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By Jana Peterson
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Cloquet grad skis for Nanooks

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?

 

December 7, 2018

JR Ancheta/UAF Photographer

Cloquet Class of 2017 grad Anja Maijala skis for the UA-Fairbanks Nanooks team.

Luckily for Cloquet grad Anja Maijala, the annual Nordic Cup race with in-state rival University of Alaska was held in Fairbanks this year, and not Anchorage.

That meant she was 350 miles away from the epicenter of Friday's 7.0 magnitude earthquake, and largely unaffected by it.

"My only experience with the earthquake was that it woke me up Friday morning when my raised bed began abruptly shaking," Maijala texted the Pine Knot News between races Saturday, adding that her entire room was shaking when she woke up.

Still, it didn't stop Maijala from starting off her second season with the Nano...



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