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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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Stay Warm Skiers

HAYWARD, Wis. (Feb.  19, 2015) – The National Weather Service is predicting a low of minus 10F and a high of 16F with light snow on Friday for the Junior […]

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Junior Birkie Schedule Modified

HAYWARD, Wis. (Feb.  18, 2015) – Due to cold weather, the Junior Birkie races will start one hour later at 10:00 a.m. instead of 9:00 a.m. as originally scheduled on […]

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Birkie Fever Legacy Bash!

Agenda for the Evening! 200 have signed up –  There is room for 150 more! See below for the evening’s agenda – You will not want to miss this legendary […]

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Week 23: W is for Women of the Birkie

  Way back at week “L” in November I was ski racing in West Yellowstone, Montana. My mom was out on the trails and ran into 27 time Birkie finisher […]

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