The Ski Classics Challengers event American Birkebeiner is a 50-kilometer long-distance race in freestyle technique and takes place this Saturday, February 25, in the Cable-Hayward area, USA.
The most anticipated time of winter season has arrived in the USA with the American Birkebeiner, North America’s largest long-distance cross-country ski race, and the first American event to be part of the Ski Classics Challengers circuit.
The Slumberland American Birkie, part of the Ski Classics Challengers circuit, is a 50km long-distance race in freestyle technique, starting in Cable at the American Birkebeiner Trailhead. As the skiers near the finish line, they make their way over the American Birkebeiner International Bridge, finishing in the heart of Hayward, Wisconsin.
You can watch the best moments of the 2022 American Birkebeiner below:
American Birkebeiner – Facts
- Location: Cable-Hayward, USA
- Date: Saturday, February 25
- Start Time: Women 8:30 Local Time – 15:30 CET / Men 8:50 Local Time – 15:50 CET
- Distance: 50km Free Technique
- Website: American Birkebeiner
- Instagram: American Birkebeiner
- Facebook: American Birkebeiner
American Birkebeiner – Course Map
American Birkebeiner – Course Profile
You can find more information about the event here.
As American Birkebeiner is a Ski Classics Challengers event, Pro Team registered athletes could collect points for the Ski Classics Champion and Youth competitions in their respective gender.
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One of the central features of MyPages is that you get your global SC ranking. The SC Ranking is a live updated international ranking, unique in combining women and men, professional and recreational skiers in one single list.
A full list of Ski Classics Challengers events with confirmed dates for the season 2022/2023 can be found here.
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