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Whether you raced, watched or weren’t able to attend the 2012 American Birkebeiner from Cable to Hayward, Wis., the Birkie DVD has all of the excitement on tape for a “super-skier friendly” price of $14.95. According to the DVD description on Click here to view/buy the item at the Birkie Store Cost: $14.95 Includes: Great Birkie week highlights – Barnebirkie, Giant Ski, Barkie Birkie, etc. Highlights with commentary from the Skate race The FULL uncut Skate...

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All American Birkebeiner coverage is brought to you through the generous support of SkiErg. Dr. Ian Duncan’s first phone call to Vegard Ulvang two years ago met a little dead air. It wasn’t that Ulvang, the executive director of the International Ski Federation’s cross-country committee, didn’t want to talk. He couldn’t at the time. The former Norwegian cross-country skiing superstar had the Olympics to tend to. Last summer, Duncan, a world-renowned National Multiple Sclerosis Society researcher...

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All American Birkebeiner coverage is brought to you through the generous support of SkiErg. The reflective crossing-guard vest and orange hat peeking out beneath his helmet made him unmistakable. Steve Clark was that guy pedaling between Cable and Hayward, Wis., last week, looking like a vagabond out there weathering the elements on his bicycle. Those that stopped to take his picture could have heard his story. A closer glance revealed he was toting a pair of...

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Note: This story has been updated to include thoughts from David Chamberlain, who was later proclaimed the 2012 American Birkebeiner classic champion. *** All American Birkebeiner coverage is brought to you through the generous support of SkiErg. Before and during the American Birkebeiner 54 k classic race on Saturday, the thought of being disqualified never crossed Joe Dubay’s mind. The 21-year-old said he didn’t think twice when his College of Saint Scholastica teammate Chris Parr gave...

Press release Recognized as one of Norway’s Top Ten Nordic skiers of all time, Vegard Ulvang also just completed an 800-mile ski to the South Pole on December 14, 2011, in celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Amundsen’s famous expedition in 1911. Attend his rare presentation on Thursday, Feb. 23 of Birkie Week and hear first-hand from Ulvang about the experiences of his team during this historic trek. Check out the team’s Calendar of Appearances...