February 26, 2011
Over 8850 people, the largest field ever, participated in 38th annual American Birkebeiner. Temps hovered around 10 degrees below zero at the start as 21 waves of skiers left the starting gates. Far West Farm Team racer Matt Gelso was 10th overall, 1st M18-24 at 2:00.22.0 in the 50k Birkie Skate Race.
Read Matt’s blog post in the Farm Team Blog.