It was a zero day...not zero skis, zero temperature. Fort down-staters, it was about 25 degrees colder than anyone was used to. Up-staters had experienced some colder temperatures, but it was still COLD!
With four races into the season, Team NordicSkiRacer leads the Brumbaugh Cup for strongest Michigan Cup Team.
Added Solda recommendation... Wax recommendations for Cote Dame Marie (Michigan Cup) and Gitchi Gami Games (Junior National Qualifer)
Lars Hallstrom and Jordyn Ross won both the Krazy Klassic and the weekend award for lowest cumulative time over the Frosty Freestyle and Krazy Klassic races.
Alex Vanias came in first in 30:29. For the women, Grand Rapids Nordic's Jordyn Ross was first in 36:06. Conditions were great for the 10th running of the Frosty Freestyle
Former Michigan Cup skiers Reid and Sarah Goble had good finishes at US Nationals, with Reid in the top five in the Freestyle Sprint.
UPDATE: Added Solda recommendation. Wax recommendations for upcoming Michigan Cup races (the Frosty Freestyle and Krazy Klassic plus SISU.
Finally, it snowed! After a very un-snowy holiday season, Hanson Hills go dumped on in time for the 6-Hour Michigan Cup Team Relay.
Wax recommendations for the 6-Hour Michigan Cup Team Relay at Hanson Hills in Grayling, MI.
Jordyn Ross, Kyle Hanson, Sam Holmes, Andrew Amato, and Annie Paulson lead the pack after two races.
It was Jordyn Ross (GRNST), Rebecca Davis, and Mariah Frye-Colie for the second time this weekend. Kyle Hanson (Team NordicSkiRacer) beat Vasa's Sam Holmes, with Kevin Tarras third in the men's race.
Sam Holmes (Vasa) and Jordyn Ross (Grand Rapids Nordic) set course records on a fast race course at this year's Michigan Cup season-opening Lakes of the North Winterstart
Junior NoqueForestville Trailhead, Marquette, MI
Noquemanon Ski MarathonMarquette, MI