Author Archives: Paul L'Huillier

Birkebeiner Bulletin – August 2019

for August 2019 is now available for viewing as a pdf file. To view the latest Birkie Bulletin click the link below and the pdf file will open in your web browser. Birkebeiner Bulletin – August 2019 Facebook Join the club facebook page called Birkebeiner Nordic … Continue reading

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Australian Junior XC Ski Champs – Entries open

The Australian Junior XC Ski Championships are being held at Falls Creek on the weekend of Sat 31st Aug (Sprint – C) & Sun 1st Sept (Distance – F). It is being organised by the club on behalf of Ski & … Continue reading

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Junior Joey Program Cancelled this Sunday

Next Junior Joey session is on Sunday 18th August 2019.

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Hoppet on TV tonight (9th August)

Don’t miss the Snowshow tonight (Friday 9th August) on Channel 31 at 8:00 pm in metropolitan Melbourne and Geelong. Members can watch it on Free-to-Air TV. Others without access to that coverage can watch it LIVE on the Channel 31 … Continue reading

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Big Club Weekend coming up…

Ski de Femme — Saturday 10th August Ski de Femme Registrations are open. Click [HERE] Rocky Valley Rush Citizen Race (F) — Sunday 11th August This event is an institution at Falls Creek having started in 1976. Starts in the … Continue reading

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Hoppet T-Shirt Archive – a request …

The 29thKangaroo Hoppet is only weeks away and the Race Office/Shop organiser would like to display some of the early T-shirts that were printed for competitors and volunteers.   If you have any Hoppet T-shirts stored away, especially early ones from 1991 … Continue reading

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Hoppet Helpers & Hotham to Dinner Plain Race

Hoppet Volunteers Needed Here is your opportunity to make a contribution to this great event. Volunteers are needed on Friday 23rd August for Set-Up and on the day of the event Saturday 24th August. This is the 29th Hoppet since 1991. Volunteers from the Birkebeiner Nordic … Continue reading

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Birkie News Update

Australian Senior XC Championships Last weekend the club conducted the FIS# Australian Senior Sprint (C) and Distance (W10 km and M15 km – F) Championships at Falls Creek for Ski & Snowboard Australia. Note – #FIS stands for Fédération Internationale … Continue reading

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Mid-Season Dinner – a good night

On Thursday 25th July the club held its mid-season dinner at Roi’s Restaraunt in Tawonga. Forty-five people attended. The meal was terrific and the enthusiastic talk by Erin Yungblut our visiting overseas Canadian coach enjoyable. Erin thank you for the … Continue reading

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2019 Aust Open XC Championships – 27th-28th July Falls Creek

Sprint (C) – Saturday 27th July. Distance (F) – W10 km & M15 km — Sunday 28th July.. Entries close mid-night Wednesday 24rd July Volunteers needed for Aust Senior Champs The Championships are on 27th-28th July at Falls Creek. If … Continue reading

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