February 25, 2012
Cable & Hayward, WI
Conditions were fast for the 39th American Birkebeiner with the temperature at start time about 10 degrees. 3738 racers finished the 50k Birkie Skate. Far Team racers Michael Collins and Wyatt Fereday along with Far West master Peter Hanson represented Far West Nordic.
Michael Collins 27th – Men 25-29, 128th overall, 120th in gender, 2:23:54 finish
Peter Hanson 11th – Men 45-49, 176th overall, 166th in gender, 2:28:07 finish
Wyatt Fereday 132nd – Men 18-24, 1215th overall, 1082nd in gender, 3:13:20 finish