Marv had a passion for cross-country skiing and made special friendships racing as a member of the Cross-Country Ski Headquarters team. He was often told at ski races what an inspiration he was to younger skiers.
The Michigan Cup Relays at the Cross Country Ski Headquarters in Roscommon: Warm and wet was the weather, and fast was the course!
UPDATED: Wax recommendations for the final Michigan Cup race of the 2021 season, the Michigan Cup Relays - Toko and Start!
A record number of skiers turned out for this year's Muffin Race: 34 juniors competed in the Michigan Cup Junior Team Sprint Relays (ages 13-19), and 53 juniors competed in the Mini Muffin races.
Hanson Hills / Cross Country Ski Shop has won the 2022 Brumbaugh Cup! After they hit their stride, HHCCSS placed first in 6 races.
The last junior race still needs to be run, but the top junior and senior champions for the year are ready to call...and there was a tie!
(UPDATED) Things were a little better day two of the Michigan Cup Championships. The weather warmed up to 23! The sun was out! It was (slightly) less windy!
Brutal winds! Cold! Slow! Dry snow, wind and cold made everyone suffer. Everyone was cooked by the end. But Jorden Wakeley and Jordyn Ross were crowned Michigan Cup Freestyle Champions!
The course for the Michigan Cup Freestyle Championships is attached. Note that the race does the West Trail System in reverse!
Due too poor snow levels and unsafe trail conditions at Hanson Hills, we have decided to move the location of our race to our neighbors to the north (Forbush Corner). Forbush has plenty of snow on their trails suitable for our Classic event.
It's the Michigan Cup Freestyle Championships and the Michigan Cup Classic Championships!
Hanson Hills / Cross Country Ski Shop continues to fend off all comers in the Brumbaugh Cup competition. Team NordicSkiRacer remains in second place; Vasa holds third place.
Nothing in the calendar for the next thirty days.