Birkie week: Nicaraguan students dive into skiing, enter Kortelopet
Published 02/20/2009, Duluth News Tribune
Javier Herdocia and Danilo Cisneros of Nicaragua tried skiing not long after they arrived at Telemark Resort in December for an international work program. On Saturday, they will become the first Nicaraguans to race in the 23-kilometer Kortelopet as part of the 36th American Birkebeiner cross-country ski marathon.Word count: 636
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