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2011 White Pine Stampede 40k Photos
2011 White Pine Stampede 40k Photos

2011 White Pine Stampede 40k Photos

2/8/2011 - By Lydia Cadena and Cody Surles

Photos of the 40k start, finish and a few out on the course.

Brown and Webb and Williams and Pflughoeft win MI Cup Sprints
Brown and Webb and Williams and Pflughoeft win MI Cup Sprints

Brown and Webb and Williams and Pflughoeft win MI Cup Sprints

2/6/2011 - By Mike Muha

Eli Brown made up for his third place finish in the 40k White Pine Stampede by winning the Michigan Cup Sprints. Laura Webb beat White Pine 20k winner Amy Powell in the women's sprint.

Baic and Edwards win 40k White Pine Stampede
Baic and Edwards win 40k White Pine Stampede

Baic and Edwards win 40k White Pine Stampede

2/6/2011 - By Mike Muha

The White Pine Stampede had the snow it's craved for the last four years, with great coverage over the entire course. After very cold and slow conditions the last two weekends, racers were really happy with fast skiing and temperatures in the high 20's.

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White Pine and MI Cup Sprints wax recommendations

2/4/2011 - By Mike Muha

UPDATED: Wax recommendations from Solda, Toko, Swix, and Fast Wax for this weekend's Michigan Cup races. (Added Solda wax recommendations)

Michaywe’ announces inaugural WinterSonnenwende Nordic Race

2/2/2011 - By Chris Dandeneau

Michaywe’ resort in Gaylord, MI. will be the venue for the inaugural WinterSonnenwende Nordic 7.5/17km race in December 2011.

Swank and Owen win Noque classic marathon
Swank and Owen win Noque classic marathon

Swank and Owen win Noque classic marathon

1/29/2011 - By Mike Muha

UPDATED: Adam Swank of Dulth and Kristina Owen (Salomon/Swix) win the 51k classic at the Noquemanon Ski Marathon. Several Michigan Cup skiers finish high in the standings.

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Michigan Cup individual standings to date
Michigan Cup individual standings to date

Michigan Cup individual standings to date

1/28/2011 - By Ken Dawson

Current Michigan Cup Results through the Cote Dame Marie - Team Rosters will be included with next update

Weekend wax recommendations

1/27/2011 - By Mike Muha

UPDATED: Noquemanon Ski Marathon and Michigan Tech SuperTour: Fast Wax, Swix, Solda, and Toko wax recommendations. (Solda added, Toko on Sunday updated)

Cote Dame Marie: Gatorade Beards
Cote Dame Marie: Gatorade Beards

Cote Dame Marie: Gatorade Beards

1/25/2011 - By Justin Andre

Who's who in this rogue's gallery of frozen faces and beards....

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2010-2011 Michigan Cup Series Race Calendar
2010-2011 Michigan Cup Series Race Calendar

2010-2011 Michigan Cup Series Race Calendar

1/25/2011 - By Mike Muha

UPDATED: The Michigan High School Championships are now on Friday and Saturday, Feb 18 and 19 in Traverse City.

Video clips from the Cote Dame Marie
Video clips from the Cote Dame Marie

Video clips from the Cote Dame Marie

1/24/2011 - By Dave Durbin

Bitter cold day for a ski race. Conditions were slow but all survived. Hanson Hills. Grayling, MI. And here's the video to prove it.

Lots of snow for White Pine Stampede
Lots of snow for White Pine Stampede

Lots of snow for White Pine Stampede

1/24/2011 - By Jack McKaig

We have received several feet of snow but it has been all lake effect. Fortunately both the private and resort sections of the trail have been rolled and groomed regularly. We are ready to go!

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