2011 FIS TD Seminar in New Zealand

A FIS Technical Delegate (TD) Seminar will be held at the Snow Farm in New Zealand from August 10-12 this year. The seminar will be led by Timolean Tsourekas from Greece, who is a member of the FIS sub-committee for Rules and Control. Experienced Australian TD Rob Barrow will also present at the seminar.

A FIS TD is an official appointed to oversee FIS ski races and ensure that they are conducted according to FIS  international competitions rules. Australia currently has about a dozen FIS accredited TDs and is always looking for more. Continue reading

2011 Australian Championship – Entries Open

In addition to the on-line entry system for Australian Championship races at Perisher entries are also open for the Australian Championship events at Falls Creek.

The Australian Junior/Open Sprint Championship (C) and the Australian Junior/Senior /Masters 2.5k/5k/10k  Championship (F) will be conducted at Falls Creek on July 23 – 24, 2011.
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2011 Perisher Master Skiers Info – Series III

2011NSWXCMasterSkiers.doc

Perisher 2011 On-Line Event Registrations

Welcome to XC Winter in Perisher 2011. 

These official and citizen events are now available for on-line registration (many other events are also on offer – check the National 2011 Australian XC Race Calendar for contact details). 

For on-line Registration (click here): 

1

NSW Jr/Open Sprint Championships

FS

09/07/11

2

ACT Jr/Sr/Masters 2.5/3.5/5/10 km Championships

CL

16/07/11

3

NSW Jr/Open/Masters 2.5/3.5/5/10/15 km Championships

FS

17/07/11

4

Australian Jr/Open Team Sprint Championships

CL

30/07/11

5

Australian Jr/Sr/Masters 5/10/20 km Pursuit Championships

CL/FS

31/07/11

6

CityTattersalls Club Boonoona Open

CL/FS

07/08/11

7

Australian 15/30 km Long Distance Championships

FS

13/08/11

8

Snowy Mountains Classic

FS

13/08/11

9

Australian Jr/Open Sprint Championships

FS

20/08/11

10

Australian Jr/Sr/Masters 2.5/5/10 km Championships

CL

21/08/11

Note that on-line closing dates vary:


Events with start lists based on a draw or seeding close on Wednesday, midnight. 


Please check the race details for closing dates.

2011 National Race Licences Due

Race Licences for 2011 are now due and available via the Ski & Snowboard Australia website. Continue reading

Lake Mountain Sprint X – More Images

Esther Bottomley in action at Lake Mountain

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Lake Mountain Sprint X Race Report

Nick Grimmer heading into the first jump during the Time Trail of the Lake Mountain Sprint X

Nick Grimmer and Esther Bottomley won the first race of the season this last weekend at Lake Mountain. Both athletes are members of the Australian Ski Team and both raced at the 2011 World Championships in Oslo, Norway.

The event was a Sprint-X, a popular variation on the typical sprint event which involves steep downs, sharp banked corners, a drop off and a jump over a 500m course. 51 competitors competed making the event a huge success.

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