Let’s Wrap this UP!

Matching Grant and Birkie Start Line Parking Opportunity   Hello Skiers!! I hope you had a good ski season and a great time at this year’s Birkie festivities!  Spring has hit the Northwoods of Wisconsin so while we are sad to have the ski season end, we are excited to begin strategizing for future events […]

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Slumberland Furniture Becomes Title Sponsor of the American Birkebeiner

HAYWARD, Wisconsin (April 3, 2015) –The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation and Slumberland Furniture are thrilled to announce an extended partnership with the signing of a three-year agreement naming Slumberland as Overall Title Sponsor of the American Birkebeiner, which encompasses the American Birkebeiner ski race and the Birkie’s year-round lifestyle brand. The grand opening of Slumberland’s […]

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Birkie Bonus April 1st & 2nd

Get Your “BIRKIE BONUS” – Sign Up ONCE for 3-4 Birkie Events Two-Day Sign-Up Happens on APRIL 1-2 For those of you who already do more than one Birkie event, and for those of you who would like to branch out and try new things, welcome to the 2nd year of “Birkie Bonus”–a way to […]

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Birkie Seeking Media/PR/Communications Director

The Birkie is adding to our team.  Now accepting applications for a full time  Media/PR/Communications Director. Find complete details here:  POSITION DETAILS.  Position based in Hayward Wi. Questions can be directed to Ben Popp  |  ben.popp@birkie.com

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Hello Illinois Skiers!

Northern Illinois Nordic End of season Party and Birkie Fund Raiser Northern Illinois Nordic has invited the Birkie to participate in their annual end of season party.  Hope you can join us – we’ve heard it’s A LOT of fun! See message below from our NIN friends:  When: April 11th @ 6:00pm -10pm????  Where: Norge Ski Club […]

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Ross and Rinehart Win 3rd Annual Fat Bike Birkie

CABLE, Wis. (March 7, 2015) –  This year’s finish of the Fat Bike Birkie was nearly a carbon copy of last year’s race, with Jenna Rinehart (Specialized) and Ned Overend (Specialized) repeating as women’s and men’s champions.  But that wasn’t to be in the third edition of the event. Overend crashed with two kilometers to […]

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Freewheel Bike Takes on Third Year as Title Sponsor of the Fat Bike Birkie

HAYWARD, Wisconsin (March 2, 2015) – The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation (ABSF) is proud to announce its ongoing relationship with Freewheel Bike as Title Sponsor of the Fat Bike Birkie on March 7, 2015. Now, in its third year, the Fat Bike Birkie event was launched in 2013 with input from Freewheel Bike and a […]

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The End of the Alphabet

As I sit here in Austria writing the final installment of the countdown, I can barely believe that it is already March, the 2015 Birkie has come to a close, and that I only have three more race series this season.  For the “X,Y,Z” edition of the countdown, I decided to talk to fellow Birkie […]

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Brooks and Bonaldi Win the American Birkebeiner

HAYWARD, Wis. (Feb.  21, 2015) – Holly Brooks (APU/Salomon) and Sergio Bonaldi (Scame-Ski Trab Marathon Team) captured the women’s and men’s freestyle titles at the 42nd American Birkebeiner.  For both, this was their second Birkie win. Brooks attacked with two kilometers to go into a headwind on Hayward Lake in the 51-kilometer race, dropping Aurelie […]

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Warmer Weather to Arrive Saturday

HAYWARD, Wis. (Feb.  20, 2015) – After some brutally cold days, the weather will moderate for Saturday.  The National Weather Service is calling for a low of 9F on Saturday morning with a high of 18F for the Birkie, Korte and Prince Haakon events.  With an inch or so of new snow on Friday, the […]

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