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CROSSING THE FINISH LINE—Kjetil Banerud celebrates his victory in the 20K Freestyle race on Saturday afternoon in Ishpeming. Banerud and Merli Richter picked up wins for the Wildcats during the two-day CCSA Championships. Travis Nelson/NW

Nordic skiers Merli Richter, Kjetil Banerud gain victories at CCSA Championships

Travis Nelson, Sports Editor February 14, 2022

The Northern Michigan University Nordic skiing teams took on the terrain at Al Quaal Recreation Area in the CCSA Championships on Saturday and Sunday. Three of the four races over the two days were won...

WINNING WILDCATS—The NMU Nordic Skiing team picked up a total of three gold medals this past weekend. Photo courtesy of Kjetil Baanerud.

A weekend of hardware for Wildcats’ Nordic Skiing at CCSA Qualifier/CXC Cup

Travis Nelson January 19, 2021

It was a good debut for the NMU Nordic Skiing team this past weekend in Cable, Wisconsin at the American Birkebeiner Start, taking home three gold medals. Graduate Kjetil Baanerud took first place...

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