Category: Birkie Ski Marathon

Getting a New Look for an Old Site. Put Another Way, I’m Customizing.

Hello all. I’m trying out some new ideas and new skins for my site so that it will be easier for me to post roller ski and training clips. Let’s see how it goes. First, I had a really great cross country ski season…

Canmore World Cup: Maurice Manificat and Rolland Clara

Wanted to post a link to the Canmore World Cup Nordic Ski Race. And now in 2018 I am doing it! Maurice Manificat and Rolland Clara really put the hurts on the field in the last 2 kms. Brilliant. Peace and ski grease!

Birkie/Korte 2010: What Went Wrong?

A RECAP OF THE EVENTS OF FEBRUARY 27TH, 2010, NEAR THE TELEMARK LODGE: First, let me hang my head in sadness. I did not win the Korte. Second, let me add that I never promised to win. Third, ’twas a beautiful day: Fourth, I…

IT’S ON: BIRKIE DAY ONE: CITIZEN SPRINTS; OR BRING ON THE HEAT

Hot and Fast at Telemark Lodge in Cable, Wisconsin. The snow was a bit warm: 25 F. The trail was very firm: you can use your tiny baskets. The crowd was amped: and who wouldn’t be? Brian and I took a 5 km spin…

Birkie Time!

Well folks, it is now time for the Birkie. Or, in my case, the Korte. If I can’t win–and I can’t–then I will try to score style points this weekend. I might go for Tord’s low-rider-skier look: Or, I might just go for the…