2015 Australian Rollerski Championship – Results & Report

The 2015 Australian Rollerski Championships were held at the Stromlo Forest Park last Saturday April 11. A record 42 participants took part in the competitions, which included a Freestyle Sprint and a Freestyle Mass Start Criterium. Australian Junior Team member Damon Morton won the open men’s events after close competition from his father Cameron Morton and Canberra local Daniel Sarri. Former Slovenian National Team member Barbara Jezersek won the women’s events ahead of Australian Junior Team skier Darcie Morton. The event was proudly sponsored by Snow Trek & Travel from Wodonga, Australia’s cross country skiing specialists.

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Cameron Morton, Damon Morton & Daniel Sarri.

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Barbara Jezersek, Darcie Morton & Ella Jackson

The Sprint race was up first, with Damon Morton and Barbara Jezersek posting the fastest qualifying times on the 1.2km  and going on to win the Open A-finals. The U16 Junior Men A-final was won by Jarrah Forrer and the U16 Junior Women A-final by Felicia Auer. The Criterium consisted of 6 laps for the Open Men, 4 laps for the Open Women and 2 laps for U16 classes. While podium places changed, the overall winner in each class was the same as for the Sprint. Full results are available in PDF format below:

Many thanks to Snow Trek & Travel for providing all podium and spot prizes and a demo of the latest rollerski equipment throughout the day. Snow Trek & Travel also have an offer of 20% off all rollerski equipment purchases until the end of April. To take up the offer check out their range of equipment on www.crosscountryskier.com.au and contact Peter Cranage on 1300 858 667.

Snow Trek and Travel

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Junior skiers Lilly Boland, Ella Jackson, Stella Ajani.

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Barbara Jezersek

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Damon Morton & Daniel Sarri

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