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Vasa Ski Club looking for volunteers to shovel snow
Vasa Ski Club looking for volunteers to shovel snow

Vasa Ski Club looking for volunteers to shovel snow

9/4/2012 - By Eli Brown

Vasa Ski Club hosts the 3rd Annual "first xc ski race of the season in America!". Course workers are needed to fill shifts for the 5 days up to the event.

The first annual Hartwick Pines time trial!
The first annual Hartwick Pines time trial!

The first annual Hartwick Pines time trial!

8/20/2012 - By Mike Muha

We roll out of Grayling to Hartwick Pines and Eli, being the guy he is, decides the climb out of Hartwick should be the First Annual Hartwick Pines Time Trial. Frank Rynawski, Chris Weingartz and I chase after him.

Michigan Cup skiers turn pro with BISSELL Pro cycling team
Michigan Cup skiers turn pro with BISSELL Pro cycling team

Michigan Cup skiers turn pro with BISSELL Pro cycling team

7/24/2012 - By Mike Muha

Former Team NordicSkiRacer Mac Brennan turns pro with BISSELL Pro cycling team, along with the Cross Country Ski Headquarter's Alex Vanias.

www.skinordic.org
Michigan Cup skier to coach Petoskey cross country running
Michigan Cup skier to coach Petoskey cross country running

Michigan Cup skier to coach Petoskey cross country running

7/16/2012 - By Mike Muha

Top Michigan Cup skier Jim Harrington has just signed on to coach the Petoskey High School cross country running team.

Who's number 1? Michigan Cup 2012 final standings
Who's number 1? Michigan Cup 2012 final standings

Who's number 1? Michigan Cup 2012 final standings

6/25/2012 - By Mike Muha

Official Michigan Cup points Keeper Ken Dawson has just released the final standings for the 2011-2012 season. The entire results are here. Congratulations all!

Guess when and where this race was held
Guess when and where this race was held

Guess when and where this race was held

4/21/2012 - By Jeff Kalember

I challenge you to guess when are where this race was held.

www.xcskishop.com
Photos from the 2012 Michigan Cup Relays
Photos from the 2012 Michigan Cup Relays

Photos from the 2012 Michigan Cup Relays

3/19/2012 - By Bob Frye, Jim Pryor, Mike Muha

Photos from the 2012 Michigan Cup Relays at the Cross Country Ski Headquarters by Bob Frye, Jim Pryor, and Mike Muha,

Vasa Ski Club takes Biac, Brumbaugh and Michigan Cups
Vasa Ski Club takes Biac, Brumbaugh and Michigan Cups

Vasa Ski Club takes Biac, Brumbaugh and Michigan Cups

3/16/2012 - By Mike Muha

The Vasa Ski Club crushed the competition to take the 2012 Biac Cup for best junior team, the 2012 Brumbaugh Cup for best senior team, and the overall 2012 Michigan Cup for best combined team.

Racing, partying, and sun burn at the Michigan Cup Relays
Racing, partying, and sun burn at the Michigan Cup Relays

Racing, partying, and sun burn at the Michigan Cup Relays

3/15/2012 - By Mike Muha

UPDATED! The weather was great: sunny, with temperatures approaching 60, the beer was flowing, and the pulled pork sandwiches were being consumed in vast quantities. Oh, and there was a cross county ski race, too.

www.cross-country-ski.com
Photos from LAST YEAR'S Michigan Cup Relays
Photos from LAST YEAR'S Michigan Cup Relays

Photos from LAST YEAR'S Michigan Cup Relays

3/13/2012 - By Jim Pryor

Photos from Jim Pryor's hidden archive of LAST YEAR's Michigan Cup Relay at the Cross Country Ski Headquarters on Sunday, March 6, 2011.

Bear Chase and Michigan Cup Relay wax recommendations

3/10/2012 - By Mike Muha

UPDATED AGAIN: Wax recommendations from the major wax companies for the weekend's cross country ski races.

Bruning, Lipp, Hardin and Brown win Michigan Cup titles
Bruning, Lipp, Hardin and Brown win Michigan Cup titles

Bruning, Lipp, Hardin and Brown win Michigan Cup titles

3/8/2012 - By Mike Muha

Andrew Bruning and Erin Lipp take the Junior titles, and Tracy Hardin and Eli Brown are the top senior skiers in the 2012 Michigan Cup cross country ski race series.

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