Skip navigation
Paintball Biathlon at the Cross Country Ski Headquarters!  Kaitlyn Patterson and Dave Borton.

Paintball Biathlon at the Cross Country Ski Headquarters! Kaitlyn Patterson and Dave Borton.

Gregg and Hoffman claim national distance championship titles
Gregg and Hoffman claim national distance championship titles

Gregg and Hoffman claim national distance championship titles

3/27/2015 - By USSA

Caitlin Gregg gets her second 30k title in as many years, while Noah Hoffman comes back from his early season injury to win the men's 50k title at the Distance National Championships.

Fjeldheim and Salmela named CCSA Coaches of the Year
Fjeldheim and Salmela named CCSA Coaches of the Year

Fjeldheim and Salmela named CCSA Coaches of the Year

3/26/2015 - By CCSA

Northern Michigan Head Coach Sten Fjeldheim and St. Scholastica Head Coach Chad Salmela have been selected CCSA Coaches of the Year; Fjeldheim for the men’s team, and Salmela for the women’s. The award is voted on by all the CCSA coaches.

Don't forget to wax your skis for the summer!
Don't forget to wax your skis for the summer!

Don't forget to wax your skis for the summer!

3/25/2015 - By Ian Harvey

Red is our choice for storage waxing as Blue is so hard that it is more difficult to make sure that there is no air between the ski and base and Yellow is so soft that it gets "eaten away" quicker.

www.usskipoles.com/
Bid on great items at CXC Season Finale Auction
Bid on great items at CXC Season Finale Auction

Bid on great items at CXC Season Finale Auction

3/24/2015 - By Yuriy Gusev

Start your bidding on unique and one of a kind gear – sure to round out your skiing and training needs. Winning bids and donations directly support CXC Skiing programming and events.

Lipp and Durand win Muffin Pursuit Race
Lipp and Durand win Muffin Pursuit Race

Lipp and Durand win Muffin Pursuit Race

3/24/2015 - By Mike Muha

The Pursuit Race consisted of skiers racing classic first, then switching to a freestyle leg. Erin Lipp and Ian Duran each had the fastest classic and freestyle legs in the race.

Paintball Biathlon Recap
Paintball Biathlon Recap

Paintball Biathlon Recap

3/23/2015 - By Mariah Frye

Using what was left of the artificial snow made back in December, Bob, Stu and crew created a twisty, hilly, 200-yard loop course on the ski park, which was just long enough to get the skiers out of breath and make shooting the guns an exciting challenge.

www.tokous.com
RESULTS: Michigan Cup Relays
RESULTS: Michigan Cup Relays

RESULTS: Michigan Cup Relays

3/20/2015 - By Mike Muha

The Michigan Cup Relays consisted of teams of three racing an 8km loop. The first leg is classic; the second and third leg were freestyle. After the race was a huge party and awards ceremony.

Paintball Biathon race changes this weekend
Paintball Biathon race changes this weekend

Paintball Biathon race changes this weekend

3/18/2015 - By Mariah Frye

Because of the incredible snow depth on the Ski Park (and because we refuse to let winter die), we will host the Paintball Biathlon this Saturday, March 21st! This will be a one day event, held at Cross Country Ski Headquarters and NOT at Hanson Hills.

Three US women in top 20 in Holmenkollen 30k
Three US women in top 20 in Holmenkollen 30k

Three US women in top 20 in Holmenkollen 30k

3/15/2015 - By USSA

A furious start to the 30k Holmenkollen event set the stage for aggressive racing and impressive performances from the U.S. women competing in the famed race to close the World Cup season. Liz Stephen finished ninth, tying her own USA-best-ever 30k.

www.xcskishop.com
Brian Gregg top US male with 35th in Holmenkollen 50k
Brian Gregg top US male with 35th in Holmenkollen 50k

Brian Gregg top US male with 35th in Holmenkollen 50k

3/15/2015 - By USSA

rian Gregg (Winthrop, WA) led the U.S. men in 35th place at the venerable 50K race at Oslo’s Holmenkollen venue. The race, run under sunny skies and fast tracks, stayed together for much of its length.

Norway crushes everyone in Drammen classic sprint
Norway crushes everyone in Drammen classic sprint

Norway crushes everyone in Drammen classic sprint

3/15/2015 - By USSA

Norway made short work of the final World Cup sprint of the season, a classic race in their home country, by sweeping both the men’s and women’s podium and taking seven of the top ten places in both competitions.

Wax recommendations for the this weekend's Muffin Race
Wax recommendations for the this weekend's Muffin Race

Wax recommendations for the this weekend's Muffin Race

3/12/2015 - By Mike Muha

Wax recommendations (Fast Wax and Toko so far....) for this weekend's Muffin Pursuit race.

More News...

www.usskipoles.com/

UPCOMING

Nothing in the calendar for the next seven days.

More events...

webcyclery.com/catalog/nordic-skiing-catalog-1899/

TRAINING LOG

WED, MAR 25: Run, :36, L2/L3

SUN, MAR 22: Off, Prep skis for summer

SAT, MAR 21: XC Ski-Skate, 1:24, Fun

WED, MAR 18: XC Ski-Skate, 1:11, L2 distance

TUE, MAR 17: Run, :40, L3 Intervals

More log entries...

www.rossignol.com/US/US/nordic-men-skis.html?utm_source=nordicskiracer&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=logo

LATEST TRAIL CONDITIONS

FRI, MAR 27

Nubs Nob: Maybe the best day of the year on the upper red trail at Nubs. 22 degrees and not a cloud in the ski. They powertilled in the 2-3 inches of snow we received this week to create amazing corduroy. Perfect combination of speed, control, and sunshine. Should be great through Sunday. Once again, a big shout-out to the crew at Nubs for their commitment to grooming.

Lakes of the North: Lakes of the North on Mancelona Road : FLASH SKI EVENT SATURDAY MORN. 10:00AM
CALLED THESE FOLKS AND THERE'S GOOD SNOW THERE. INSTEAD OF DOING THE 5K RUN ON ICY ROADS IN GAYLORD. LET'S HAVE A FLASH SKI EVENT AT LAKES OF THE NORTH. RACE FOR THOSE WHO WANT TO, CLASSIC OR SKATE, OR JUST SKI FOR THOSE WHO DON'T WANT TO RACE. QUESTIONS: CALL HAP WRIGHT AT 231-675-2253OR EMAIL ME AT STOCKWARS@YAHOO.COM. SKIED AT GAYLORD COUNTRY CLUB AND THE SNOW WAS GREAT THERE FRI. MORN. LAKES OF THE NORTH ALWAYS HAS BETTER SNOW! GCC ALLOWS INDIV. SKIERS BUT DON'T THINK THEY WOULD LET US RACE THERE.

Valley Spur: 12-15" base through the entire system. Some fresh snow each of the last three nights. Dan groomed entire system yesterday and is going over it again this a.m. New track set and skate lanes are firm. No ice, no dirt.

More trail reports...

www.hammernutrition.com/?utm_source=nsr&utm_medium=banner&utm_campaign=nsrbanner
www.skifastwax.com/