Trio Selected to Portray Historic Inga & Warriors During Birkie Week 2024 Celebration

Hayward, Wisc. (January 25, 2024) – The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation proudly announces the selection of Kirsten Sandman, Todd Sandman, and Craig Hokanson, to portray the iconic figures of Inga […]

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Executive Director Ben Popp discusses Birkie contingency plans on WCCO

American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation Executive Director Ben Popp appeared on WCCO-Minneapolis to discuss the 50th Anniversary American Birkebeiner week-long ski event and celebration coming this February 20th – 25th. He […]

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Olympic Gold Medalist Jessie Diggins to Headline 2024 Birkie Bash Celebration

Mt. Telemark Village Campaign to Benefit from Proceeds Hayward, Wis. – 12/21/23 – The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation (ABSF) is proud to announce that Jessie Diggins, decorated world-class athlete and […]

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Mt. Telemark Village Club Challenge

Best club in the Midwest? Best club in the country? Best club in North America? There are many ways to measure the value of a club and the Birkie is […]

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American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation Events Draw Record Number of Skiers for 50th Anniversary of Birkie Week

Registration Closes for Prince Haakon and Birkie Open Track Events HAYWARD, WISCONSIN – November 9, 2023 – The 50th Anniversary of Birkie Week is already making history with a surge […]

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Birkie Signs New Official Outfitter

Maloja is New Official Outfitter of the American Birkebeiner, the Largest Cross Country Ski Race in North America Rimsting, 04.10.2023 – German sportswear brand Maloja signs a 3-year contract and […]

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50th Anniversary Slumberland American Birkebeiner Makes History by Closing Registration on September 27, 2023

HAYWARD, WISCONSIN – September 28, 2023 – The 50th Anniversary Slumberland American Birkebeiner has witnessed an unprecedented rate of registrations for the 2024 event. As a result, the iconic Slumberland […]

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Icebug Birkie Trail Run: Participants Brave the Rain for a Memorable Event

Hayward, Wis. – September 25, 2023 – The 2023 Icebug Birkie Trail Run, which took place on Saturday, September 23, 2023, proved to be an unforgettable experience despite the rainy […]

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Olympic Gold Medalist Jessie Diggins to Ski 50th Anniversary Slumberland American Birkebeiner, Announcement Made at Capital Campaign Kickoff Event

Hayward, Wis. (August 28, 2023) – The Slumberland American Birkebeiner, North America’s premier cross-country ski race, is thrilled to announce that Olympic Gold Medalist Jessie Diggins will be participating in […]

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American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation Launches Public Phase of Campaign for Mt. Telemark Village

Hayward, Wis. (August 23, 2023) – It’s Finally Happening! The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation is thrilled to announce the public launch of its $10 Million campaign for Mt. Telemark Village […]

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