Zak Ketterson, CXC Rollerski Championships, October 21, 2023

CXC Drawing Underway

July 11, 2024
CXC Annual Fundraising drawing is underway, featuring Trek bikes: the winner can choose from high-end mountain, gravel or adventure bike! Only 250 tickets will be available for the drawing and more than half have be sold, so act quickly! The fundraiser supports the CXC Adaptive Program, which aims to produce and distribute adaptive sit-ski equipment to assist people with disabilities in learning and experiencing cross-country skiing.

Gear West: Rollerski Clinics with Team Birkie

July 11, 2024
Gear West is hosting a series of summer and early fall rollerski clinics with a rotating group of athletes from Team Birkie. Clinics are every other Wednesday evening at 5:30 pm, open to the public, and can accommodate all ability levels. Each clinic will include technique instruction and coaching and a fleet of Swenor skis to demo will be available.

NNF Online Auction Underway

July 9, 2024
National Nordic Foundation's Online Auction kicked off Monday, July 8th, with dozens of great items! All proceeds from NNF's summer auction go directly towards supporting their pillar projects for next winter.

Out There: Shoreline Rollerski Races This Weekend

July 7, 2024
The Shoresline Sprints rollerski features two days of racing, including a classic distance race on Friday and then skate sprints on Saturday. Pro, senior and junior athletes from the US, Canada and Estonia are expected to compete. Races are this Friday and Saturday, July 12th and 13th -- spectators encouraged to come out and cheer!

CXC: Rollerski Cup Series

June 29, 2024
CXC Rollerski Cup is on again this summer, starting July 10th in Cable. Additional stops include Blue Mounds, Duluth and back in Cable.

Birkie's Ben Popp Elected as Worldloppet President

June 16, 2024
At the recent General Meeting for the Worldloppet, held this year in Sapporo, Japan, the American Birkebeiner's Executive Director Ben Popp was elected as the new Worldloppet International Skifederation President. The Birkie was the place of birth of the Worldloppet concept back in 1978.

Ski Hut Opens New Adventure Center

June 16, 2024
Ski Hut in Duluth has opened a new shop, dubbed the Adventure Center, located across the street from Spirit Mountain Nordic Center on Grand Avenue.