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Alex Jospe - Rumford skate race

Rumford skate race

Last weekend was the second Eastern Cup of the year, in scenic Rumford, ME. I have fond memories of racing there in college; its a tough course that rewards good skiing and good fitness; you cant coast by on one or the other. And usually, the wind is blowing the…
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right direction, so you cant smell the papermills from the ski tracks. Yay! CSU showed up with our usual army of juniors, and I signed up for the mass start skate race. I love mass starts! Rumford had gotten hit with the same rain as everyone else, but managed to keep their snow, and it looked a lot like churned-up manmade snow, despite its natural origins. The interesting thing was that despite the crystals acting totally transformed, skis and rills that are good on natural snow were running quite well, leading me to a stiff pair of fresh-snow skis. I…

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