ABSF & CAMBA partner to host the Epic Bike Fest!

American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation and Chequamegon Area Mountain Bike Association partner to host the Epic Bike Fest in Hayward/Cable area.  Hayward – Cable, Wis. (February 3, 2022)  The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation (ABSF) and the Chequamegon Area Mountain Association (CAMBA) are partnering to host the Epic Bike Fest in Hayward/Cable, WI on June 4th, and […]

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Gov. Evers: Announces more than $20 million in tourism capital investment grants for projects across the state

We are incredibly proud to receive a grant of $762,750 to help with the development of the Mt. Telemark Village.  Governor Evers said, “I know you are going to make good use of this money.  Now that you are in charge of the entire complex (Telemark) you are trying to make it the best year-round […]

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Healthcare Appreciation Week at Backroads Coffee

The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation is proud to offer a token of appreciation to recognize the significant efforts of front-line staff in response to continued elevation of COVID-19 cases. The ABSF invites all healthcare workers to enjoy a beverage of their choice (1 per day) at Backroads Coffee from of January 31, 2022 to February […]

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American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation Facilities & Trail Management Assistant and Event Assistant – Data Coordinator Job Openings

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Building for the Future with the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation (ABSF) 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ……. What: An informative evening to learn the latest news on the re-development of the Telemark property, Birkie week events, and training advice for the upcoming cross country ski season. Guest speakers include Ben Popp, Executive Director of ABSF, and Caitlin Compton Gregg, Head Coach of Team Birkie.    The evening will begin with conversation, appetizers, and beverages at 6:30 p.m., with the program beginning at 7:00 p.m. There will be an opportunity for […]

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The ABSF has launched a Campaign for Re-Envisioned Telemark

Informational meeting and tour to be held this Saturday, 10/23. Cable-Hayward, WI (October 11, 2021) – The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation has launched a Campaign for Re-Envisioned Telemark. The Overall Campaign goal is $5,000,000, with a first phase of $1,400,000 focused on creating a Telemark Land Conservancy. Money raised will help perpetually protect 286 acres […]

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Telemark Ascent Mountain Bike Race Gains Momentum

Sonia Mattison and Noah Guinee top the podium while second-year race receives positive feedback for challenging yet rewarding course. Cable-Hayward, WI (October 11, 2021) – Nearly 100 riders arrived in Cable, WI on Saturday, October 9th for the 2021 Telemark Ascent mountain bike race. With temperatures well above average and fall colors in full swing, riders had a picturesque day on the course. The Mega Ascent (three laps) had 59 riders and the Single Ascent (one lap) had another 35 riders. Each […]

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2021 Birkie Trail Run Festival Recap

Nearly 1,000 Athletes Took Part in Annual Trail Run Festival Hayward, WI (September 25, 2021) – A crisp autumn morning shaped up for ideal conditions as runners and trekkers took to the hills for to the annual Birkie Trail Run Festival, sponsored by Salomon. Over 950 runners and trekkers, from 33 states, took part in […]

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Borah Epic Donated to American Birkebeiner

Borah Epic Donated to American Birkebeiner After nine years, the Borah Foundation is passing ownership of the Borah Epic to the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Hayward, Wi. – August 5, 2021 – The Borah Epic was founded in 2013 with the intent of hosting an unforgettable mountain bike race on the pristine […]

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Landmark Conservancy to Purchase Western Portion of Mt. Telemark Property

Landmark Conservancy to Purchase Western Portion of Mt. Telemark Property by info@landmarkwi.org | Jul 6, 2021 | Land Protection, Partner Projects, Press | 0 comments Board and Staff members of ABSF and Landmark gather for a site visit of the former Mt. Telemark property. Once purchased, the Telemark Preserve will be open to the public […]

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