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Getting to know the Toko All Stars: Noah Hoffman 
Getting to know the Toko All Stars: Noah Hoffman 

Getting to know the Toko All Stars: Noah Hoffman 

11/16/2015 - By Toko

My skiing role model when I was a junior was U.S. Ski Team athlete Kris Freeman. Kris was the best distance skier in the U.S. and his success showed me that it was possible for an American...to be in the top-5 in the world.

Twenty races on Michigan Cup calendar for 2015-2016
Twenty races on Michigan Cup calendar for 2015-2016

Twenty races on Michigan Cup calendar for 2015-2016

11/14/2015 - By Mike Muha

Twenty races make up the Michigan Cup Cross Country Ski Racing Series for the 2015-2016 season. Races may be added, moved, or cancelled. Check the Michigan Cup Calendar periodically for the most recent updates.

Kikkan Randall: Baby on Board!
Kikkan Randall: Baby on Board!

Kikkan Randall: Baby on Board!

10/18/2015 - By USSA

World Champion cross country ski racer Kikkan Randall is planning to take a break from competition this season. Randall and husband Jeff Ellis announced to her teammates this week that they are expecting their first child in April.

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$40 for 40th White Pine Stampede. $20 for WPS 1 skiers
$40 for 40th White Pine Stampede. $20 for WPS 1 skiers

$40 for 40th White Pine Stampede. $20 for WPS 1 skiers

10/13/2015 - By Jack Mckaig

The entry fee for the 20KM and 50KM White Pine Stampede races will be only $40.00 until 11/1/14 in honor of our 40th anniversary; If you skied in WPS 1, it's only $20.

Michigan Cup Committee finalizes 2016 season
Michigan Cup Committee finalizes 2016 season

Michigan Cup Committee finalizes 2016 season

10/12/2015 - By Mike Muha

Financial report reviewed, race schedule approved...what were the other big decisions and topics of discussion at the 33rd annual Michigan Cup Committee meeting?

2018 XC Ski World Masters goes to Minneapolis, MN
2018 XC Ski World Masters goes to Minneapolis, MN

2018 XC Ski World Masters goes to Minneapolis, MN

10/10/2015 - By Loppet Foundation of Minneapolis

In early 2018, the Loppet Foundation of Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA will host the Masters World Cup on the trails of Theodore Wirth Park Winter Recreation Area. The World Masters Cross-Country Ski Association (WMA) awarded the bid at their annual meeting.

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Volunteers needed for 2016 U.S. Skiing Championships
Volunteers needed for 2016 U.S. Skiing Championships

Volunteers needed for 2016 U.S. Skiing Championships

10/7/2015 - By US Nationals

olunteer registration is open for the 2016 U.S. Skiing Championships hosted by Michigan Tech at its on-campus Nordic Training Center Jan. 3-9.

Will 83% ski pole rule save classic skiing?
Will 83% ski pole rule save classic skiing?

Will 83% ski pole rule save classic skiing?

10/5/2015 - By Mike Muha

The FIS created a new rule around the maximum pole length in classic technique to preserve the use of diagonal striding. What does this mean for the citizen racer?

A summer trip and two ski races in Australia and New Zealand
A summer trip and two ski races in Australia and New Zealand

A summer trip and two ski races in Australia and New Zealand

10/4/2015 - By Michael Bourassa

It all began a couple of years ago when I started skiing regularly at Forbush Corner. I was looking over the race jerseys peppering the walls of the shop and I asked Dave, “What is the Merino Muster?”

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The Inaugural CXC Marathon Cup: Three states, six major marathon events
The Inaugural CXC Marathon Cup: Three states, six major marathon events

The Inaugural CXC Marathon Cup: Three states, six major marathon events

9/11/2015 - By CXC Skiing

These six events represent a collection of the most beautiful and challenging trail systems in the Midwest and Great Lakes. The race courses have been highly ranked by the athletes and weekend warriors alike.

Michigan Tech signs four new skiers
Michigan Tech signs four new skiers

Michigan Tech signs four new skiers

8/26/2015 - By Michigan Tech

Michigan Tech Nordic skiing coach Joe Haggenmiller signed four athletes during the offseason: Gaspard Cuenot (Le Cerneux-Pequignot, Switzerland), Brendan Klynstra (Ionia, Mich.), Reed Melicher (Eveleth, Minn.) and Matthew Pahl (Canton, Mich.).

Robert Lazzaroni named USSA Nordic Director
Robert Lazzaroni named USSA Nordic Director

Robert Lazzaroni named USSA Nordic Director

8/10/2015 - By USSA

Lazzaroni will administer domestic programs in partnership with USSA nordic clubs, including membership, club development, competition management, rankings, judges/officials education, etc., in cross country, ski jumping and nordic combined.

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