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Michael Seaman Memorial Scholarship Fund - ski sale fundraiser
Michael Seaman Memorial Scholarship Fund - ski sale fundraiser

Michael Seaman Memorial Scholarship Fund - ski sale fundraiser

7/21/2017 - By Mariah, Stu, Bob, Lynne, and the XC Ski HQ Crew

Mike’s father, Jim, is in the process of creating the “Michael Seaman Memorial Scholarship Fund” to help provide assistance to students in financial need.

Skiing community morns loss of Michael Seaman
Skiing community morns loss of Michael Seaman

Skiing community morns loss of Michael Seaman

6/28/2017 - By Mike Muha

Long time Michigan Cup skier Michael Seaman was killed after being hit by a car while biking Tuesday night. Alcohol is believed to be a factor with the driver according to state police. Seaman was 53.

Reflections on the 2017 Michigan Cup Season
Reflections on the 2017 Michigan Cup Season

Reflections on the 2017 Michigan Cup Season

4/18/2017 - By Ernie Brumbaugh

Has anyone else noticed? Younger skiers! College participation! Junior achievement! Ski technology!

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Andy Liebner offers training program to skiers
Andy Liebner offers training program to skiers

Andy Liebner offers training program to skiers

4/17/2017 - By Andy Liebner

Attention all Michigan Cup affiliated Nordic skiers! Andy Liebner has a special offer to anyone who seeks improvement in a variety of areas. Direct to your inbox, weekly emails with a motivational training / exercise plan.

2017 Muffin Race results
2017 Muffin Race results

2017 Muffin Race results

3/21/2017 - By Mike Muha

Last Michigan Cup Race of the season! The Muffin Race, held at the Cross Country Ski Headquarters, was a junior-only race. Racers did an 8km classic race, then an 8km freestyle race, pursuit-style.

RESULTS, VIDEO: 2017 Michigan Cup Relays
RESULTS, VIDEO: 2017 Michigan Cup Relays

RESULTS, VIDEO: 2017 Michigan Cup Relays

3/21/2017 - By Mike Muha

It was a little worrisome, what with the warm weather and rain leading up to the Michigan Cup Relays, but the Cross Country Ski Headquarters spread man-made snow where they could and farmed snow elsewhere to successfully keep the course covered.

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The Muffin Race is this SUNDAY (not Saturday)
The Muffin Race is this SUNDAY (not Saturday)

The Muffin Race is this SUNDAY (not Saturday)

3/14/2017 - By Mike Muha

The Muffin Race was incorrectly listed in the NordicSkiRacer event calendar for Saturday and is actually taking place this Sunday, March 19th. If you are going the race, make sure you show up on the correct day!

Rebecca Davis and Sam Holmes win Michigan Cup titles
Rebecca Davis and Sam Holmes win Michigan Cup titles

Rebecca Davis and Sam Holmes win Michigan Cup titles

3/10/2017 - By Mike Muha

Rebecca Davis and Sam Holmes win Michigan Cup senior titles in close racing.

Hanson Hills / Cross Country Ski Shop win Brumbaugh Cup
Hanson Hills / Cross Country Ski Shop win Brumbaugh Cup

Hanson Hills / Cross Country Ski Shop win Brumbaugh Cup

3/7/2017 - By Mike Muha

It was a close battle throughout the year but HH/CCSS was able to come from behind with a great team effort at the Black Mountain races!

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RESULTS: Harris and Ross win The Beast!
RESULTS: Harris and Ross win The Beast!

RESULTS: Harris and Ross win The Beast!

3/6/2017 - By John Gravlin

UPDATED. Sunday's 11km Black Mountain Freestyle Race did not have the weather or groomer issues like the classic race the day before but a few rogue snowmobile incursions onto the trail had to be smoothed out, delaying the start by 5 minutes.

RESULTS: Holmes and Oppllger take Black Mountain Classic
RESULTS: Holmes and Oppllger take Black Mountain Classic

RESULTS: Holmes and Oppllger take Black Mountain Classic

3/6/2017 - By John Gravlin

UPDATED. The largest snow fall of the season, the coldest night of the season, not enough ice on the lake start/finish area, frozen gas lines on one of the groomers on race day, but the end result was spectacular!

Vasa still leads MI Cup; Sam Holmes wins Senior Men's division
Vasa still leads MI Cup; Sam Holmes wins Senior Men's division

Vasa still leads MI Cup; Sam Holmes wins Senior Men's division

3/3/2017 - By Mike Muha

It the last weekend of racing for individual Michigan Cup points! This is your last chance to move up in the standings. If you don't race, you'll probably move down, since someone else will be getting the points you give up!

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