Brandon Nelson, left, of team Beavers Tree Service is joined by teammate Michael Lee as he crosses the finish line in first place at Ski to Sea on May 29, 2016, at Marine Park, Bellingham. Whatcom Events received a $10,000 tourism grant for 2016 from the city of Bellingham to help promote Ski to Sea.
Brandon Nelson, left, of team Beavers Tree Service is joined by teammate Michael Lee as he crosses the finish line in first place at Ski to Sea on May 29, 2016, at Marine Park, Bellingham. Whatcom Events received a $10,000 tourism grant for 2016 from the city of Bellingham to help promote Ski to Sea. Evan Abell eabell@bhamherald.com
Brandon Nelson, left, of team Beavers Tree Service is joined by teammate Michael Lee as he crosses the finish line in first place at Ski to Sea on May 29, 2016, at Marine Park, Bellingham. Whatcom Events received a $10,000 tourism grant for 2016 from the city of Bellingham to help promote Ski to Sea. Evan Abell eabell@bhamherald.com