Tag: Bill Koch

Bill Koch Reflects

“The pure essence of cross country skiing is sacred and untouchable and will always be that way.” That’s the way Bill Koch describes the sport that has played such a major role in his life. Almost 30 years after he won a silver medal at the 1976 Olympics, the fire […]

The Barnebirkie a Children’s Event Past & Present

If you were asked to name the largest cross country ski events in the United States, chances are you’d start with the American Birkebeiner and continue with a handful of other major marathon ski races. You might be surprised to learn, however, that one of America’s largest Nordic ski events […]