The winter of 1991 was a year that all participants will never forget. It was the year the first Kangaroo Hoppet (42km) was conducted and we had not seen such heavy snow falls in over a decade. When a further metre of snow fell in 24 hours the event had to be postponed for one day as the trail groomers could not keep the course open.

The following day dawned with a cloudless sky and gentle breeze. The USA National Team were down-under for training and racing and the biggest field ever assembled for an Australian cross country ski race lined up in the starting area. The event was a huge success and the Kangaroo Hoppet, held at Falls Creek on the last Saturday in August became a regular fixture on the international ski calendar.

 

Latest News

Some more important news

something to test how multiple articles look

Winter is on the way

The equinox is behind us and the autumn rains have arrived in the mountains.

Read more...

Towards2014

alpshire

Enervit-Logo

elgas
visit us on facebook
 

Copyright © 2010 Kangaroo Hoppet. All Rights Reserved. Site built by Bunya Technology. Joomla! is Free Software released under the GNU/GPL License.