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Beyond Birkie Fever

Beyond Birkie Fever book review

It is a long way from cross-country ski season. In case you are missing the sport, which I always do in the offseason, here is a way to get into the Nordic groove. Walter Rhein’s book, Beyond Birkie Fever, is a memoir about his experiences growing up in Wisconsin, and his experiences training and taking […]

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Canoeopia 2016

Canoecopia speakers 2016

I have been to Canoecopia several times before, but I usually only go for one day, so it makes it difficult to get the full experience. This year I spent two days at the convention, so I was able to do a lot more. The highlight was seeing six Canoecopia speakers. Canoecopia is the world’s […]

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Birkie fever 2016

Birkie Fever 2016

This was my fourth American Birkebeiner Marathon or affectionally nicknamed the Birkie. Many who participate ail from Birkie Fever. Symptoms include skiing whenever possible during the winter, checking the forecast every day hoping for snow, and looking forward to a late February weekend in Hayward, Wisconsin. Afflicted with Birkie Fever I am definitely afflicted. I […]

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