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Balbin Sculpts the Birkebeiner

One of my favorite historical sculptural subjects is the flight of the Birkebeiners, the story after which the Norwegian and American Birkebeiner cross country ski races are patterned. The story recalls the 1206 Norwegian civil war transport to safety of the baby Prince Håkon Håkonsson by the birch bark legging clad Birkebeiners Torstein Skeivla and […]

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