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Rounding the final turn off Butte Avenue toward the Slate River Valley at the start of the second and final lap, I had my eyes peeled for a ride. There: the man dressed in a Birkebeiner-esque sweater with suspenders fastened to his Swix pants just beyond the — is that the Jamaican bobsled team? This is Crested Butte’s Alley Loop, titled a “Birkie qualifier with a twist”, a moniker that falls far short of capturing...

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On December 15th, 28-year-old Rosie Frankowski scored her first World Cup points after finishing 23rd in the 10-kilometer skate in Davos. She then flew back to Minneapolis to spend Christmas with her family before heading to Houghton, Michigan for US Nationals where despite coming down with a stomach bug, she finished 7th in the 10 k skate, 5th in the 20 k classic, and 6th in the classic sprint. FasterSkier connected with Frankowski as she...

The Crested Butte Nordic Center’s 27th annual Alley Loop Nordic Marathon to be held on Saturday, February 2 is getting an update for 2013 with a new sponsor and new Friday festivities before the race. Griggs Orthopedics (GO) is stepping up to the plate as the presenting sponsor and, as a specialized clinic working on enhancing athletic performance as well as medical care, GO is offering skiers the chance to purchase a personalized training plan when they register for the race.