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Winthrop Mountain sports : your base camp for all things Nordic

Welcome to Winthrop Mountain Sports, your premier destination for all things Nordic skiing. Led by two-time Olympian Erik Bjornsen, Winthrop Mountain Sports is your go-to source for all your Nordic skiing needs in the Methow Valley.

Drawing from years of experience in racing, coaching, and retail, we pride ourselves on delivering personalized service that reflects our deep understanding of the Nordic ski world. Our mission is simple: to provide top-notch products, unparalleled expertise, and unwavering support to ensure that every skier at every level and budget is not just satisfied, but outfitted with gear perfectly tailored to their unique needs.

Whether you’re a seasoned pro or just starting out, seeking high-performance equipment or looking for value-conscious options, Winthrop Mountain Sports is here to serve you. Our commitment remains steadfast: to exceed your expectations with every interaction

Experience the convenience of our online appointment system for ski fittings, where our dedication to excellence knows no bounds.

Discover why Winthrop Mountain Sports is the trusted choice for cross-country skiers everywhere.

Erik Bjornsen

Erik Bjornsen is Methow Valley born and raised – graduate of Liberty Bell High School and the Methow Valley Nordic Team. As a member of the U.S. Ski Team for nearly a decade, and competing in 2 Olympics, Erik has traveled around the globe chasing his dreams in the World cup circuit.

In addition to being the fastest distance skier in the US, he’s a two-time Olympian, and 2020 50km US National Champion. Erik’s second addiction is running, winning most of the races he enters. Erik has been exploring the mountains for the last 10 years. He enjoys discovering new areas, spends lots of time on Google Earth, and loves sharing his outdoor adventures with others

Marine Dusser Bjornsen

Marine, originally from the mountainous regions of France.Her natural athleticism propelled her to join the French National Biathlon team, where she dedicated herself to a successful decade-long career, securing numerous National Titles and competing in prestigious World Cup events.

Upon relocating to Anchorage at the age of 24, Marine’s passion for competitive skiing continued as she transitioned to the NCAA Cross Country skiing circuit. There, she consistently excelled, earning podium finishes and garnering recognition for her skill and determination.

After retiring from her athletic career, Marine seamlessly transitioned into coaching, bringing her wealth of experience and knowledge to the University ski team. Her dedication and expertise were duly recognized when she was awarded the prestigious title of Coach of the Year in 2020.

In addition to her athletic and coaching accomplishments, Marine also gained valuable experience in marketing during her three-year tenure at Rossignol.