2017 World Junior-U23 Championship Daily V-Logs

Many AUSXC followers may already be up to date with the progress of the Australian Team at the World Junior/U23 Championships at Soldier Hollow. If not, this linked series of daily V-Logs from the team on Facebook gives a great glimpse of action on the tracks and behind the scenes.
U23 10km Freestyle
Casey Wright and Kat Paul in action again, finding the 10km a lot tougher than the Sprint.
Junior 5km and 10km Freestyle
Lilly Boland, Liam Burton and Seve de Campo all picked it up another level compared to their Classic Sprints, Gabi Hawkins and Jarrah Forrer made their World Junior debut, Ella Jackson was stoked to be on the start line after illness leading in to the championships.
U23 Classic Sprint
Casey Wright and Kat Paul made their U23 Worlds debut, Casey qualified for the finals in 25th place.
Junior Classic Sprints
Lilly Boland, Liam Burton, Seve de Campo and Matt Bull all in action at the World Juniors for the first time.
All results can be viewed via the FIS website. A big call-out also to flyingpointroad.com for amazing action pictures every day – keep a lookout for more via @ausxc and @flyingpoint on Instagram

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Paddy Junior Report & Results

Snow, sunshine and smiles were the order of the day for the Paddy Pallin Junior cross country ski event held on Saturday 2 July 2016 at the Perisher cross country trails.

Thirty four participants, ranging in age from 15 months to 16 years, competed over varying distances from 30 metres to two kilometres. An abundance of groomed trails allowed for different courses for different ages all within view of the enthusiastic   spectators.  As the oldest cross country ski event still being held in Australia, it was wonderful to see a broad spectrum of abilities and ages, including a number of participants who are the second generation of previous Paddy Pallin junior competitors.

 

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Rollerskiing in Perth

See below a great plug for rollerskiing in Australia on Channel 9 in Perth a week ago thanks to Roller Ski Australia.

Paddy Pallin Junior 2015

Snow, sunshine and smiles were the order of the day for the Paddy Pallin Junior cross country ski event held on Saturday 5 September 2015. Having been postponed from the beginning of the July school holidays due to a lack of snow, the weather gods certainly turned on a show and there was plenty of snow and sunshine to go around.

 

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Thirty one participants, ranging in age from 2 years to 16 years, competed over varying distances from 50 metres to three kilometres, with multiple laps on a one kilometre loop ensuring excellent view points for spectators. As the oldest cross country ski event still being held in Australia, it was wonderful to see a broad spectrum of abilities and ages, including a number of participants who are the second generation of previous Paddy Pallin junior competitors. Continue reading

Images from Kangaroo Hoppet

Assorted images from the 2015 Kangaroo Hoppet taken by Falls Creek’s Chris Hocking.

 

Images from AUS 10-15km Freestyle

More images, this time from Sunday’s Freestyle races.

Images from AUS Classic Sprint

Thanks to Graeme Bottomley for these assorted images from the Australian Championship Classic Sprint at Falls Creek on Saturday August 15.