Stelljes and Pond Take Top Honors In the Big Fat 47K at 2021 Fat Bike Birkie

Brandvold and Furlong Top the Podium in Half Fat 21K Hayward, WI (March 15, 2021) – The sun was shining on the 2021 Fat Bike Birkie, presented by Freewheel Bike, with start line temps hovering around 32 degrees. Held at the American Birkebeiner Trailhead near Cable, WI, riders rolled their way down the snow-covered American […]

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Frankowski and Torchia Top the Podium in the 47th Slumberland American Birkebeiner Classic Race

Freshly Fallen Snow Greeted Skiers on Their Journey to the Finish Line HAYWARD, WI (Feb. 28, 2021) – With fresh fallen snow covering the classic course on the American Birkebeiner Trail, the race was slow and challenging for skiers in the 47th Slumberland American Birkebeiner (Birkie) classic championship race. In this unique year, the annual […]

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Sonnesyn and Hagenbuch Top the Podium in the 47th Slumberland American Birkebeiner

Solid Field of American Elites Vie for the Championship Title HAYWARD, WI (Feb. 27, 2021) – With temps hovering around the freezing mark, the morning’s racecourse was fast and the competition hot in the 47th Slumberland American Birkebeiner (Birkie). In this unique year, the annual Birkie ski race was completely modified from the traditional point […]

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Town of Cable receives $250,000 state grant to redevelop idle resort site

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47th Slumberland American Birkebeiner, Kortelopet & Prince Haakon 2021 Events Fast Approaching

Retooled Birkie Week 2021 Slated for February 24–28, 2021 Hayward, WI (February 15, 2021) – In just over a week, the 47th Slumberland American Birkebeiner (Birkie), Kortelopet, and Prince Haakon events will begin in Cable, WI. After months of planning, and with the guidance of health and medical professionals, and the Birkie medical director, the […]

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A Message From Ben Popp, Executive Director

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The ABSF and Enbridge Energy

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ABSF Seeks Community Input on Telemark Property

Hayward, WI (November 6, 2020) The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation (ABSF), organizers of the American Birkebeiner, “Birkie,” cross-country ski race, have entered into a purchase agreement for the long-closed Telemark Lodge and the 713-acre site on which it sits. With final purchase details in place, the ABSF is seeking broad community input on the project […]

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American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation Announces Plans for 2021 Slumberland American Birkebeiner, Kortelopet & Prince Haakon Races

Birkie Week 2021 Slated for February 24–28, 2021 Hayward, WI (October 14, 2020) – After months of planning, and with the guidance of public health officials, today the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation (ABSF) is pleased to announce the planned format for their annual February ski races. Registration for the 2021 Slumberland American Birkebeiner, Kortelopet and […]

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American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation Hosts 19th Annual Birkie Trail Run With Amplified Safety Enhancements and Protocols

Thankful for the Event, Enthusiastic Runners Embraced Safety Guidelines Cable, WI (September 26, 2020) – Spectacular autumn leaves and seasonal temps welcomed smiling runners and trekkers to the 19th Annual Birkie Trail Run, hosted by the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation (ABSF), at the American Birkebeiner Trailhead, Cable, WI. The 2020 Birkie Trail Run, presented by […]

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