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Wax recommendation for Feb 10 Traverse City sprints

2/10/2009 - By Pete Edwards

Wax recommendations from Swix for the Feb 10 Traverse City Sprint race.

Photos from the 2009 White Pine Stampede 40 Km
Photos from the 2009 White Pine Stampede 40 Km

Photos from the 2009 White Pine Stampede 40 Km

2/10/2009 - By Kelly Mikolajczyk

This race was my introduction to the MI Cup racing series. Rather than race, I decided to take pictures and be race support for my teammates. It was fun to experience the other side of racing... Enjoy!

Lost Leaders at the White Pine Stampede
Lost Leaders at the White Pine Stampede

Lost Leaders at the White Pine Stampede

2/9/2009 - By Mike Muha

UPDATED: A little misdirection messed up the 40km freestyle results, but the 40 km classic and all the 20km and 10km skiers finished in great style.

www.hansonhills.org

Weekend wax recommendations

2/6/2009 - By Mike Muha

UPDATES! Wax recommendations from Fast Wax, Solda, Swix and Toko for the weekend's Michigan Cup (and other) races. Says Swix's Pete Edwards: "Looks like it will be warmer and wetter on Saturday and cooler/drier on Sunday."

Warm snow for White Pine
Warm snow for White Pine

Warm snow for White Pine

2/5/2009 - By White Pine Stampede

Wouldn't ya know it! Weather conditions begin a change just a Stampede day arrives. You should expect older snow that has been packed and groomed in an atmosphere of rising temps and quite high humidity.

Storage barn transforms to Banquet/Awards Area

2/5/2009 - By Justin Andre

I have decided to Convert our newly built Storage Barn into a Banquet/Awards Area… I am retro-fitting carpeted flooring, tables, chairs and heat into this 60x40 area.

www.skinordic.org
More photos from the Michigan Cup Marathon
More photos from the Michigan Cup Marathon

More photos from the Michigan Cup Marathon

2/4/2009 - By Kurt Peterson

Here are more photos from the Michigan Cup Marathon...

MI Cup Sprints: Champagne Edition
MI Cup Sprints: Champagne Edition

MI Cup Sprints: Champagne Edition

2/4/2009 - By Mike Muha

It's champagne for the winners - and for one lucky non-winner, plus goodies for everyone at this year's Michigan Cup Sprints.

2009 Michigan Cup Marathon: The Movie(s)
2009 Michigan Cup Marathon: The Movie(s)

2009 Michigan Cup Marathon: The Movie(s)

2/3/2009 - By Bill Kaltz

Four short videos taken at around the 2 Km mark at the 2009 Michigan Cup Marathon.

www.xcskishop.com

Hanson Hills/Cross Country Ski Shop Sweep Weekend Races

2/3/2009 - By Ed Anderson

HH/CCSS swept the Michigan Cup Marathon on Saturday and the Hanson Hills Classic race on Sunday. When compiled with prior race results, HH/CCSS holds it's #1 position followed by Nordic Ski Racer in 2nd, then GRNST, TNSC, SS and, CCSH.

Minor White Pine computer glitch
Minor White Pine computer glitch

Minor White Pine computer glitch

2/3/2009 - By White Pine Stampede

Most of you have received your registration confirmation cards, or will soon. The card may be inaccurate. Initially the computer placed everyone in the Freestyle category even if you registered Classic. It's been fixed...

Friday night Toko Wax clinic at White Pine Stampede
Friday night Toko Wax clinic at White Pine Stampede

Friday night Toko Wax clinic at White Pine Stampede

2/3/2009 - By White Pine Stampede

A Toko wax clinic and pasta dinner special highlight Friday night, the evening before the White Pine Stampede. And if you want to change distances, now's the time.

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