Harry Bigos-Lowe of Auburn races Friday during the Good Times Roll roller ski race in Cumberland. Bigos-Lowe is one of 27 who competed in the 7.5 km Nonstop Nordic event at the Cumberland Fairgrounds. Nonstop Nordic is a volunteer-run organization that developed a series of Nordic ski races when the COVID-19 pandemic put a stop to high school races last winter. Good Times Roll was the first roller ski race hosted by Nonstop, but it won’t be the last, Nonstop founder Emily Cartwright said. Bigos-Lowe skied for Edward Little High School last winter and will ski for the Bridger Ski Foundation in Montana this coming winter. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal

Emma Charles of Farmington races Friday during the Good Times Roll roller ski race in Cumberland. Charles is one of 27 who competed in the 7.5 km Nonstop Nordic event at the Cumberland Fairgrounds. Charles is a senior at Mount Blue High School. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal

Leska Whitmarsh of North Yarmouth approaches the starting line of the Good Times Roll roller ski race Friday at the Cumberland Fairgrounds. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal

Jeff Baker of Bath roller skis Friday around the Cumberland Fairgrounds before the start of the Good Times Roll roller ski race. Baker is one of 27 who competed in the 7.5 km Nonstop Nordic event. Roller skiers are encouraged to wear bright clothing so that they are visible to motorists. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal

Justin Beckwith of the New England Nordic Ski Association mounts bindings to sets of roller skis Friday. Participants in the Good Times Roll roller ski race used roller skis from the same NENSA fleet to keep a level playing field. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal

Margot Kuntz of Red Lodge, Montana, stretches Friday before the start of the Good Times Roll roller ski race in Cumberland. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal

Finn Gray, left, of Falmouth and Tait Harvey of Cumberland roller ski on the agility course Friday at the Cumberland Fairgrounds. The course was set up for the Good Times Roll roller ski event. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal

Jenny Wilbraham of Carrabassett Valley approaches the start line Friday before the Good Times Roll roller ski race at the Cumberland Fairgrounds. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal

Jeff Baker, left, of Bath and Fred Call of Newry chat Friday before the start of the Good Times Roll roller ski race at the Cumberland Fairgrounds. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal

Harry Bigos-Lowe, right, of Auburn gives Leif Harvey of Cumberland a fist bump Friday after the two finished the Good Times Roll roller ski race in Cumberland. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal

Clare Egan congratulates Kyle Dancause after Dancause finished the Good Times Roll roller ski race Friday in Cumberland. Egan graduated from Cape Elizabeth High School and is a member of the United States Biathlon Team. She competes in World Cup races and has already qualified for the 2022 Winter Olympics that will be held in Beijing. “These races build the community that you need for support,” said Egan. “You need these races to say ‘this is why I am training.’ It’s a huge deal to have these summer races,” said Egan. Dancause is the Nordic ski coach for Greely High School. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal

Emma Charles of Farmington reacts after winning the overall women’s race Friday during the Good Times Roll roller ski race in Cumberland. Charles is a senior at Mount Blue High School. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal

Volunteers with Nonstop Nordic hold an awards ceremony Friday following the Good Times Roll roller ski race at the Cumberland Fairgrounds. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal


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