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Hat Cam: Black Mountain Skate race
Hat Cam: Black Mountain Skate race

Hat Cam: Black Mountain Skate race

3/6/2013 - By Mike Muha

Here is the final "hat cam" video of the season by TeamNordicSkiRacer.com's Doug Cornell. Doug had a lot of fun creating the racing videos this year and he is very thankful for all of the kind words he received from his fellow racers at the events.

Yankus and Carlson win "The Beast": Black Mountain Skate

3/4/2013 - By Mike Muha

While Saturday's Black Mountain Classic was deemed "The Beauty", Sunday's skate race was "The Beast", according to Michael Bourassa. Michael Seaman described the course as "11k-ish uber hilly, with steep ups, and very fast wide open descents.

Brown and Hardin win Black Mountain Classic
Brown and Hardin win Black Mountain Classic

Brown and Hardin win Black Mountain Classic

3/4/2013 - By Mike Muha

Ken Dawson said it best: "The Black Mountain 30k Classic course had the best conditions in 9 years. With ample snow and cool temperatures, the race was the perfect setting for Tracy Hardin and Eli Brown to put another win under their belts.

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Stephen top USA finisher with 16th in 30K classic
Stephen top USA finisher with 16th in 30K classic

Stephen top USA finisher with 16th in 30K classic

3/3/2013 - By USSA

Saturday was another spring-like day for the 30k classic at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships where Liz Stephen (East Montpelier, VT) finished 16th, taking the top spot for U.S. women.

USA 10th in World Champs Relay
USA 10th in World Champs Relay

USA 10th in World Champs Relay

3/2/2013 - By USSA

It was a back and forth race with the USA in the lead or first chase group much of the race, finishing just a minute back from Norwegian Petter Northug who anchored Norway to the gold.

Video: Diggins loses and gets new ski pole...and still wins!
Video: Diggins loses and gets new ski pole...and still wins!

Video: Diggins loses and gets new ski pole...and still wins!

3/2/2013 - By Mike Muha

Watch Diggins lose her pole during a climb (if you can - she shows no indication that she dropped her pole) and see her get another one 150 meters up the track in Women's Team Sprint at the 2013 FIS Nordic World Championships.

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2013 American Birkebeiner - Women's Race
2013 American Birkebeiner - Women's Race

2013 American Birkebeiner - Women's Race

3/2/2013 - By CXC Skiing

Watch most exciting moments of the 2013 American Birkebeiner - Women's Race in 10 min.

CCSA coach of the year: St. Scholastica’s Salmela, NMU’s Fjeldheim
CCSA coach of the year: St. Scholastica’s Salmela, NMU’s Fjeldheim

CCSA coach of the year: St. Scholastica’s Salmela, NMU’s Fjeldheim

3/2/2013 - By CCSA

The College of St. Scholastica’s Chad Salmela has been named the CCSA men’s coach of the year, and Northern Michigan’s Sten Fjeldheim earned the CCSA women’s coach of the year award, the conference office announced Thursday.

NCAA names participants for 2013 nationals
NCAA names participants for 2013 nationals

NCAA names participants for 2013 nationals

3/1/2013 - By CCSA

The NCAA officially announced the seven men and six women that will represent the Central Region at this year’s NCAA Championships, to be held March 6-9 in Middlebury, Vt.

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Men's race up for grabs in Michigan Cup
Men's race up for grabs in Michigan Cup

Men's race up for grabs in Michigan Cup

3/1/2013 - By Mike Muha

UPDATED: Eventually where there is a tie, head to head competition will apply. Lots of close results so grab as many points this last weekend as possible.

Wax Recommendations for this weekend's races
Wax Recommendations for this weekend's races

Wax Recommendations for this weekend's races

3/1/2013 - By Mike Muha

Wax recommendations for this weekend's Michigan races. Fast Wax, Solda, Swix, Toko... Check for additions and updates later.

Stephen and Diggins take 4th in relay
Stephen and Diggins take 4th in relay

Stephen and Diggins take 4th in relay

2/28/2013 - By USSA

Liz Stephen and Jessie Diggins skied powerful skating legs to lead the U.S. Ski Team to an historical best ever finish in the women's relay at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Val di Fiemme.

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