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Enter for your chance to win a pair of custom Madshus Birkie skis!

Enter for your chance to win a pair of custom Madshus Birkie skis!

As “The Cross Country Company since 1906” Madshus is proud to support the Slumberland American Birkebeiner in 2018. The event, which takes place in Hayward, WI, is North America’s largest cross-country ski marathon, attracting over 10,000 skiers. The American Birkebeiner is a part of the Worldloppet circuit, which consists of 20 international ski marathons all over the world, as well as the American Ski Marathon series, which consists of 13 events in North America. Interested in seeing the Birkie ® for yourself?

Read more about the event here 

Madshus has been a sponsor of the Slumberland American Birkebeiner for many years, using it as a ground for supporting our Team Madshus racers and showcasing the newest product innovations coming out of our Biri, Norway, factory. Events such as the Birkie ® are pivotal in our goal to create next level skiing for elite racers and recreational enthusiasts.

In an effort to further support this North American staple, Madshus will be giving away two custom pairs of Birkebeiner skis to two lucky resident in the United States. Register using your email below and sign up for your chance to receive a piece of history.

Enter to win a pair of custom Redline Birkebeiner skate skis! Photo: Stefano Zatta

Enter to win a pair of custom Redline Birkebeiner skate skis! Photo: Stefano Zatta


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The Fine Print

  • No purchase necessary
  • Contest is open to US only, residents of NY, RI, FL are not eligible to participate
  • Contest will run from December 5, 2017, through March 2, 2018
  • Prize includes two custom pairs of Birkebeiner skis, retail value $340. Odds of winning are dependent on the number of entries received
  • Winner will be selected at random after March 2, 2018
  • Winner will be notified by email

Redline Redefines the Race

 

Stian Hoelgaard, who has been on the podium consistently for years and currently leads the overall Ski Classics youth competition, has one ultimate career goal: to win Vasaloppet.

“Vasaloppet is the hairiest race on the schedule. It’s the biggest ski race in the world. It’s 90 kilometers and everyone starts on the same starting line. It’s special, and I want to win it,” says the 25-year-old, who is in his fifth marathon season.

Last year, Hoelgaard missed his goal by 0.5 seconds to Madshus teammate John Kristian Dahl.

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Stian Hoelgaard at Kaiser Maximilian Lauf in Austria on January 14. Photo: Madshus

Stian Hoelgaard at Kaiser Maximilian Lauf in Austria on January 14. Photo: Madshus

At Madshus, we work hard to put every margin on your side. Our Redline products know no compromises. Our product developers save no effort, material or engineering to build the most advanced equipment on the market.

The Redline Propulsion is a classic double-pole ski developed with the best and most accomplished long-distance racers in the world over the past years: built specifically for double-poling: with a flex and camber style developed to facilitate fast acceleration in uphill and flat terrain, a brand new 3D geometry that improves the pressure distribution throughout the entire ski, optimized pressure distribution for high speed stability on long descents and a low tip that reduces the swing weight of the ski and preserves energy.

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Madshus Propulsion - Foto Stefano Zatta:Madshus 680x

Madshus Propulsion. Photo: Stefano Zatta/Madshus

The Redline skis and boots also continue to push the limits on the World Cup. On January 8, Heidi Weng parked her competitors on her way up the monster hill on the final stage of the 2017 Tour de Ski. She won the overall tour and had the fastest time for the brutal stage.

“This is a huge victory for me, and winning the Tour de Ski is the hardest thing I have done. But it seems like the monster hill was I wanted to sprint from the bottom of the hill,” Heidi Weng said after her impressive performance up the alpine run in Val di Fiemme, Italy.

08.01.2017, Val di Fiemme, Italy (ITA): Heidi Weng (NOR) - FIS world cup cross-country, tour de ski, final climb women, Val di Fiemme (ITA). www.nordicfocus.com. © Modica/NordicFocus. Every downloaded picture is fee-liable.

Heidi Weng (NOR) won the 2017 Tour de Ski. She parked her competitors and had the fastest time up the final climb on Alpe Cermis in Val di Fiemme (ITA). Photo: Nordic Focus

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