Bottomley, Gustafsson win Sprint X

Esther Bottomley from Mt Beauty and Victor Gustafsson from Sweden won the finals of the Sprint X at Lake Mountain yesterday. The following images from the day were taken by Victorian Junior Team coach Allison Stoddart.

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Cooma Cobwebs Cancelled

Race organisers have advised that the Cooma Clean Out The Cobwebs scheduled at Perisher for this Sunday June 30 has been cancelled. Though snow has been packed around the Nordic Shelter and sprint loop it is not enough to form a meaningful track.

The Paddy Pallin Junior at Perisher on Saturday June 29 will go ahead, all kids are welcome. Meet at the Nordic Shelter at 11:00am.



Fast & Female Perisher Sign-Up Poster

Fast & Female have just released this sign-up poster for the event at Perisher Valley on Saturday August 3:


Click on the image for a higher resolution version.

FIS Registration Deadline June 25

All athletes planning to compete in FIS races during the Australian winter need to register ASAP via Ski & Snowboard Australia if they wish to be on the 1st FIS Point List for 2013/2014. This FIS registration deadline also applies to any international athletes intending to race in Australia or New Zealand.

More information about SSA memberships types is available in this earlier post.

Lake Mountain preparing for Sprint-X

Lake Mountain preparing for Sprint-X

Snow-making at Lake Mountain gearing up for the Sprint-X next weekend.

Fast & Female Back For 2013!

Fast & Female Australia have launched their 2013 Australian winter events with the following media release:

The first Fast & Female event will be on at Falls Creek on July 7, hosted by Birkebeiner Nordic Ski Club in conjuction with the long-running Ski de Femme day. Registration is open online via the Eventbrite website.

The second Fast & Female event will be at Perisher Valley on August 3, co-organised with NSW Cross Country. Ski de Femme is also back at Perisher on July 27. More information on the Perisher events is available on the new Perisher X-Country website.

Fast & Female


Victorian Ski Chase 2013

The Victorian Ski Chase is on again.

Skike Australia have generously offered to sponsor the event once again.

For the first time cash prizes totalling $1200 are available for younger skiers.  See the flyer for details.


Australian Biathon News

The 2013 Australian Biathlon race calendar has recently been released, featuring the following events at Mt Hotham:

The full details of the calendar are available in PDF format here: 2013 Biathlon Calendar-updated June 2013