Tahoe Training and West Yellowstone Race Report

Callum Watson

I’ll admit straight away that I have been super lazy with the updates on this trip so far but hopefully I will make up for it with the Pure Awesomeness of the post that follows!

So a lot has happened between now and the last post – most good but some unfortunate.

A very cold over distance ride above Tahoe City

Over the 4 weeks that we were in Tahoe, around 3 weeks of those were on snow with another 2 storms coming through and topping up the cover of white stuff. It was in that 1 week of no snow that Paul-Break-a-Pole-Kovacs managed to lose his title, not by his own doing, but through my unfortunate incident. As a result of day-time temperatures of around 23C (which was amazingly pleasant to ski in shorts again) the snow melted out and we were back on the rollerskis. Most of the…

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West Yellowstone Supertour – Race Report

Callum Watson and Paul Kovac commenced their racing season this weekend with a 9km skate race on Friday and a sprint prologue on Saturday in the Montana town of West Yellowstone.

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FIS Tour of Fairbanks – Prologue

Lescinska Grimmer competed in her first FIS race of the season in Fairbanks, Alaska. The race was a 2km classic interval start and is one of three races that make up the Tour of Fairbanks.

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Victorian Ski Chase – Skike Prize Winner

The winner of the Vic Ski Chase grand prize of the new model V07-PLUS skikes is Lou Sanderson.  Lou’s numbers came up in the prize draw at the SXCV meeting in Melbourne last Saturday.  Lou’s skikes will be presented to her at a beginner skike session at Westerfolds Park Templestowe this Sunday afternoon at 3pm.   Come along yourself and give skiking a go (details below). Continue reading

Introductory video to the Australian Junior Team trip to Europe.

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Official 2012-2013 National Teams

The Ski & Snowboard Australia Cross Country Committee (SAXC) is pleased to confirm the following Cross Country Skiing National Teams for 2012-2013:

World Cup Team
Callum Watson*

Continental Cup Team
Aimee Watson
Esther Bottomley*
Alex Almoukov*
Mark van der Ploeg*
Phillip Bellingham* Continue reading