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Skinnyski.com reports that “Nearly 1,000 skiers participated in the 2012 Pre-Birkie race from Lake Hayward to Hwy OO as a final tune up to the big Birkie race. Skiers reported a clean start (with the wind!) and reasonable fast and quite good trail conditions. In the 42K freestyle race, Santiago Ocariz topped (?) a tough mens [...]

Thanks to Skinny Ski and David Owen for the shots.   results Catlin showed a 3rd in Sat. classic and managed a stellar 1st in the pursuit freestyle on Sunday.  This brought her in overall in the tour 2nd. Brian missed his high gear on the races Sat and Sun, ending 6th in the overall tour.

The night sprint is the third race of the five-stage Tour de Twin Cities.  The 1.4 K freestyle was held on the fast Theodore Wirth course.  The last two stages will be this week end on artificial snow at Green Acres. (unlike the Methow Valley in Washington that had 14 inches of real snow last night) results Congratulations [...]

Sunny skies, crisp temperatures and light winds combined for some good classical conditions Saturday morning for the Mayor’s Challenge events.  Sunday brought warmer but damp and cloudy conditions for the Mayor’s Challenge freestyle races at Theodore Wirth.  Thanks to Bruce http://www.skinnyski.com/racing/ and  David Owen www.davidjowen.com for the pictures. results  

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JGreggJanuary 14, 2012

There is green grass in our front yard in Minneapolis and although it was great to be home for 4 days we set off this weekend to find natural snow in Hayward, Wisconsin and race the Seeley Classic.  Six years ago I moved to Hayward and Cresthill Resort and started my professional ski career.  It means [...]

Really good to be back in our Minnesota house after being on the road for almost 60 days.  We forgot how good our new windows looked. Off to the 42 k Seeley Hills Classic this week end.  It is a major fundraiser for the Seeley Hills Ski Club and the revenue generated has allowed the club to [...]

Really good to be back in our Minnesota house after being on the road for almost 60 days.  We forgot how good our new windows looked. Off to the 42 k Seeley Hills Classic this week end.  It is a major fundraiser for the Seeley Hills Ski Club and the revenue generated has allowed the club to [...]

RESULTS Brian felt it went well.  He said his skis were good…like waxing in the Methow.  The new snow in the morning made things softer.   Brian had a close sprint finish.  Most of the race he was in a pack!  These are some photos from Toko.    

Rain, Rest, Racing is the happening in Rumford Maine were the US Nationals is happening.  The artificial snow on the short 3 k loup was so wet on Monday that the races were postponed a day to let things dry out.   A Rest day before the Race!    Things did get underway today with the freestyle sprints.    CXC [...]