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Schmalz and Dawson win a crazy Krazy Klassic
Schmalz and Dawson win a crazy Krazy Klassic

Schmalz and Dawson win a crazy Krazy Klassic

1/21/2013 - By Mike Muha

Martin Schmalz came on to the Michigan Cup racing scene for the first time ever, holding off Dan Yankus to take the win the 10k Krazy Klassic. Karen Dawson held off Hilary Witbrodt for the women's win.

VIDEO: Cote Dame Marie, racer view
VIDEO: Cote Dame Marie, racer view

VIDEO: Cote Dame Marie, racer view

1/20/2013 - By Doug Cornell

Nordic ski racing is a popular winter sport in Michigan, and the Cote Dame Marie Loppet, held at Hanson Hills in Grayling, is one of the biggest races in the Michigan Cup series. Team NordicSkiRacer competitor Doug Cornell wears his "hat-cam"...

Brown and Powell win Cote Dame Marie
Brown and Powell win Cote Dame Marie

Brown and Powell win Cote Dame Marie

1/19/2013 - By Mike Muha

Eli Brown laid the law down, winning the 24.4k Cote Dame Marie by over 4 minutes. Amy Powell skied across the finish line with a narrower 37 second lead.

www.cross-country-ski.com

Cote Dame Marie is ON!

1/18/2013 - By Justin Andre

Cote Dame Marie Report: RACE IS ON!!! With alot of work this morning we have put together a race course!! We have come up with a 6.1K loop. Skiers will do 1, 2 or 4 laps depending on class.

Wax Recommendations for this weekend's races
Wax Recommendations for this weekend's races

Wax Recommendations for this weekend's races

1/18/2013 - By Mike Muha

UPDATE #4: Wax recommendations for this weekend's Michigan races. Fast Wax, Solda, Swix, Toko, SkiGo/Holmenkol... Check for additions and updates later.

GLD JNQ moved to Cote Dame Marie
GLD JNQ moved to Cote Dame Marie

GLD JNQ moved to Cote Dame Marie

1/16/2013 - By Nick Baic

The JNQ races scheduled this coming weekend in Ohio have been moved to the Cote Dame Marie at Hanson Hills in Grayling MI due to lack of snow. There will be a 6-8 Km FS race on Saturday only.

www.hansonhills.org
Harris and Crocker take Frosty Freestyle titles
Harris and Crocker take Frosty Freestyle titles

Harris and Crocker take Frosty Freestyle titles

1/13/2013 - By Mike Muha

Ryan Harris took the win in 12k Frosty Freestyle on some of the only snow open in Michigan. Alison Crocker held on to the lead men to take the women's overall crown.

2013 Michigan Cup Schedule
2013 Michigan Cup Schedule

2013 Michigan Cup Schedule

1/12/2013 - By Mike Muha

UPDATED AGAIN! The Krazy Klassic 12K classic race at Huron Meadows Metropark in Brighton, MI has been postponed one week, from Sunday Jan 13 to Sunday Jan 20. The Michigan Cup Cross Country Ski Race Series schedule for to 2012-2013 season. Think Snow!

Wax Recommendations for this weekend's races
Wax Recommendations for this weekend's races

Wax Recommendations for this weekend's races

1/10/2013 - By Mike Muha

UPDATE 1: Wax recommendations for this weekend's Michigan races. Fast Wax, Solda, Swix, Toko, SkiGo/Holmenkol... Check for additions and updates later.

www.skinordic.org
GLD skiers complete 2 out of 4 required races
GLD skiers complete 2 out of 4 required races

GLD skiers complete 2 out of 4 required races

1/9/2013 - By Mike Muha

UPDATED: Yesterday's freestyle sprint race and today's classic race at the Boyne Valley Lodge were the first opportunities for junior skiers to earn points toward Junior Nationals in Alaska. Previous Junior National Qualifying races have been cancelled.

Plenty of snow for the Frosty Freestyle and Krazy Klassic races
Plenty of snow for the Frosty Freestyle and Krazy Klassic races

Plenty of snow for the Frosty Freestyle and Krazy Klassic races

1/8/2013 - By Mike Muha

Worried about the warming trend this week? We have lots of snow and even more man-made snow. You will be racing!

Photos: GLD Junior National Qualifier
Photos: GLD Junior National Qualifier

Photos: GLD Junior National Qualifier

1/8/2013 - By Peter Bruning

Peter Bruning's photos from the Great Lakes District Junior National Qualifer at the Boyne Valley Lodge in Walloon Lake on Saturday January 5, 2013.

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