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Photos from the 2012 Cote Dame Marie
Photos from the 2012 Cote Dame Marie

Photos from the 2012 Cote Dame Marie

1/22/2012 - By Peter Bruning

Peter Bruning took lots of start photos, plus photos and the 30k halfway point and finish.

Koch and Vigland win Cote Dame Marie
Koch and Vigland win Cote Dame Marie

Koch and Vigland win Cote Dame Marie

1/22/2012 - By Mike Muha

Finally! A race with decent snow with - GASP! -set tracks. Skiers who avoided last week's iffy snow at the Frosty Freestyle and Krazy Klassic came out in droves for the 2012 Cote Dame Marie at Hanson Hills in Grayling, MI.

Photos from the Frosty Freestyle, kids and adults
Photos from the Frosty Freestyle, kids and adults

Photos from the Frosty Freestyle, kids and adults

1/20/2012 - By Denise Semion

Photos of the 2012 Frosty Freestyle by Denise Semion of the Huron-Clinton Metroparks.

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Photos from the Frosty Freestyle Kids Race
Photos from the Frosty Freestyle Kids Race

Photos from the Frosty Freestyle Kids Race

1/20/2012 - By Ken Grybel II

Forty-five kids arrived at Huron Meadows at 8:00am, got their skis, and headed out to the start line to race in the first ever Frosty Freestyle Kids Race. Frosty the Snowman was their to cheer them on!

UPDATED: Photos from the Krazy Klassic
UPDATED: Photos from the Krazy Klassic

UPDATED: Photos from the Krazy Klassic

1/20/2012 - By Mike Muha

It WAS Krazy! Who holds a classic cross country ski race without set tracks? We do! (I added the link to the photos - DUH!)

Video: Krazy Klassic 10K
Video: Krazy Klassic 10K

Video: Krazy Klassic 10K

1/19/2012 - By Mike Muha

It WAS Krazy! Who holds a classic cross country ski race without set tracks? We do! Dan Yankus (Team NordicSkiRacer) added a second victory this weekend, and Tracy Hardin (Straits Striders) was the women's champion.

www.hansonhills.org
Videos: REI Frosty Freestyle  Men's and Women's 10K
Videos: REI Frosty Freestyle  Men's and Women's 10K

Videos: REI Frosty Freestyle Men's and Women's 10K

1/17/2012 - By Mike Muha

Dan Yankus and Cheryl Darnton both pull away from the field to win their respective divisions in the 2012 REI Frosty Freestyle

Cote Dame Marie: Great snow coverage
Cote Dame Marie: Great snow coverage

Cote Dame Marie: Great snow coverage

1/17/2012 - By Justin Andre

Trails are looking Beautiful!! We have great coverage and perfect set tracks!!

Vidoes: Frosty Freestyle  Men's and Women's 5K
Vidoes: Frosty Freestyle  Men's and Women's 5K

Vidoes: Frosty Freestyle Men's and Women's 5K

1/16/2012 - By Mike Muha

Team NordicSkiRacer's Lindsey MacDonald wins the 5k Frosty Freestyle cross country ski race, leading the entire race. Brothers Nikolaas and Vincent Vermeulen finish 1-2 in the men's 5k.

www.skinordic.org
GLD Junior National Qualifier #2 results
GLD Junior National Qualifier #2 results

GLD Junior National Qualifier #2 results

1/16/2012 - By Liz Bruning

Local Nordic skiers competed in Junior National Qualifying races at the Boyne Valley Lodge and at Nub’s Nob this weekend.

Yankus and Hardin doublepole to Krazy Klassic wins
Yankus and Hardin doublepole to Krazy Klassic wins

Yankus and Hardin doublepole to Krazy Klassic wins

1/15/2012 - By Mike Muha

No tracks were set, but that didn't hold any racers back. Many racers did more doublepoling than they'd ever done before, seeing what their upper body was made of.

Darnton and Yankus win big in Frosty Freestyle
Darnton and Yankus win big in Frosty Freestyle

Darnton and Yankus win big in Frosty Freestyle

1/15/2012 - By Mike Muha

It was a hard race over a relatively flat course, with no place to rest and no place to hide. Conditions ranged from a foot of hard packed snow to icy-snow barely covering the grass. But the competition was spectacular.

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