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Gustavus Adolphus College drops Nordic varsity program
Gustavus Adolphus College drops Nordic varsity program

Gustavus Adolphus College drops Nordic varsity program

4/5/2014 - By Mike Muha

The Gustavus Adolphus College men’s and women’s Nordic ski programs will transition from varsity status to club sport status beginning with the 2014-2015 academic year. Skiers were blind sided by the decision.

Cross Country Ski Headquarters wins second consecutive Michigan Cup Title
Cross Country Ski Headquarters wins second consecutive Michigan Cup Title

Cross Country Ski Headquarters wins second consecutive Michigan Cup Title

4/4/2014 - By Tom Rzeznich

The conditions were quite possibly the best they have ever been for this almost-springtime race, and skiers enjoyed fast, plentiful snow without any rain, bare spots, or sunburn!

First Ever Brighton B-Rec Back 2 Back: Report and Pics
First Ever Brighton B-Rec Back 2 Back: Report and Pics

First Ever Brighton B-Rec Back 2 Back: Report and Pics

4/3/2014 - By Stan Dinkel

Spring skiing, forty-degree weather, mashed potato snow all had *nothing* to do with the first Brighton Rec B2B Cross Country Ski Race. The temperature for the race seemed frighteningly cold, a chilly 10 degrees, with an afternoon high of 23.

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Brenda Carlson and Jim Beebe top Paintball Biathlon standings
Brenda Carlson and Jim Beebe top Paintball Biathlon standings

Brenda Carlson and Jim Beebe top Paintball Biathlon standings

3/30/2014 - By Justin Andre and Mariah Frye

Individuals were challenged to ski laps around a designated course. At the end of each lap, participants had to shoot at 5 targets using a paintball gun. For each target hit 10 seconds of time was deducted from their time.

Sadie Bjornsen and Noah Hoffman take U.S. Distance Titles
Sadie Bjornsen and Noah Hoffman take U.S. Distance Titles

Sadie Bjornsen and Noah Hoffman take U.S. Distance Titles

3/30/2014 - By USSA

Noah Hoffman and Sadie Bjornsen both capped their respective seasons Friday with U.S. distance titles to wrap up the 2014 U.S. Cross Country Championships.

Six CCSA skiers earn All-American status at NCAA Championships skate race
Six CCSA skiers earn All-American status at NCAA Championships skate race

Six CCSA skiers earn All-American status at NCAA Championships skate race

3/21/2014 - By CCSA

Second-place finishes for both Alaska’s Max Olex and Northern Michigan’s Rosie Frankowski in the mass start freestyle races wrapped up a banner week for the CCSA at the NCAA Championships at Soldier Hollow Resort in Utah.

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Two-day Paintball Biathlon this weekend!
Two-day Paintball Biathlon this weekend!

Two-day Paintball Biathlon this weekend!

3/21/2014 - By Mariah Frye

The second annual Hanson Hills/XC Ski HQ Paintball Biathlon Series welcomes men, women, and kids to compete in this 2-day event, combining cross country skiing with paintball target shooting.

Schwab and Durand win Muffin Pursuit Race
Schwab and Durand win Muffin Pursuit Race

Schwab and Durand win Muffin Pursuit Race

3/18/2014 - By Mike Muha

The 22nd Annual Muffin Race at the Cross Country Ski Headquarters closed out the Michigan Cup season. Heidi Schwab and Ian Durand took the wins in the pursuit-format race.

Kikkan Randall sprint champion, 6th overall in World Cup
Kikkan Randall sprint champion, 6th overall in World Cup

Kikkan Randall sprint champion, 6th overall in World Cup

3/18/2014 - By USSA

Kikkan Randall skied into 13th Sunday in the 10k freestyle pursuit. In addition to her third-straight World Cup sprint title, Randall finished sixth in the overall standings behind overall champion Therese Johaug of Norway.

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Norwegian Birkebeiner race blown away...
Norwegian Birkebeiner race blown away...

Norwegian Birkebeiner race blown away...

3/16/2014 - By Nina Berglund

Around 17,000 eager skiers were halted at the starting line Saturday morning, prevented from racing 54 kilometers over the mountains between Rena and Lillehammer because of strong winds.

Strong Skiathlon for Liz Stephen at Falun
Strong Skiathlon for Liz Stephen at Falun

Strong Skiathlon for Liz Stephen at Falun

3/16/2014 - By USSA

Liz Stephen (E. Montpelier, VT) skied a strong freestyle leg to lead the USA in 15th at the Falun mini-tour skiathlon.

Video: Full women's Falun Classic Sprint Final
Video: Full women's Falun Classic Sprint Final

Video: Full women's Falun Classic Sprint Final

3/16/2014 - By USSA

Three-time World Cup sprint champion Kikkan Randall received her globe after a fourth-place finish in Friday's classic sprint, the final sprint of the season as well as the opening event of the three-day Stage World Cup mini-tour finale in Falun.

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