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GoPro account

GoPro-action-pictures and videos from the American Birkebeiner

After a year hiatus thanks to last year’s cancellation due to an unseasonable warming spell, the American Birkebeiner Cross-country ski Marathon (the Birkie) was back. I completed my fifth Birkie this year. Below are GoPro action pictures and videos from my adventure with a Hero5 black attached via the head mount. Very few GoPros on […]

Wisconsin cross-country ski trails

Five best non-Birkie Wisconsin cross-country ski trails

The American Birkebeiner (Birkie) is of course king when it comes to Wisconsin cross-country ski trails. It is hard to beat a 55 kilometer trail traversing through the Wisconsin northwoods. However, the state boasts an incredible network of skiing trails. I have been skiing in Wisconsin for over 30 years, and I am still finding […]

Canada Ski Marathon adventure

Catch-22 Canada Ski Marathon adventure

The classic book Catch-22 introduced the term to the English language. The dictionary definition states: “A dilemma or difficult circumstance from which there is no escape because of mutually conflicting or dependent conditions.” I had a Canada Ski Marathon adventure Catch-22 when I raced in this year’s competition. Related: Canada Ski Marathon GoPro adventure What is the […]