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GCC hosts Junior Open ski camp


Ian Minielly/Daily Globe

THIS GROUP of skiers arrived first and on time in Depot Park on Sunday. While waiting for the rest of the group to arrive they decided to sit and take a break. These eight young ladies have high hopes of earning scholarships and even skiing professionally.


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IRONWOOD - They arrived in Ironwood Friday evening with the dream of a golden future.

The Junior Open Camp for kids aged 14-19 at Gogebic Community College has brought future collegiate and hopeful national and Olympic quality skiers from the Midwest to work with coach Karmen Whithan on fitness, technique and a love for skiing.

The crop of skiers leaves next Thursday, according to Whithan, as a new group of younger campers shows up.

According to Tobias Albrigtsen, lead media communications director, the kids will stay primarily on the campus of...

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