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Birkie Raffles, Auctions, Waxing, Clinics, Seminars, and Sale

Sun, Feb  18, 2007 - By CXC Skiing

Central Cross Country Ski Association is pleased to announce a busy weekend during 2007 American Birkebeiner.

Raffle

$4,000 in raffle prizes! Buy 1 ticket for $5.00 or 5 tickets for $20.00 and enter to win exciting prizes donated from CXC Sponsors Schwinn and Saris. First place prize is a choice between a 2007 Schwinn Peloton high performance full carbon fiber road race bicycle and 2007 Schwinn Fastback CX high performance cycle cross bicycle. Second place will receive the remaining bike. Third place prize is Cycle Ops fluid bike trainer and forth place prize is Saris Bones Cycle rack. 

All prizes will be raffled off on Saturday night at Telemark Resort at the awards ceremony. Do not need be present to win! Raffle tickets will be sold at the CXC Skiing booth at the Birkie Expo in Telemark Resort and at the awards ceremony.

Silent Auction

Get competitive and enter to win a state of the art custom Eriksen high performance road and mount bike. Custom fit, titanium bicycles with top end components, hand built one at a time by Kent Eriksen in Steamboat. Each bike is valued at $7,000. Starting bid is $1,000.  You can make a bid at the CXC Skiing booth at the Birkie Expo in Telemark Resort.

Waxing

We have the experience and expertise to make your skis as fast as they can be and beyond that. CXC Ski Team head coach Bryan Fish will be leading a group of experienced waxers to get the job done for your skis. CXC Ski Team took 30 out of 108 podiums in the 2006-2007 season and CXC Ski Team athletes are our favorites to win the Birkie this year.

  • Step 1: base cleaning & hot waxing - $25.00
  • Step 1 + Step 2: high fluoro waxing - $40.00
  • Step 1 + Step 2 + Step 3: pure fluoro waxing - $60.00  

Drop off at Telemark Resort Friday (see map below for drop off tent locations) for pickup later in the day or at the Start area Saturday morning. First 50 pairs. Pair of free ski ties for each wax job.

Clinics & Seminars

For the second year CXC will present Birkie seminars at Telemark Resort:

2:00 – 6:00 p.m.  Technique clinics will be run by CXC Ski Team – Olympic Development Program athletes and coach

2:00 p.m. Skate Technique (on snow) for beginner, intermediate and advanced skiers (meet by Salomon tent at the demo area)

3:00 p.m. Classic Technique (on snow) for beginner, intermediate and advanced skiers (meet by Salomon tent at the demo area)

4:00 p.m. Nutrition for Endurance Sports – Pete Anderson, Nutrition Scientist, UW-Madison, 2nd floor lobby outside of restaurant

5:00 p.m. Designing Your Training Plan – Bryan Fish, CXC Ski Team Head Coach, 2nd floor lobby outside of restaurant

Big Sale

Stop at the CXC booth during Birkie Expo at Telemark Resort and purchase exclusive CXC products: hats, ski suit, t-shirt, NEW training DVD. CXC will also present and have on sale NEW US Ski Team Technique DVD.

All funds raised by CXC during the Birkie weekend go directly to promote skier development in the Central Region.