The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation (ABSF) is announcing their annual contest to design the official t-shirt for the 2011 American Birkebeiner ski race. The winning t-shirt design will be the featured retail t-shirt for the event.
Nordic walking classes and Nordic walking pole demos will again be offered during the Annual Older American Expo in Suttons Bay, Michigan on Tuesday, June 15. The Expo will be held at the Suttons Bay High School from 10am – 2pm.
It's only May and Birkie Trail work has already started. The trails dried out rapidly due to the warm weather. There will be several trail work days over the summer giving you each the chance to get involved in maintaining and improving this great system.
- By Citizens Coalition to Save Silver Star Provincial Park
The Silver Star and Sovereign Lake trail systems are threatened by real estate development, and up to 30 kilometres of some of the best cross country ski trails on the mountain could be lost to condominium and vacation home construction.
ISHA and the Ski Hall of Fame will combine memberships. ISHA will also relocate its administration in the national ski museum building of the Hall of Fame in Ishpeming, Michigan, the historic center of organized skiing in the United States.
Governor Jennifer M. Granholm signed into law the “Recreation Passport” legislation, which creates a new funding source for Michigan’s state parks, state recreation areas, state forest campgrounds, non-motorized trails and pathways and local parks.
The Maine Winter Sports Center was among eight finalists for the first International Ski Federation's FIS SnowKidz Award for its ongoing "Healthy Hometowns" program introduces nearly 5,000 new participants to nordic skiing each year.
Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre (Sovereign Lake, B.C. Canada) will be doing daily grooming from Friday May 7th through Sunday May 16th. During this time we will maintain about 15km of trails suitable for all levels of skier.