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David Luehr of Barnum is all smiles after completing his 31st Birkie. At 62, the avid skier enjoys the sport with his wife, Dana. Paul Munson/For the Pine Journal

For the Luehrs, sking is a way of life

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Between them, they've skied 48 American Birkebeiner and Kortelopet races.

Dr. David and Dana Luehr of Barnum both took part in last weekend's races - David in the full Birkie and Dana in the half-length Kortelopet race.


Skiing is a way of life for the couple, who just seem to keep getting stronger.

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