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Kates and Flynn win again, this time at Boyne Highlands Classic
Kates and Flynn win again, this time at Boyne Highlands Classic

Kates and Flynn win again, this time at Boyne Highlands Classic

3/11/2008 - By Mike Muha

After winning the Hanson Hills Classic the previous weekend, Adam Kates and Emily Flynn return to win the Boyne Highlands 10km Classic race on March 8. ,

Photos from the 2008 Boyne Highlands Classic
Photos from the 2008 Boyne Highlands Classic

Photos from the 2008 Boyne Highlands Classic

3/11/2008 - By Joel Moore

Photos from the 2008 Boyne Highlands 10km Classic cross country ski race on March 8.,

Weekend wax recommendations

3/7/2008 - By Mike Muha

Toko, Swix and Fast Wax wax recommendations for this weekend's races.,

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World Masters Photos
World Masters Photos

World Masters Photos

3/7/2008 - By Ken, Karen, and Natalie Dawson, and Aaron Tarnow

Photos to date from the Michigan Cup connections in McCall, Idaho, home of the 2008 World Master Championships of cross country skiing.,

World Master Report - Day 5
World Master Report - Day 5

World Master Report - Day 5

3/7/2008 - By Ken Dawson

You knew it was going to be a great day at the relays when Adam Swank of the U.S., skiing the 1st leg of the M1 relays, was so far in front of the next skier at the 3k mark he could have stopped and had breakfast and still been ahead.,

Photos from the Black Mountain 30km Classic
Photos from the Black Mountain 30km Classic

Photos from the Black Mountain 30km Classic

3/5/2008 - By Michael Polkern

Photos from the Black Mountain 30km Classic.,

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Paul and Hardin talk about their Black Mountain wins
Paul and Hardin talk about their Black Mountain wins

Paul and Hardin talk about their Black Mountain wins

3/5/2008 - By William Valentine

I decided that, rather than wait till the later stage in the race to turn it on, I just took off. I figured that if I could put some distance between the other racers they would not be able to draft me.,

World Master Report - Day 3
World Master Report - Day 3

World Master Report - Day 3

3/5/2008 - By Ken Dawson

The highlight of Day 3 was the performance of David MacLean. For every Michigan Cup skier we have been a witness to David’s flawless technique. And during today's 10k....,

World Master Report - Day 2

3/4/2008 - By Ken Dawson

One great thing about the World Masters is not worrying about your start lanes. The start has 20 diagonal lanes and your exact starting position is marked with a tag, i.e. row 1 and lane 5.,

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Kates and Flynn take Hanson Hills Classic

3/3/2008 - By Mike Muha

Adam Kates of the Soo Finnish Ski Club drove down from Sault St Marie, ON to put the hurt on local Michigan skiers winning by more than three minutes. And last year's MI Cup champion Emily Flynn (NordicSkiRacer) was back on the podium with a first.,

Paull and Hardin win on home course at Black Mountain Classic

3/2/2008 - By Tom Cadwalader

Paull’s winning time of 1:47:26 was a new course record. Hardin’s time of 2:10:10 was good enough for 14th overall and 1st in her division.,

With 220 inches of snow, Great Bear Chase ready
With 220 inches of snow, Great Bear Chase ready

With 220 inches of snow, Great Bear Chase ready

2/29/2008 - By Dave Mayo-Kiely

The 28th Annual River Valley State Bank Great Bear Chase course is in great shape thanks to more than 220 inches of snow this year and the 30+ inches that are on the ground.,

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