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How do you Stop on Rollerskis?

The answer is actually quite simple: you don’t. Yes, in reality, there is no fail-proof way to stop on rollerskis. In fact, sometimes it is worse if you attempt to stop when you should just keep going. There have been many instances where my attempt to stop led to a w...

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June 2020 Event Update
Skeeter Moore
June 18, 2020
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Events, News, Race Information

Today, we are launching Virtual NorthShore, a virtual race to accompany the NorthShore Rollerski scheduled for September 19, 2020 in Duluth, MN. We plan to include this virtual option annually moving forward, to be held in conjunction with the in-person NorthShore...

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New Virtual NorthShore To Be Held In Conjunction With NorthShore Rollerski
Skeeter Moore
June 18, 2020
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Events, News, Race Information

NorthShore Inline Marathon, Inc. is launching a new virtual race option called Virtual NorthShore to be held in conjunction with the in-person NorthShore Rollerski scheduled for September 19, 2020 in Duluth, Minnesota. We will offer this virtual option to participate...

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Top 3 Places to Rollerski in the Duluth Area

When I first moved to Duluth a few years ago, I had no idea where to rollerski. My first experience was less than ideal. I hopped on the Condon Park paved trail just east of the UMD campus and took off. Unfortunately for me, There is about 400 feet of steep descent on t...

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Rollerski Buyer’s Guide
Jordan Woods
April 28, 2020
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Gear, News

As I’ve perused the internet and social media sites over the past few weeks, I’ve noticed that many people are interested in buying rollerskis but don’t know where to start. With this in mind, I have created a Rollerski Buyer’s Guide. From local shops to interna...

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Why Do We Ski?
Jordan Woods
March 23, 2020
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News

Ah, the age old question, “why do we (insert endurance activity here)?” Spectators on the side of the course or trail look at the field of endurance athletes with a sense of bewildered awe. I cannot count how many times I’ve been asked, “why do you do something ...

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Small Towns and Big Crowds
Jordan Woods
February 28, 2020
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News

You would be hard-pressed to find an event that unites a small town more than the Mora Vasaloppet. The Birkie might be an exception, but for the city of Mora, Minnesota, the Vasaloppet is an all-hands-on-deck extravaganza. Being from Mora, I have learned just how import...

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