordic Ski Fest on Oct 25

10/8/2014 - By Curt Peterson

Once again, the Vasa Ski Club presents the USA's first Nordic ski race of the season and first Michigan Cup race of the season.

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1985 Michigan Cup Master Champ Helga Hoover passes away
1985 Michigan Cup Master Champ Helga Hoover passes away

1985 Michigan Cup Master Champ Helga Hoover passes away

4/25/2014 - By Christina Tabaczka-Hover

Former Michigan Cup Masters Champion Helga Hoover recently passed away in Ann Arbor.

Lipp and Durand win Michigan Cup Junior Championship
Lipp and Durand win Michigan Cup Junior Championship

Lipp and Durand win Michigan Cup Junior Championship

4/12/2014 - By Mike Muha and Ken Dawson

In a tight race, Erin Lipp claimed victory over Sarah Goble for the junior women. Iann Durand took the Junior Men's championship. Also, overall freestyle, classic, and combined Michigan Cup standings!

The Michigan Cup Top 10 Percent
The Michigan Cup Top 10 Percent

The Michigan Cup Top 10 Percent

4/12/2014 - By Mike Muha

This is the Michigan Cup Cross Country Ski Racing Series cream of the crop: the Top 10% of cross country ski racers of each age category. To get in the Michigan Cup Top 10% you have to maximize your points against your competitors.

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Cross Country Ski Headquarters wins second consecutive Michigan Cup Title
Cross Country Ski Headquarters wins second consecutive Michigan Cup Title

Cross Country Ski Headquarters wins second consecutive Michigan Cup Title

4/4/2014 - By Tom Rzeznich

The conditions were quite possibly the best they have ever been for this almost-springtime race, and skiers enjoyed fast, plentiful snow without any rain, bare spots, or sunburn!

Schwab and Durand win Muffin Pursuit Race
Schwab and Durand win Muffin Pursuit Race

Schwab and Durand win Muffin Pursuit Race

3/18/2014 - By Mike Muha

The 22nd Annual Muffin Race at the Cross Country Ski Headquarters closed out the Michigan Cup season. Heidi Schwab and Ian Durand took the wins in the pursuit-format race.

Michigan Cup Relay Results
Michigan Cup Relay Results

Michigan Cup Relay Results

3/11/2014 - By Mike Muha

Results from the Michigan Cup Relays at the Cross Country Ski Headquarters on Sunday, March 9, 2014. Individual team member names were not available....

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