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Frosty Freestyle - My first ski race
Frosty Freestyle - My first ski race

Frosty Freestyle - My first ski race

1/19/2011 - By Emily Hill

Just before we all went to line up, the "international guest star" advertised on the race website was announced - a skier dressed as Frosty the Snowman. Great - not only could I come in dead last, I could lose to a snowman.

GLD Junior Olympic 6k Classic results

1/19/2011 - By Mike Muha

Ross Williams and Maria Frick posted the fastest times at the Great Lakes Division Junior Olympic Qualifier 6k classic race held at the Boyne Valley Lodge in Walloon Lake on Sunday, January 16, 2011.

GLD Junior Olympic sprint results

1/18/2011 - By Mike Muha

Traverse City skiers dominated the Great Lakes Division Junior Olympic Qualifier sprint race held at the Boyne Valley Lodge in Walloon Lake on Saturday, January 15, 2011.

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Straits Striders take Krazy Klassic 12k
Straits Striders take Krazy Klassic 12k

Straits Striders take Krazy Klassic 12k

1/17/2011 - By Mike Muha

Strait Striders Tracy Hardin and Denny Paull, both of Cheboygan, drove down to Brighton and conquered the competition at the 1st Annual Huron Meadows Invitational (aka Krazy Klassic 12k) on Sunday, January 16.

Baic and Darnton take REI Frosty Freestyle
Baic and Darnton take REI Frosty Freestyle

Baic and Darnton take REI Frosty Freestyle

1/16/2011 - By Mike Muha

Cheryl Darnton wins her second Frosty Freestyle 15k race, two years in a row. And Milan Baic skis away from the pack to win the Men's division.

Weekend wax Recommendations

1/13/2011 - By Mike Muha

Wax recommendations for this weekend's Michigan Cup and Junior Olympic Qualifier races.

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A look at the completed Frosty Freestyle alternative race course
A look at the completed Frosty Freestyle alternative race course

A look at the completed Frosty Freestyle alternative race course

1/9/2011 - By Mike Muha

Video of the completed Frosty Freestyle alternative race course. If we don't have enough snow for the normal course, this is where we'll ski.

Grand Rapids Langlauf CANCELLED

1/8/2011 - By Justin Andre

The trail is still marginal at best.. Snow that we received yesterday helped to make somewhat of a base.. We were hoping for a few more inches of snow again last night, but once again Mother Nature has deprived us.

Michigan Cup Team Time Trial CANCELLED

1/7/2011 - By Justin Andre

TEAM TIME TRIALS are officially CANCELLED for Saturday.. GRNST Langlauf will be determined later this afternoon or Saturday morning...

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Frosty Freestyle thumbs nose at Mother Nature: Race is on!
Frosty Freestyle thumbs nose at Mother Nature: Race is on!

Frosty Freestyle thumbs nose at Mother Nature: Race is on!

1/7/2011 - By Mike Muha

The Frosty Freestyle announced today that the Frosty Freestyle race will be held on a backup race course should Mother Nature fails to deliver enough snow by Saturday, January 15, 2010 to use the original course. Video of alternative course!

Video: Holiday Classic 9km race
Video: Holiday Classic 9km race

Video: Holiday Classic 9km race

1/1/2011 - By John Kostrewza and Mike Muha

Video from John Kostrewza and Mike Muha of juniors racing in the 4km event at the 2010 Holiday Classic 9km senior cross country ski race at the Boyne Valley Lodge in Walloon Lake, Michigan.

Boyne Highlands Classic on Sunday CANCELLED!

12/31/2010 - By Gary Day

The cool down we were hoping for overnight never happened and with the light rain we received, part of our trail was lost. We are forced to cancel the race for Sunday.

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