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Photos Galore: Cote Dame Marie!
Photos Galore: Cote Dame Marie!

Photos Galore: Cote Dame Marie!

2/24/2010 - By Mike Muha

Photos from Justin Andre, Charlie Lannen, and Kelly Mikolajczyk of the 2010 Cote Dame Marie cross country ski race.

Strap on your skis for the Black Mountain Nordic Classic

2/24/2010 - By Denny Paull

The course should be especially great this year with the recent efforts of the MSEA Union, DNRE , TBTA and Senator Jason Allen to allow grooming of the entire outside perimeter of the course for the remainder of the winter.

Ski Tigers win HS State Championships
Ski Tigers win HS State Championships

Ski Tigers win HS State Championships

2/23/2010 - By Mike Muha

The Copper Country Ski Tigers won the Michigan State Championships, having both the best girls and best boys team. The Traverse City Central Trojans were second, followed by the Marquette Senior High School Varsity team.

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Photos: Michigan High School Championships
Photos: Michigan High School Championships

Photos: Michigan High School Championships

2/23/2010 - By Maureen Perkins

Photos from the 2010 Michigan High School Championships in Marquette...

30km awards ceremony,  10k races
30km awards ceremony,  10k races

30km awards ceremony, 10k races

2/23/2010 - By Randy Bladel

Today the 10K races at the World Masters Cup in Falun were delayed an hour due to a temperature at the track of -25C, or -13F. At least it was sunny with no wind. The snow was still cold and rather slow, though not as bad as yesterday.

Straits Striders sweep top spots at Hanson Hills Classic
Straits Striders sweep top spots at Hanson Hills Classic

Straits Striders sweep top spots at Hanson Hills Classic

2/22/2010 - By Mike Muha

Two Straits Striders topped the standings. Tracy Hardin finished over 2 minutes head of Ann Wagar. In the men's race, Denny Paull's powerful doublepole propelled him to the top spot.

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Baic wins first medal for US at World Masters

2/22/2010 - By Randy Bladel

Milan Baic has won the first medal for the United States, a bronze in the 30 K freestyle, M5 class. Conditions were "brutal", according to Milan, worse than the cold White Pine of the past.

Maclean and Vigland take Cote Dame Marie
Maclean and Vigland take Cote Dame Marie

Maclean and Vigland take Cote Dame Marie

2/21/2010 - By Mike Muha

Maybe it was the wax, but more likely it was the fitness and technique of Dave Maclean and Susan Vigland that made them the the Champions of the first Cote Dame Mare.

Wax recommendation for this weekend

2/18/2010 - By Mike Muha

Wax recommendation for the Cote Dame Marie, Hanson Hills Classic, and maybe the Ohio Nordic Flurry...plus links to wax recommendations for other races.

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Another 2010 Vasa video!

2/18/2010 - By MyNorth.com

Watch as Traverse City hosted the premiere nordic ski event bringing xc ski professionals and weekenders to a cross country ski celebration at the North American VASA last weekend.

Liebner and Wichern Vasa Grand Champions
Liebner and Wichern Vasa Grand Champions

Liebner and Wichern Vasa Grand Champions

2/18/2010 - By Jim Datsko

Andy Liebner and Amy Wichern became the first xcskishop.com Grand Champions for the lowest combined Vasa 50K and Gran Travers Classic times; Dennis Paull and Susan Vigland become crosscountryski.com Reserve Grand Champions.

Three VASA videos!
Three VASA videos!

Three VASA videos!

2/17/2010 - By Dave Durbin

Three videos: first lap of the 50K, second lap of the 50K, and the 27K, all at the Rock.

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