July 31, 2014

Italians dominate the Birkie (AUDIO)

The Italian men charged up Hayward’s Main Street taking the top four spots in

birkie the American Birkebeiner men’s 50-kilometer skate ski race on Saturday.

34-year-old Sergio Bonaldi finished first with a time of 2 hours, 9 minutes and 18.1 seconds.  Fabio Santus finished second, followed by Alan Martineli third.

The woman actually finished first as Caitlin Gregg (age 32) of Minneapolis finished with a time of 2 hours, 28 minutes and 56.9 seconds.

Scott Klohn from WRLS Radio talked with Ned Zuelsdorff, the Executive Director of the American Birkebeiner.

AUDIO: Birkie recap 1:37