Wax recommendations from Swix every Friday.

WinterBirken QR is a public health activity in the period February 6th to March 7th

There are 5 posts where you can scan a QR-code from the start in Rena to the finish at Birkebeineren ski stadium in Lillehammer.

Everyone that has scanned all 5 posts (QR-codes) from the Rena to Lillehammer (no timing) will be a finisher of WinterBirken QR 2021 and will receive a pin and Birkebeiner hat by mail.

In WinterBirken QR you can also choose to start at Birkebeineren ski stadium, Lillehammer, and finish in Rena.

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Swix will give you wax recommendations every Friday in this period. The recommendations will be for the upcoming weekend.

You'll find the tips on this page

The wax recommendations will be 100 percent fluoro-free.

Pro by Swix: A new line of fluoro free glide wax for the ambitious skier and the elite. No compromises on speed. No compromises for the environment.

Read more about Pro by Swix

VP: There’s no reason to choose fluoro under your skis anymore. VP is the name of our new racing kick-wax for competition and training.

Read more about the VP line

We wish you good luck in VinterBirken QR.