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Birk Larsen competing in the 2012 Telemark Nationals. Submitted Photo

DL native earns spot on U.S. Telemark Ski Team

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Since his father Rick Larsen strapped on his first pair of skis almost as soon as he was able to walk, Detroit Lakes native Birk Larsen says he's never really known what a life without skiing felt like.


"I can definitely say that I've skied every year of my life, whether I remember it or not," he joked in a telephone interview from his current home in Park City, Utah.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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