Tag: Norway

Skiing the Nordmarka

I knew it would be easy, I just didn’t know it would be this easy. As a Vermonter living in Norway for a year, I’m continually impressed with the investment this country has made in public recreation, and at this time of year, it’s abundantly obvious that access to skiing […]

Karl Andresen: A Birkie Original

For most participants, the American Birkebeiner is a race against time. When the cannon sounds and they kick off toward toward Hayward, Wis., they are thinking: Will I move up a wave? Will better skis, more expensive wax or an extra helping of spaghetti help me shave a few minutes […]