The Birkie Adaptive Ski event is an exciting part of the American Birkebeiner. This race features adaptive athletes competing head to head across Lake Hayward and up and over the American Birkebeiner International Bridge.

Exciting changes are planned for the 2019 Adaptive Birkie. Check back soon for more details!


Registration fee per skier is $25. Online registration closes on Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 11:59 pm.

Race Details


There are designated accessible parking places at the start (near the the registration tent) and at the finish (near the Celebration Tent).


The first three male and female finishers in the sit-ski, standing, and visually impaired categories will receive an award.

All finishers will receive a Birkie Finisher Medal.


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Looking for a bigger challenge? There are adaptive classes available for the Birkie & Korte races. Contact for details.

New to Adaptive Skiing? Learn about programs and resources available through the CXC Adaptive Program.

Other questions? Contact the Birkie Office or 715.634.5025