UPDATED! The weather was great: sunny, with temperatures approaching 60, the beer was flowing, and the pulled pork sandwiches were being consumed in vast quantities. Oh, and there was a cross county ski race, too.
A group of Michigan skiers headed north over the weekend to participate in the Ontario championships. Members of the GRNST, lake Michigan, and Vasa ski clubs teamed up to challenge Jr. teams from all over Ontario.
Northern Michigan’s Erik Soderman claimed the national championship with a dominant performance in the men’s 10k skate, and three CCSA skiers (all from NMU) earned All-American honors in the first day of racing at the NCAA Championships.
Fischer Sports, the world’s leading cross country ski manufacturer, today announced that Fischer ski athlete and U.S. Ski Team member Kikkan Randall made history as the first American woman to win the FIS Cross Country World Cup sprint title.