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New Rule: Ski to Sea individual winners barred from repeat performance

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New Rule: Ski to Sea individual winners barred from repeat performance

KGMI News Reporting
By Karen Taylor

BELLINGHAM, Wash. – Some major changes are coming to the Ski to Sea race next year.

Race manager Mel Monkelis says individual racers who place first, second or third in recreational teams will not be allowed to compete in any recreational division for the next two years.

Play Mel Monkelis on Ski to Sea winners

He says this means those individual racers who placed in 2013 must sign up for a team in a different division for 2014 and 2015.

The same teams that have won in the recreational division can still compete, but must have different team members.

Monkelis says the race committee felt the change is the fairest approach to ensure Ski to Sea remains a recreational competitive event.