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Four MWSC Athletes To Compete in IBU Youth/Junior World Biathlon Championships

| December 30, 2013

Monday afternoon marked the final day of the USA Team Trials for the upcoming IBU Youth/Junior Biathlon World Championships– the final day for numerous athletes to ski and shoot their best. “If you were on the podium today, it doesn’t mean you’re gonna make the team necessarily,” said USBA Director of Athlete Development, Piotr Bednarski. […]

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Practice Underway for the MWSC Development Team

| November 19, 2013

Thursday, November 14th was an exciting night for the Maine Winter Sports Center Development ski team… All because of the snow. “Awesome, it feels great,” said Development skier Sarah Beaulieu. “It feels great. Being on roller skis is great and all, but skiing is why I’m here,” added Development skier Dustin Alward. The snow unfortunately […]

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Nordic Trail Festival

| August 1, 2013

The 8th annual Nordic Trail Festival is returning with even more action than in previous years. Formerly called the Fat Tire Festival, this event is a celebration of community, trails, and lifestyle. “It’s grown and changed every year, this is by far our biggest year yet,” Event Director Michael Smith says. “So we’re pretty excited, […]

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One Year Until the IBU Youth/Junior Biathlon

| February 28, 2013

Exactly one year from today will be the beginning of the youth junior biathlon world championships in the county. In anticipation of an event that will draw thousands to Presque Isle’s Nordic Heritage Center, Thursday event organizers unveiled the logo and introduced a countdown calendar right in the heart of the star city. News Source 8′s Katie […]

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State Ski Meets Boost Economy

| February 19, 2013

State ski meets are taking place at the nordic heritage center and big rock mountain this week.  Besides the competition, I took a closer look at what it does for the economy here in the county.

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