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Gear West XC Ski has a part or full time SALES POSITION available. 
Retail ski experience would be helpful.

We have a great team and the healthy benefits (if you love skis, running shoes or bikes) are excellent.
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Scream Tunnels, Thankful Quads & Citgo Signs...

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ED. Katie enjoyed a breakout year on our state's tri scene this year. Her nomination for  "Most Improved" will be announced next week.

By Katie Deregnier

Boston Marathon Race Report - If you ever get a chance to do the Boston marathon, do it. It is an incredible experience that will leave you smiling for days! This year, Boston was moved from April to October with no complaint. The beautiful fall leaves, and amazing weather (65 and cloudy) made for an absolutely perfect day to run a marathon.

Boston started with a rolling start based on qualifying times. The morning is quite the process as athletes are shuffled in to buses at their designated times to drive to the town of Hopkinton where the start is located. After leaving the bus, athletes walk about a mile to the start line, and roll into the race. This made for a very laid-back atmosphere with ample time to take photos beforehand.

Since Boston is a one-way course, I met spectators at every town. Each place had it's own source of energy, from kids giving high fives, to live music, to the famous Wellesley college "scream tunnel" where hundreds of women from Wellesley college line up and scream- we could hear them a mile away! ...

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Josh, Brooks and Brett...

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2021 MINNESOTA MULTISPORT HONORS - Joining KORTNEY HAAG, DIANE HANKEE and ELAINE NELSON on the list of 2021 MASTER OF THE YEAR nominees are these fast guys:

 

JOSH BLANKENHEIM, 41, Duluth

- 2nd overall / 2nd Master @ Timberman Olympic

- 3rd overall / 2nd Master @ Buffalo Olympic

- 4th overall / 1st Master @ Heart of the Lakes ...

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Kortney, Diane & Elaine....

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2021 MINNESOTA MULTISPORT HONORS - Here are the three finalists and their competitive highlights for 2021Female Master of the Year:

KORTNEY HAAG, 42, Maple Grove (photo page 2 - R)

- 1st overall woman @ Graniteman Clearwater Olympic

- 1st overall woman @ Gear West Half - 4:47:48

- 1st overall woman @ Square Lake 70.3 - 4:48:47

- 2nd overall woman @ Heart of the Lakes...

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Tim, Luke, Dan & Tony...

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2021 MINNESOTA MULTISPORT AWARDS - As with the women in this category, there were several men who distinguished themselves in this category last season.

Here, in alpha order,  are the nominees for 2021 Male Grand Master of the Year and their competitive highlights:

 

TIM BROWN, 63, Blaine (2020 Male GMOY) - photo

- 1st AG @ Apple Duathlon

- 1st AG @ Buffalo Olympic

- 1st AG @ Manitou

- 1st AG @ Timberman Sprint

- 1st AG @ Turtleman Sprint

- 1st AG @ Maple Grove Olympic

- 1st AG @ Square Lake Sprint ...

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