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Snocross roars

Despite weather, national series racers compete at Mt. Zion


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IRONWOOD - Gogebic Community College's Mt. Zion ski hill played host to the Snocross Nationals opener this past weekend, with crowds of people gathering at the hill to watch as five-time champion Elias Ishoel of Norway claimed first place during Saturday's Pro class race, and Swedish rider Gustav Sahlsten took home the $10,000 prize for winning the Amsoil Dominator race on Friday night.

The weather affected the flow of the races, with a lack of seasonal snow, rain on Friday and temperatures reaching 44 degrees on Saturday. The crew at Mt. Zion had been m...

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