Michael Meehlhause

New Minnesota Nordic Director Brings Unique Twist

Earlier this spring, Michael Meehlhause did what most nordic skiers wouldn’t think of doing on camera, let alone upload for the world to see. He rapped and submitted the video to his college’s film festival. Soon after, he posted “Bemidji State of Mind” on You Tube. Three months later in July, the 22-year-old Bemidji State University graduate accepted the position of executive director for the Minnesota Nordic Ski Association. While Meehlhause’s hip-hop tribute to the...