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U.S. X Country Championships can be viewed on the Internet

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Info Box: U.S. Cross Country Championships schedule Thursday – Classic Technique- Men and women’s 5.6k sit-ski race at 7 a.m.- Men’s 15K at 8 a.m.- Women’s 10K at noon.Friday – Sit-ski sprint- Men and women’s ski-ski at 7 a.m.Saturday, Jan. 5 – Freestyle sprint- Qualification round at 7 a.m.- Finals at 11 a.m.Sunday, Jan. 6 – Classic team sprint- Men and women’s team sprint at 7:30 a.m.Log on to http://www.seniornationals.org/webcam.htm.HOUGHTON, Mich. – Fans can watch portions of the 2008 U.S. Cross Country Championships that began on Tuesday, from the Michigan Tech Nordic Training Center. Three Web cams will cover the start and the finish sections of the course, providing streaming video and audio from the event announcer during all of the races.Some 450 athletes will compete in a week of national title races. American Kris Freeman will be looking to add to his 10 U.S. championships and to extend his record of 23 SuperTour victories. Sprinter Kikkan Randall, who became the first American woman to win a World Cup race Dec. 16 in Russia, is the defending champion and is pursuing her fifth national sprint gold medal.To watch the races, log on to http://www.seniornationals.org/webcam.htm.I


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