Video of the start of the 2010 Kangaroo Hoppet, filmed by Chris Hocking from Falls Creek:
Photos taken by Jacinta O’Neill: Continue reading
Press Release from 2010 Kangaroo Hoppet
International Couple Win 2010 Kangaroo Hoppet at Falls Creek
Today the weather gods smiled on the 20th running of the Kangaroo Hoppet, Australia’s international ski marathon. Perfect racing conditions at Falls Creek treated the thousand plus competitors to a spectacular tour of the Bogong High Plains. At the elite end of the competition it was a couple of Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympians who took home the major honours – local Mt Beauty skier Esther Bottomley and her boyfriend Valerio Leccardi from Switzerland. Continue reading
In support of the 2010 Kangaroo Hoppet, Tim Retchford and Tory Thomas from ‘Bodycraft’ are offering special massage rates for all Hoppet skiers and volunteers. Bodycraft is a proud supporter of the Australian XC Ski Team, and Tim and Tory would love to see as many skiers as possible before the Hoppet, to help people feel great and be able to perform to their potential on Race Day. Continue reading
With less than a week to go until the start of the 2010 Kangaroo Hoppet the seeding is complete and the start lists are available. More information on the event can be seen at the Kangaroo Hoppet website.