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PSIA Educational Course at Hanson Hills, Jan 21-22, 2012
PSIA Educational Course at Hanson Hills, Jan 21-22, 2012

PSIA Educational Course at Hanson Hills, Jan 21-22, 2012

1/18/2012 - By Amy Powell

PSIA is holding an Instructor Training Workshop as well as Level One through Level Three Exam Certification at Hanson Hills in Grayling, MI

Kids learn to ski at Huron Meadows
Kids learn to ski at Huron Meadows

Kids learn to ski at Huron Meadows

1/6/2012 - By Mike Muha

Response was overwhelming for our first time effort - 45 kids signed up! We had to really scramble to get enough instructors to make sure the kids had fun and learned.

VASA launches “MeSki” ski instruction program

12/31/2011 - By Vasa Ski Club

The Vasa board will launch an instructional program for area Nordic skiers called “MeSki” starting January 2 at 6:30 p.m. under the lights of groomed trails at Timber Ridge Resort in Traverse City. The program is free to skiers who have pre-register.

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Boyne Valley Lodge XC Ski Camp - Day 2
Boyne Valley Lodge XC Ski Camp - Day 2

Boyne Valley Lodge XC Ski Camp - Day 2

12/30/2011 - By Mike Muha

The temperature dropped 25 degrees overnight - it is the coldest day so far this winter. Lots of hill climbing, lots of skating without poles, and then some classic technique work in the afternoon.

Boyne Valley Lodge XC Ski Camp - Day 1
Boyne Valley Lodge XC Ski Camp - Day 1

Boyne Valley Lodge XC Ski Camp - Day 1

12/27/2011 - By Mike Muha

Day 1 and the search for snow. It started out in the low thirties with wet snow, and the temps dropped the entire afternoon. Supposed to get down to 10F tonight...

Free ski lessons at Huron Meadows and Hudson Mills

12/23/2011 - By Washtenaw Ski Touring Club

Want to learn the basics of cross country skiing? Volunteers from the Washtenaw Ski Touring Club will be offering free “learn to ski clinics” on selected Saturdays in January and February.

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Free introductory ski lessons

12/22/2011 - By John Johnson

Free introductory classic or freestyle cross-country ski lessons will be offered at Midland City Forest, Pine Haven, CNC, Hanson Hills in Grayling, or local golf courses depending on snow.

Third shock's the charm
Third shock's the charm

Third shock's the charm

12/7/2011 - By Mike Muha

I sort of left it as a cliff hanger last week: Did the electrical shock to my heart get me out of atrial fibrillation (AF)? It did, but not quite the way anyone, including my doctors, expected it to.

Today, I'm having my heart shocked
Today, I'm having my heart shocked

Today, I'm having my heart shocked

12/1/2011 - By Mike Muha

Yep, my heart is in A-fib and making shambles of my training. So this morning the doctor is putting me to sleep, then sending low-energy shocks to my heart to trigger a normal rhythm.

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Stop those Rollerskis!
Stop those Rollerskis!

Stop those Rollerskis!

11/23/2011 - By Bert Hinkley

But rollerski wheels don’t like to slide sideways at an angle to the direction of travel. So, a real snow plow is not possible. There are, however, a couple of ways to use the snow plow concept to slow yourself on rollerskis.

Trails groomed, clinics soon to start at Yellowstone Ski Festival
Trails groomed, clinics soon to start at Yellowstone Ski Festival

Trails groomed, clinics soon to start at Yellowstone Ski Festival

11/20/2011 - By Dan Cantrell

It is a winter wonderland in West Yellowstone, Mont., and the official start of the Yellowstone Ski Festival is just days away. The Rendezvous Ski Trails are groomed and in “race ski” shape, and many skiers have already arrived to get on snow.

Snow's falling for Yellowstone Ski Festival
Snow's falling for Yellowstone Ski Festival

Snow's falling for Yellowstone Ski Festival

11/10/2011 - By Dan Cantrell

A few more inches and the trails in town will be rolled, groomed, and ready for the Yellowstone Ski Festival. There are two weeks to go and almost all of them have a snowflake in the forecast.

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