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Photos from the Michigan Cup Relays
Photos from the Michigan Cup Relays

Photos from the Michigan Cup Relays

3/10/2013 - By Mike Muha

Photos from the 2013 Michigan Cup Relays at the Cross Country Ski Headquarters in Higgins Lake, MI.

Michigan Cup race tight going into Relays
Michigan Cup race tight going into Relays

Michigan Cup race tight going into Relays

3/7/2013 - By Mike Muha

The Cross Country Ski Headquarters leads the senior Brumbaugh Cup competition, and the Vasa Ski Club owns the junior Baic Cup this year, but the race for the Michigan Cup is tight...

Brown jumps to the front of the Michigan Cup standings!
Brown jumps to the front of the Michigan Cup standings!

Brown jumps to the front of the Michigan Cup standings!

3/6/2013 - By Mike Muha

Vasa Ski Club's Eli Brown jumped the top of the Michigan Cup standings by winning the Black Mountain Classic race last weekend. Amy Powell held onto to her lead to take the Women's Title

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Hat Cam: Black Mountain Skate race
Hat Cam: Black Mountain Skate race

Hat Cam: Black Mountain Skate race

3/6/2013 - By Mike Muha

Here is the final "hat cam" video of the season by TeamNordicSkiRacer.com's Doug Cornell. Doug had a lot of fun creating the racing videos this year and he is very thankful for all of the kind words he received from his fellow racers at the events.

Yankus and Carlson win "The Beast": Black Mountain Skate

3/4/2013 - By Mike Muha

While Saturday's Black Mountain Classic was deemed "The Beauty", Sunday's skate race was "The Beast", according to Michael Bourassa. Michael Seaman described the course as "11k-ish uber hilly, with steep ups, and very fast wide open descents.

Brown and Hardin win Black Mountain Classic
Brown and Hardin win Black Mountain Classic

Brown and Hardin win Black Mountain Classic

3/4/2013 - By Mike Muha

Ken Dawson said it best: "The Black Mountain 30k Classic course had the best conditions in 9 years. With ample snow and cool temperatures, the race was the perfect setting for Tracy Hardin and Eli Brown to put another win under their belts.

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Men's race up for grabs in Michigan Cup
Men's race up for grabs in Michigan Cup

Men's race up for grabs in Michigan Cup

3/1/2013 - By Mike Muha

UPDATED: Eventually where there is a tie, head to head competition will apply. Lots of close results so grab as many points this last weekend as possible.

Lipp and Bruning win Muffin Race

2/25/2013 - By Mike Muha

Erin Lipp took another win this weekend, finishing first in the Cross Country Ski Headquarter's Muffin Pursuit Race. In the boys race, Andrew Bruning had the fastest legs of the day to finish in 25:04.

The O'Hearns makes it a family win at the Boyne Grinder
The O'Hearns makes it a family win at the Boyne Grinder

The O'Hearns makes it a family win at the Boyne Grinder

2/25/2013 - By Mike Muha

It was a family celebration as Erica and John O'Hearn crossed the finish line as the top women and man at the Boyne Mountain Grinder cross country ski race.

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Vasa Ski Club leads Michigan Cup Series
Vasa Ski Club leads Michigan Cup Series

Vasa Ski Club leads Michigan Cup Series

2/21/2013 - By Mike Muha

Official points keeper Ken Dawson has released the latest standings for the 2013 Michigan Cup Series. Vasa leads! Eivnd Kragebakk and Erin Lipp lead they junior standings, with Amy Powell and Ryan Harris (barely) on top of the senior standings.

March Into Madness Race Weekend
March Into Madness Race Weekend

March Into Madness Race Weekend

2/20/2013 - By Denny Paull

Preparations are continuing for the 9th annual Black Mountain Nordic Classic 30 km Classic race on Saturday March 2nd and the 1st annual March into Madness 10 km freestyle on Sunday March 3rd.

Harris and Frye win Forbush Corner Freestyle in tight finishes

2/19/2013 - By Mike Muha

With competitors breathing down their backs Ryan Harris and Mariah Frye crossed the finish line first to win the Forbush Corner Freeestyle.

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