Aron Anderson never sits still. The Swedish athlete and motivational speaker has competed in four Paralympics in sledge hockey, sailing and a category known as athletics. He’s completed two Ironmans. He’s summited mountains (including Kilimanjaro),… Read More »From Vasaloppet Skier to Dancing with the Stars?
On February 24, 2021, Ernie St. Germaine skied the American Birkebeiner, just as he’s done for the past 47 years. This time, however, because of the pandemic, he skied 45 kilometers on a course of… Read More »The Legacy of Ernie St. Germaine, Who Has Skied the American Birkebeiner More Than Anyone Else
Michael LeBlanc is a quintessential high school student. The 18-year-old senior at Groves Academy in St. Louis Park, Minnesota, is a member of student council, is taking accelerated college courses and is a student mentor.… Read More »Hard Work and a “Just Go for It” Attitude Pay Off for Michael LeBlanc
It’s only fitting that Harald Bjerke would write a history of Swix. Throughout his nearly 50-year tenure as product manager at the company, Bjerke was responsible for the development of more than 300 products, notably Blue… Read More »Harald Bjerke Writes the Book on Swix
Bryan Schaeffer is an animator and illustrator who’s been involved with plenty of design projects for big tech companies. But artwork involving outdoor spaces tends to occupy most of the doodles done by this Bozeman, Montana-based skier. Since publishing a coloring book in March, Discover Montana Treasures, he’s been working on another side project that combines his interest in skiing and art. His new book, The Last Best Ski, which he plans to release in December, is part guidebook, part how-to and part history of Montana skiing, and is entirely illustrated.