Birkie 2019 Planning

Course Notes/Analysis/Feed Planning

Distance Name 2018 Time 2018 Distance Split Time Split Dist Asc/Dec Nutrition Notes
7 Timber Trail 0:25 7.1 0:25 7.1 524/334 0:25
12 Fire Tower 0:42 11.7 0:17 4.4 440/254 Tailwind High point @ 10.7k
16.5 Boedecker 0:58 16.5 0:16 4.8 318/450 0:33 2.5k down, CS climb
21 OO 1:12 21 0:14 4.2 218/263 Tailwind+ Down to flat, false OO, then OO climb
30 Gravel Pit 1:40 29.4 0:28 8.7 337/476 0:42 Lots of down, the one s-climb of 100'
36 Mosquito Brook 2:00 35.6 0:20 6.3 289/390 0:20 2 climbs the size of exiting feed
44 Hatchery 2:19 41.3 0:19 5.8 348/363 0:19 39k and Bitch Hill + kicker after BH then 1k DH to feed
50 Finish 2:44 49.2 0:35 7.7 370/362 Beer Rosie, 77, 1k Duffy, 2k lake, .7k to finish

Ben's Keys To Success

Times

Event Time Notes
Wake-up ??
Depart Hotel Marva ??
Arrive B Ridge ^+54 min
First Bus 6:15am
Expected Arrival 6:45am Find a corner, put out pad, chill out
Get Skis ??
Test Skis ??
Ski ready ??
Start Prepping ??
Bag Dropped 8:30am
Gate 3 Entry 8:35am
Gate 2 Entry 8:40am N/A
Gate 1 Entry 8:50am N/A
START 8:55am Go Time
FINISH 11:25am Drink Beer, Celebrate Elite Wave

2018 Results Analysis

Skiers Qualifying for the Elite Wave

I placed 96th in Wave 1

People I know towards the front of Wave 1

Skier 2018 GP 2018 Time
Pete Woeste 478 2:56:35
Garrett Ping 210 2:37:54
Bill Oyler 211 2:38:12
Jay Wenner 477 2:56:32
Dave Bridges 247 2:40:35
Fred Kueffer 241 2:41:02

Got into the elite wave on wait list:

