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Sisu XII held in virtual fashion

 

January 23, 2021

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Local skiers Carl and Enni Gregas of Bessemer and Judi Yatchek of Ironwood pause after completing their virtual Sisu Ski Fest event on the Iron Belle Trail earlier this month.

By CHARITY SMITH

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IRONWOOD - COVID restrictions did not prevent cross-country ski lovers from participating in the 2020 Sisu Ski Fest, as it was held virtually this year.

In all, 386 people participated in the event which marked its 12th year.

The number of participants was down by nearly 50%, but race director Jackie Powers said that was to be expected because of the pandemic and the change in format. She said because of the pandemic, those already registered for this year's event were given the opportunity to race next year instead. Powers said that 49 people de...



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