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Why would you drag a tire during a rollerski race?
Why would you drag a tire during a rollerski race?

Why would you drag a tire during a rollerski race?

11/10/2017 - By Mike Muha

Race Director Andy Liebner told participants in the Grand Rapids 10k Rollerski Race on Sunday, November 5 that dragging a tire reduces speed and increases safety. I can think of some alternative reasons...

Grand Rapids Rollerski Race, Nov 5...with twist!
Grand Rapids Rollerski Race, Nov 5...with twist!

Grand Rapids Rollerski Race, Nov 5...with twist!

10/23/2017 - By Andy Liebner

Coach Andy Liebner of the U.S. Ski Pole Co. is hosting the *Unofficial Freestyle Roller Ski Race Season Prep Challenge* on Sunday. November 5

Changes to scoring, new races in 2018 Michigan Cup
Changes to scoring, new races in 2018 Michigan Cup

Changes to scoring, new races in 2018 Michigan Cup

9/5/2017 - By Mike Muha

Representatives from each Michigan Cup team meet this past weekend for the annual Michigan Cup Committee meeting, to review last season and to plan out the new cross country ski racing season.

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Skiing community morns loss of Michael Seaman
Skiing community morns loss of Michael Seaman

Skiing community morns loss of Michael Seaman

6/28/2017 - By Mike Muha

Long time Michigan Cup skier Michael Seaman was killed after being hit by a car while biking Tuesday night. Alcohol is believed to be a factor with the driver according to state police. Seaman was 53.

Traverse City Central looking for a Nordic Ski Varsity Head Coach
Traverse City Central looking for a Nordic Ski Varsity Head Coach

Traverse City Central looking for a Nordic Ski Varsity Head Coach

6/16/2017 - By Mike Muha

Traverse City Central High School is looking for a Nordic Ski Varsity Head Coach. The position pays a stipend in the range of $3,571 to $4,052.60, based on previous public school coaching experience.

Tom Smith named Head Nordic Ski Coach at Michigan Tech
Tom Smith named Head Nordic Ski Coach at Michigan Tech

Tom Smith named Head Nordic Ski Coach at Michigan Tech

6/16/2017 - By NMU

Tom Smith has been named the head coach of the Michigan Tech men's and women's Nordic ski teams. Smith brings 14 years of coaching and competition experience with him.

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Joe Haggenmiller leaves Michigan Tech
Joe Haggenmiller leaves Michigan Tech

Joe Haggenmiller leaves Michigan Tech

5/5/2017 - By Michigan Tech

After 14 years as Michigan Tech's Nordic Ski coach and Track and Field coach, Joe Haggenmiller heads to off into the sunset...

Reflections on the 2017 Michigan Cup Season
Reflections on the 2017 Michigan Cup Season

Reflections on the 2017 Michigan Cup Season

4/18/2017 - By Ernie Brumbaugh

Has anyone else noticed? Younger skiers! College participation! Junior achievement! Ski technology!

Ski race report from Lillehammer, Norway: Birkebeiner Rennet (VIDEO)
Ski race report from Lillehammer, Norway: Birkebeiner Rennet (VIDEO)

Ski race report from Lillehammer, Norway: Birkebeiner Rennet (VIDEO)

3/26/2017 - By Allen Sorgenfrei

Saturday we got on our bus which stopped at the hotel at 4:15 am, and two hours later we were in Rena. We hopped another bus for a short ride to the start. Plowed fields held the stacks of big busses and cars and porta johns.

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Michigan Cup Skiers Compete in Lake Placid Loppet
Michigan Cup Skiers Compete in Lake Placid Loppet

Michigan Cup Skiers Compete in Lake Placid Loppet

3/25/2017 - By Doug Cornell

“You can do it!” a spectator yelled as I single-sticked my way up a vertical pitch. I crested the summit and with wobbly legs, dropped into a tuck and blasted the descent.

Team NSR and GRNST at the Engadin Skimarathon
Team NSR and GRNST at the Engadin Skimarathon

Team NSR and GRNST at the Engadin Skimarathon

3/23/2017 - By Allen Sorgenfrei

Despite a very disappointing year for snow in Europe, rumor was that there was still snow in Switzerland. We drove there from Munich, which was spring like, with not a snow pile in site.

2017 Muffin Race results
2017 Muffin Race results

2017 Muffin Race results

3/21/2017 - By Mike Muha

Last Michigan Cup Race of the season! The Muffin Race, held at the Cross Country Ski Headquarters, was a junior-only race. Racers did an 8km classic race, then an 8km freestyle race, pursuit-style.

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