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2017 Vasa announces Collegiate Challenge
2017 Vasa announces Collegiate Challenge

2017 Vasa announces Collegiate Challenge

11/16/2016 - By Pete LaPlaca

In our 2017 Festival of Races we are offering a new Collegiate Challenge that is open to all current collegians. The male and female skiers will be judged on a cumulative time for both a 11km freestyle race and a 16km classic race.

Registration is open for the 2017 Great Bear Chase!
Registration is open for the 2017 Great Bear Chase!

Registration is open for the 2017 Great Bear Chase!

11/10/2016 - By Great Bear Chase

Registration is now open for the 37th annual UP Health System Portage Great Bear Chase. The race will take place on Saturday, March 11th, 2017 at the beautiful Swedetown Trails in Calumet, Michigan.

Krazy Klassic to host Michigan Senior Olypmics
Krazy Klassic to host Michigan Senior Olypmics

Krazy Klassic to host Michigan Senior Olypmics

11/1/2016 - By Mike Muha

The 2017 Krazy Klassic Ski Race will be part of the 2017 Michigan Senior Olympics. Any Krazy Klassic participant age 55 and older over will be able to indicate during registration that they would like to be considered an MSO participant.

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Michigan Cup Committee set rules for 2016-2017 season
Michigan Cup Committee set rules for 2016-2017 season

Michigan Cup Committee set rules for 2016-2017 season

10/11/2016 - By Mike Muha

The Michigan Cup Committee made a number of decisions at it's annual meeting this past Sunday for the upcoming 2016-2017 ski season.

Will 83% ski pole rule save classic skiing?
Will 83% ski pole rule save classic skiing?

Will 83% ski pole rule save classic skiing?

10/5/2016 - By Mike Muha

The FIS created a new rule around the maximum pole length in classic technique to preserve the use of diagonal striding. What does this mean for the citizen racer?

2017 North American Vasa goes freestyle-only on Sunday, classic-only on Sunday
2017 North American Vasa goes freestyle-only on Sunday, classic-only on Sunday

2017 North American Vasa goes freestyle-only on Sunday, classic-only on Sunday

9/20/2016 - By Mike Muha

The Vasa will change to freestyle-only on Saturday (classic and skate skiers scored together as

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Noah Hoffman and Jessie Diggins win 42k Merino Muster
Noah Hoffman and Jessie Diggins win 42k Merino Muster

Noah Hoffman and Jessie Diggins win 42k Merino Muster

9/8/2016 - By USSA

Noah Hoffman (Aspen, CO) and Jessie Diggins (Afton, MN) led a strong U.S. presence Saturday, taking titles at the 42k Merino Muster near Wanaka, the third stop in the global Worldloppet long distance ski series.

SuperTour 2016-2017 schedule announced
SuperTour 2016-2017 schedule announced

SuperTour 2016-2017 schedule announced

6/27/2016 - By USSA

Athletes will vie for for points across the four SuperTour period to earn Continental Cup leader starts and World Cup starts.

NMU's Ian Tochia makes US Ski Team
NMU's Ian Tochia makes US Ski Team

NMU's Ian Tochia makes US Ski Team

5/11/2016 - By NMU

Northern Michigan's Ian Torchia was nominated for the 2016-17 U.S. Cross Country Ski Team. He was the only current collegian to be named to either the men's or women's squads and was placed on the D team.

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NMU's Fjeldheim named USSA Cross Country Domestic Coach of the Year
NMU's Fjeldheim named USSA Cross Country Domestic Coach of the Year

NMU's Fjeldheim named USSA Cross Country Domestic Coach of the Year

4/23/2016 - By NMU

This is the third time Fjeldheim has been honored by the USSA. He first earned Cross Country Coach of the Year accolades in 1991 and then received the Cross Country Domestic Coach of the Year award in 2005.

2016 UM Nordic Skiing: The Video!
2016 UM Nordic Skiing: The Video!

2016 UM Nordic Skiing: The Video!

4/3/2016 - By Mike Muha

Awesome video of the University of Michigan Nordic Ski Club!

Final Michigan Cup Team and Individual Standings
Final Michigan Cup Team and Individual Standings

Final Michigan Cup Team and Individual Standings

3/20/2016 - By Mike Muha

It was a close race all the way to the end for the Senior Men. Milan Baic and John O'Hearn (both Vasa Ski Club) finished with the same number of points.

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