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Birkebeineren Ski Stadium Photo: Olympiaparken
Birkebeineren Ski Stadium Photo: Esben Haakenstad
Birkebeineren Ski Stadium Photo: Esben Haakenstad
Birkebeineren Ski Stadium Photo: Esben Haakenstad
Birkebeineren Ski Stadium Photo: Esben Haakenstad

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Birkebeineren was the venue for the Olympic cross-country and biathlon events during the Olympics as well as the Paralympics in 1994. Today the arena is used by skiing enthusiasts of every skill level. The 5 km floodlit track is highly popular, and is available until 10 pm every evening.

During the summer, the stadium and trails are popular for walks, jogging, terrain bicycling, ball sports, etc. The trails are well prepped and the top covering consists of earth and grass. An 6,3 kilometer long asphalted rollerski track can be used for training and competitions during the summer. Spacious areas at the facility are also ideal for events such as outdoor concerts.

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Birkebeineren Ski Stadium has obtained certification for their environmental efforts by:

Eco-lighthouse Environmental certification of private and public enterprises, also tourism Green travel

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Birkebeineren Ski Stadium

Birkebeineren was the venue for the Olympic cross-country and biathlon events during the Olympics as well as the Paralympics in 1994. Today the arena...

Birkebeineren Ski Stadium

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