Skier 2018 GP 2018 Time
Ari Ofsevit 204 2:36:42
Michael Moulsoff 228 2:39:31

Other Stats

Birkie Day Packing

Elite Wave Start List

Bib Name Notes
9 Tyler Kornfield
10 John Hegman
11 Adam Luban
12 Dawson Knopp
13 Paul Schommer
14 Rogan Brown
15 Lindard Kindschi Euro
16 Matt Lee
17 Mark Wenzel
18 Akeo Maifeld-Carucci
21 Eric Packer
22 Brian Gregg
24 Matt Liebsch
26 Thomas O'Harra
28 Olof Hedberg
29 Bryan Cook
30 Luke Brown
31 Emil Book Bratback
32 Leandro Lutz
33 Mikko Harju Euro
34 Erik Carleton
35 Adam Swank
36 Matt Weier
37 Philipp Bachl Euro
38 Forrest Mahlen
39 Joel Lafrance
40 John Bauer
41 Thomas Stuber
42 Matthew Briggs
43 Tristan Shouten
44 Mark Johnson
45 Nicholas Power
46 ALex Reich
47 Karl Walczak
48 Zach Varty
49 Zachary Nelson
50 Wyatt Fereday
51 Jonathan Falkowski
52 Peter Coenen
53 Joshua Korn
54 Henry Reich
55 Harrison Harb
56 Tamer Mische-Richter
57 Nick Ross
58 Andrew Elvester
59 Adam Mahar
60 Chris Harvey
62 Joseph Bettendorft
63 Michael Moulsoff Was 228
64 Cory Ellertson
65 Wes Gabel
66 Nathan Porath
67 Smauel Olson
68 Tyler Kjorstad
69 Jan Myrda
70 Jen Brabbit
71 Tyler Olson
72 Danny Whipple
73 Josh SMullin
74 Anders Bowman
75 Benjamin Nemeth
76 Nicholas Maki
77 Andrew Stevens
79 Adrian Swanson
80 Peter Olejniczak
81 Luke Shullenberger
82 Ken Murdoch
83 Todd Craig
84 Andrew Joda
85 Peter Hanson
86 Knute Sands
87 Sam Krieg
88 Matthew Dugan
89 John Keane
90 Erich Ziegler
91 William Brunnquell
92 Zeke Fashingbauer
93 Ross Dreger
94 Sam Holmes
95 Derek Wallen
96 Derek Rasmussen
97 Joshua Simonson
98 Duncan Roberts
99 Laszlo Alberti
100 Blaise Sopiwnik
101 Steve Kuhl
102 Fletcher Arlen
103 Jake Richards
104 Gordon Vermeer
105 TJ Thrasher
106 Dennis Curran
107 Adnrew Gardner
108 Isaac Miller
109 Jesse Coenen
110 Adam St. Pierre
111 Adam Himes
112 Paul Olson
113 Jake Morgan
115 Cam Regan
116 John Munger
117 Nathan Moenck
118 Jason Napp
119 Jonathan Delaney
120 Daniel Rasmussen
121 Nathan Engel
122 Milan Baic
123 Allen Campbell
124 Nathan Rhode
125 Blake Bristow
126 Nathan Koch
127 Joey Keillor
128 Jon Jurek
129 Scott Golomski
130 Jordan Roby
131 Thomas Wood
132 Dennis Kotcon
133 Steve Sonnesyn
134 Joel Bradley
135 Albertus Rohling
136 Nathan Lillie
137 Matt Zak
138 Chip Tabor
139 Rhett Bonner
140 Ben Creagh
141 Josh Doebbert
142 Matthew Torniainen
143 John Schneider
144 Luke Beirl
145 Anders Osthus
146 Thomas A Meyer
147 Anthony Jegielo
148 Matt Nistler
149 Phillip Rogers
150 Andrew Schakel
151 Hans Harlane
152 Clayton Keim
153 David Nagode
154 Jay Adams
155 Nathaniel Scott
156 Tyler Gilbert
157 Adnrew Dodds
158 Derek Cassaday
159 Corey Towle
161 Aaron Douglas
162 Andres Nienstaedt
163 Matthew Wong
164 Daniel Gjertson
165 Jojo Baldus
166 Chris Halberson
167 Jay Chsterman
168 Jacob Beste
169 Jason Mozol
170 Carl Osterberg
171 Matthew Bettendorf
172 Denny Green
173 Artie Huber
174 Erik Pieh
175 Ben Scott 2018 Classic
176 Mike New
177 Jon Trzebiatowski
178 Chris Queitzsch
179 Chris Cook
180 Chad Gregg
181 Douglas Boduch
182 Sam Sinkler
183 Oyvind Solvang
184 Joseph Caturia
185 Nikolai Kubota-Armin
186 Charles Hoffert
187 Brent Kann
188 Logan Baier
189 Craig Stolen
190 Tom Camp
191 Zack Beresford
192 Jacob Wartman
193 James Howe
194 Allen Hanson
195 Kenneth Wikgren
196 Scott Ellertson
197 Ryan Ping
198 Kasey Bacso
199 Thomas Matush
200 Adrew Mitchell
201 Erik Lindstedt Was 201
202 David Joda Classic 2018
203 Thomas Kendrick
204 Ari Ofsevit Was 204
205 Andrew Brown Classic 2018
206 Sam Elfstrom
207 Zachary Handler Classic 2018
208 Piotr Bednarski
209 Zachary Goldberg
210 Erik Hendrickson
211 Jay Woodbeck
212 Jonathon Rulseh
213 Jonathan Miller
214 Grant Nelson
215 Samuel Shaheen
216 Henrik Bergel Euro
217 Danny Sonnentag
218 Ben Wizner
219 Gabriel Forest
220 Bjorn Batdorf
221 Andrew Nadler
222 Jeff Ellis
223 Nikolai Anikin