Apologies for the late posting of this report from the…
Lake Mountain Roller Ski Challenge 5th May 2013
An interesting mix of classic, skate rollerskiers and a strong turn up of ‘Team Skike Force’ took the challenge and had a great hill climb on a cool but sunny day. Nick Montgomery posted an outstanding time to reflect his Junior World Championship form and Ellie Phillips lead home the girls in front of a pack of Masters Skikers and Vic Junior Squadlings.
Team Ivanhoe had a fantastic turn up and excelled at the 4km and 10km Challenge with most tackling the ‘Lake’ for the first time.
The Ski & Snowboard Australia Cross Country Committee (SAXC) is seeking expressions of interest for the following positions with the Cross Country Skiing High Performance Program for the 2013/2014 season:
- 2014 World Junior Championship Coach;
- 2014 World Junior Championship Team Manager;
- 2013/2014 Continental Cup Team Coach; and,
- 2013 World University Winter Games (WUWG) Coach. Continue reading
The Ski & Snowboard Australia Cross Country Committee (SAXC) is seeking expressions of interest for the position of Cross Country Skiing National Coaching Director.
The position would be appointed on an honorarium basis. Additional information is provided in the job description below. Interested persons should apply via email to Finn Marsland (firstname.lastname@example.org) by May 31, briefly addressing the key selection criteria. Applicants may be invited to supply additional information.
Race Licences for 2013 are now due and available via the Ski & Snowboard Australia website.
All skiers who wish to compete in National or NSW/ACT state championship events at open, junior, or masters level will need some form of SSA Registration. In particular all athletes requiring a FIS Licence should register ASAP via the SSA website if they want to be eligible for FIS points during the Australian winter.
There are three types of cross country race registration available:
Cross Country – Sport Racer – $27.50
Cross Country – National Racer – $82.50
Cross Country – International Racer – $148.50