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Kids race kicks off Sisu ski weekend

 

January 12, 2019

Ralph Ansami/Daily Globe

YOUNG SKIERS race around the Ironwood Depot Park track Friday afternoon to kick off Sisu weekend events. Ideal weather greeted the youngsters.

By RALPH ANSAMI

ransami@yourdailyglobe.com

IRONWOOD - There was plenty of snow Friday afternoon to cushion the falls of young skiers who were attempting to navigate the course around Depot Park.

The Depot Dash kicked off the weekend's 10th annual Sisu Ski Fest events.

The fire was burning strong in the warming pit, but on a 23-degree day with no wind, it wasn't really a necessity.

Around 4:15 p.m., volunteer Phil Strong was setting up a couple of young girls who arrived late for skiing.

The parents appeared to be having as much fun as the youngsters who struggled to remain upright.

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