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White Pine Stampede: Over 100 inches of snow and counting
White Pine Stampede: Over 100 inches of snow and counting

White Pine Stampede: Over 100 inches of snow and counting

1/26/2009 - By White Pine Stampede

Snow continues to fall, and well over 100 inches has coated the Stampede track so far. Mother Nature has provided two good spells of warmer air and a little rain to make the base nearly bullet-proof. The 10 day forecast keeps us cold.

Sinnott and McCabe win 2009 Noquemanon Ski Marathon

1/25/2009 - By Mike Muha

Michael Sinnott and Laura McCabe, both from the Saab Salomon Factory Team won the 51K classic Noquemanon Ski Marathon. Steve Kuhl and Natalie Dawson were top Michigan Cup skiers, both of Team NordicSkiRacer.

Michigan Cup individual standings through Garland

1/23/2009 - By Ken Dawson

Here are the current individual standings through the Garland Races. Although team results have not been posted yet, team designations for individuals are listed based on all rosters.

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Weekend wax recommendations for the Noquemmanon

1/22/2009 - By Mike Muha

Wax recommendations from Fast Wax, Solda, Swix and Toko for the Noquemanon Ski Marathon. Check back for updates!

HH/CCSS lead demonstration Team Results

1/21/2009 - By Mike Muha

After three races, Hanson Hills / Cross Country Ski Shop leads the overall standings in the demonstration Team Results, proposed and scored by Ed Anderson.

Photos from the 2009 Garland Gripper
Photos from the 2009 Garland Gripper

Photos from the 2009 Garland Gripper

1/21/2009 - By Peter Bruning

Here are more photos of the Garland Gripper, especially of junior racers and iced beards

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Williams and Dawson win 20 Km Garland Glide
Williams and Dawson win 20 Km Garland Glide

Williams and Dawson win 20 Km Garland Glide

1/20/2009 - By Mike Muha

Ross Williams won his first senior men's race of the year at the Garland Glide, while Natalie Dawson picked up her second victory of the weekend, having won the Garland Gripper the day before.

Photos from the Garland Gripper 10 Km Race
Photos from the Garland Gripper 10 Km Race

Photos from the Garland Gripper 10 Km Race

1/19/2009 - By Mike Muha

Photos from the 2009 Garland Gripper 10 Km race on January 17.

Paull and Dawson win cold Garland Gripper
Paull and Dawson win cold Garland Gripper

Paull and Dawson win cold Garland Gripper

1/18/2009 - By Mike Muha

Denny Paull and Natalie Dawson were king and queen of the Garland Gripper Classic Race at Garland Resort on Saturday, January 17, 2009.

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MI Cup individual standings through Champion Hill

1/17/2009 - By Ken Dawson

Here are the current results for individual Michigan Cup scoring (PDF) as of the Grand Rapids Langlauf 15km at Champion Hill. Team results will be posted on next report.

Team Champion results for Champion Hill

1/17/2009 - By Ed Anderson

Team results were calculated for the Champion Hill freestyle race this past weekend. The overall Team Champion for the race was Hanson Hills/Cross Country Ski Shop.

Video from the Grand Rapids Langlauf at Champion Hill
Video from the Grand Rapids Langlauf at Champion Hill

Video from the Grand Rapids Langlauf at Champion Hill

1/16/2009 - By Ken Lake

Video pre-start, start and finish of the 2009 Grand Rapids Langlauf 15 Km at Champion Hill.

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