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By Kerry Rodd
Pine Knot News Sports 

Downhill skiers race into the busy season


December 28, 2018

Photos contributed by Tom Heren

Top CEC skier Thomas Heren races downhill at the Virginia Invitational held at Giants Ridge Friday, Dec. 21. He crashed on one run and did not place.

A very young Cloquet-Esko-Carlton alpine ski team is preparing for a busy portion of their season following the holidays. The Lumberjacks had only two races prior to the holiday break, but that will all change soon.

"We've had only a couple of races so far, but that will change after the first of the year," said CEC coach Ryan Zimney. "We have a young group of kids, so it is giving us a chance to work on some things, and the snow conditions have been very good so far."

The two races the Lumberjacks raced in were a couple of weeks ago at Lutsen and last Friday at Giants Ridge.

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