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From the left, MPP Bill Mauro and Mayor Keith Hobbs join skiers Bob Thompson, Dudley Coulter, Scott Hill, Evan Palmer-Charrette, Julian Freitag, Jimmy Gunka, Andrea Lee, Alannah MacLean, Erin Tribe and coach Mark Doble to cut a ceremonial ribbon during the launch of the  Haywood NorAm World Cross Country Skiing Trials. The event will take place at the Lappe Nordic Centre, where volunteers have been working around the clock to provide perfect snow conditions on the course.
(Brent Linton)
From the left, MPP Bill Mauro and Mayor Keith Hobbs join skiers Bob Thompson, Dudley Coulter, Scott Hill, Evan Palmer-Charrette, Julian Freitag, Jimmy Gunka, Andrea Lee, Alannah MacLean, Erin Tribe and coach Mark Doble to cut a ceremonial ribbon during the launch of the Haywood NorAm World Cross Country Skiing Trials. The event will take place at the Lappe Nordic Centre, where volunteers have been working around the clock to provide perfect snow conditions on the course. (Brent Linton)

More than 300 of Canada’s top cross country skiers are hitting the trails at Lappe Nordic Ski Centre this weekend, fighting for a spot in high-profile, championship-level race events.

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