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Manitoba Mom Training for 55km with pack Virtual Birkie

Manitoba Mom Training for 55km with pack Virtual Birkie

A few short years ago, Dorothy Ball of Manitoba never thought of herself as an endurance athlete. Now, she is training for the Canadian Virtual Birkie, 55km with pack Torskeklubben Birkebeiner. "The Birkie" has been on her bucket list, and with travel constraints, the...

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The Birkie is a Family Affair!

The Birkie is a Family Affair!

Life-long nordic skier Karen Van der Meer and family have been long-time supporters of the Canadian Birkebeiner.  For the Van der Meer family, cross country skiing, and the Canadian Birkebeiner, are truly a family affair. "Our family loves skiing the long distances...

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