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Amy Xu (center) with Ahvo Taipale and David Clemens at the 2012 Vasaloppet China cross country ski race. Submitted Photo

Skiing in China

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Though she was a relative latecomer to the sport of cross-country skiing, Amy Xu has become an avid proponent of its benefits.

"It's a lifelong sport," says Xu, who co-owns Waubun's Rainbow Resort along with her husband, Mike Schumann and his brother and sister-in-law, Doug and Linda Schumann.


"I just love the beauty of nature and being out in the quiet (atmosphere). Then you have the fitness part of it, staying healthy.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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