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Get Waxing! Weekend wax recommendations
Get Waxing! Weekend wax recommendations

Get Waxing! Weekend wax recommendations

12/31/2015 - By Mike Muha

Fast Wax and Toko wax recommendations for the 6-hour Michigan Cup Team Relay race. Check back for updates from Solda and Swix.

11 Best cross country ski moments of 2015
11 Best cross country ski moments of 2015

11 Best cross country ski moments of 2015

12/31/2015 - By USSA

Take a look back on a few of the top moments of 2015 that reflect on the successes of this past year and hopefully propel the U.S. Cross Country Ski Team to success in 2016!

UPDATED: Michigan Cup 6 Hour Team Time Trial a GO!
UPDATED: Michigan Cup 6 Hour Team Time Trial a GO!

UPDATED: Michigan Cup 6 Hour Team Time Trial a GO!

12/30/2015 - By Mike Muha

Justin Andre reports great skiing at Hanson Hills Recreation Area, with 7 inches of snow from the recent storm. Justin plans to hold the Michigan Cup 6 Hour Team Time Trial this Saturday as scheduled.

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Volunteer crew prepares XC ski trails for U.S. Nationals
Volunteer crew prepares XC ski trails for U.S. Nationals

Volunteer crew prepares XC ski trails for U.S. Nationals

12/28/2015 - By Michigan Tech

A crew of 60 volunteers worked this morning to prepare the Michigan Tech Nordic Training Center for the upcoming U.S. Cross Country Skiing Championships. The event is scheduled to begin Jan. 3.

2016 US Nationals have snow
2016 US Nationals have snow

2016 US Nationals have snow

12/21/2015 - By US Championships

After the weekend’s snowfall, the trail system is currently in great shape. We are going forward full speed with plans to keep everything at the Michigan Tech Nordic Training Center.

GLD application to attend Junior Nationals due Jan 3, 2016.
GLD application to attend Junior Nationals due Jan 3, 2016.

GLD application to attend Junior Nationals due Jan 3, 2016.

12/21/2015 - By Nick Baic

The 2016 Junior Nationals trip for the Great Lakes District will be lead by Karmen Witham as head coach and Nick Baic as trip leader. All parties interested in attending Junior Nationals as wax techs or coaches need to apply here.

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It's the men's turn: Simi Hamilton takes 2nd!
It's the men's turn: Simi Hamilton takes 2nd!

It's the men's turn: Simi Hamilton takes 2nd!

12/19/2015 - By USSA

Simi Hamilton (Aspen, CO) led the U.S. Cross Country Ski Team to a historic podium Saturday in Toblach during a 1.3k freestyle sprint, finishing second in the men’s final, 0.48 seconds behind Italy’s Federico Pellegrino.

WinterSonnenwende Nordic ski race: On or Off?
WinterSonnenwende Nordic ski race: On or Off?

WinterSonnenwende Nordic ski race: On or Off?

12/18/2015 - By Mike Muha

It's a little unclear: Is the WinterSonnenwende Nordic ski race: On or Off? Looks like 6 inches of snow is in the forecast. Race director?

Understanding technique violations when skiing in a classic race
Understanding technique violations when skiing in a classic race

Understanding technique violations when skiing in a classic race

12/17/2015 - By Mike Muha

The FIS produced a video explaining some common violations of classic technique in a classic ski race.

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Potential options announced for low snow at Nationals
Potential options announced for low snow at Nationals

Potential options announced for low snow at Nationals

12/16/2015 - By US Nationals

The 2016 US Cross Country Championships, has announced options for dealing with current low-snow conditions in Houghton, Michigan.

Caldwell 6th in freestyle sprint in Davos
Caldwell 6th in freestyle sprint in Davos

Caldwell 6th in freestyle sprint in Davos

12/13/2015 - By USSA

Sophie Caldwell (Peru, VT) was the top American in sixth in the 1.6k freestyle sprint at the FIS Cross Country World Cup Sunday.

Diggins gets 11th in Davos 15km freestyle
Diggins gets 11th in Davos 15km freestyle

Diggins gets 11th in Davos 15km freestyle

12/13/2015 - By USSA

In the women’s competition Jessie Diggins (Afton, MN) skied some of the fastest checkpoint times, but that didn’t seem to fend off the dynamic Norwegian women’s team which snatched up all three spots on the podium.

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UPCOMING RACES

SAT, DEC 15, 2018

MTU CXC Cup - Classic Interval Start
Michigan Tech Trails, Michigan Tech University, Houghton, MI

Lakes of the North Freestyle
Lakes of the North, Mancelona, MI

SUN, DEC 16, 2018

MTU CXC Cup - Freestyle Mass Start
Michigan Tech Trails, Michigan Tech University, Houghton, MI

Forbush Time Trial
Forbush Corner, Frederic, MI

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