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Brown and Palomaki win 50K Vasa in very cold conditions
Brown and Palomaki win 50K Vasa in very cold conditions

Brown and Palomaki win 50K Vasa in very cold conditions

2/9/2013 - By Mike Muha

Eli Brown finished more the three minutes ahead of second place finisher Alex Vanais, and Angela Palomaki ran away with the women's finish.

Junior Vasa for kids on Saturday
Junior Vasa for kids on Saturday

Junior Vasa for kids on Saturday

2/8/2013 - By VASA

Once again, we will offer our Jr. Vasa races for kids ages 3-15 in events ranging from 1km to 3km in length, starting at 12:30pm on Saturday.

Wax Recommendations for Vasa and Gran Travers
Wax Recommendations for Vasa and Gran Travers

Wax Recommendations for Vasa and Gran Travers

2/8/2013 - By Mike Muha

UPDATE 1: Wax recommendations for this weekend's Michigan races. Fast Wax, Solda, Swix, Toko, SkiGo/Holmenkol... Check for additions and updates later.

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Classic Sprint results for Feb 5, 2013

2/7/2013 - By Mark Esper

Vasa Ski Club Classic Sprint results for Feb 5, 2013 at Timber Ridge.

Vasa getting more snow

2/7/2013 - By VASA

The skiing prognosis for the weekend looks like some of the best skiing in several years. We have a star-studded cast of some of the top citizen skiers in the Midwest including a young lady who won the Women's Mora 50k race in Minnesota last weekend.

2013 Hanson Hills Paintball Biathlon
2013 Hanson Hills Paintball Biathlon

2013 Hanson Hills Paintball Biathlon

2/6/2013 - By Mike Muha

Hanson Hills' Paintball Biathlon attracted a combination of Michigan Cup skiers and non-racer types and featured two ladies from Ohio who really knew how to shoot.

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Riley's loop in excellent shape for VASA 50k

2/4/2013 - By VASA

Dr. Jim Woodburne reports that more packing and grooming was conducted on Riley's loop (50km) during the week and it is now in excellent shape. Several skiers have reported that this very scenic section of trail is very skiable.

Michigan Cup Sprints: O'Flynn, Lipp, Dotterer and Williams on top
Michigan Cup Sprints: O'Flynn, Lipp, Dotterer and Williams on top

Michigan Cup Sprints: O'Flynn, Lipp, Dotterer and Williams on top

2/4/2013 - By Mike Muha

Ross Williams and Erin Lipp were the fastest Junior racers at the Michigan Cup Sprints on Sunday. The top prize for the seniors went to Ross Williams and Erice O'Hearn.

Sprint Teams make the finals
Sprint Teams make the finals

Sprint Teams make the finals

2/4/2013 - By US Ski Team

The U.S. Ski Team wrapped up a very successful weekend of Olympic test events with benchmark results in a team sprint at the Laura Cross Country Ski Center with tboth the Men's and Women's teams making the finals.

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Vanais and Powell win White Pine Stampede 40K Freestyle
Vanais and Powell win White Pine Stampede 40K Freestyle

Vanais and Powell win White Pine Stampede 40K Freestyle

2/2/2013 - By Mike Muha

UPDATED: Cross Country Ski Headquarters' Alex Vanias and Vasa Ski Club's Amy Powell took top honors in today's White Pine Stampede 40K Freestyle..

Stephen takes 8th in Sochi Skiathon
Stephen takes 8th in Sochi Skiathon

Stephen takes 8th in Sochi Skiathon

2/2/2013 - By USSA

UPDATED: The U.S. Ski Team's Liz Stephen (E. Montpelier, VT) skied to a career best eighth in the 7.5k/7.5k skiathlon on the Olympic course.

Kikkan Randall dominates Sochi freestyle sprint
Kikkan Randall dominates Sochi freestyle sprint

Kikkan Randall dominates Sochi freestyle sprint

2/2/2013 - By USSA

Kikkan Randall (Anchorage) left no doubt, leading every stride of three heats to win the freestyle sprint Olympic test event at the Laura Cross Country Ski Center near Krasnaya Polyana outside Sochi in Russia/

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