Author Archives: Paul L'Huillier

2017 Birkie Junior 2 Day Development Camp Applications – now open

The 2017 Birkie Junior 2 Day Development Camp Applications are now open. The two day camp will be held on Saturday 22nd to Sunday 23rd July 2017 using the Outdoor School – Bogong Village for accommodation and skiing at Falls Creek. The camp is open to students … Continue reading

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A Reminder — Annual General Meeting – Wed. 17th May 2017

— It’s the Club’s 40th Birthday this year — The Clubs 40th Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on Wednesday 17th May 2017 starting at 7:30pm in the Auditorium next to the Mount Beauty Visitor Information Centre. A great supper will … Continue reading

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Snow Sports Training Course (Fri 2nd to Sun 4th June – Bright)

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More Athlete Overseas Reports

A number of Birkebeiners were selected in National Teams to compete overseas in 2016/17. The club provided some financial assistance to each athlete and in return they are required to submit a report on returning to Australia. Thanks Phil and Jarah for the … Continue reading

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Annual General Meeting – Wed. 17th May 2017

— It’s the Club’s 40th Birthday this year — The Clubs 40th Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on Wednesday 17th May 2017 starting at 7:30pm in the Auditorium next to the Mount Beauty Visitor Information Centre. Meeting reports — Reports on … Continue reading

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Club Working Bee – Saturday 6th May Falls Creek

Can you help this Saturday? Please contact Secretary Doug Hamilton for further information and to help organise catering.  Email:  secretary@birkebeiner.org.au or Mobile: 0431 248 298. If you have a preference for clubhouse clean-up or trail work indicate this to Doug. Doug would … Continue reading

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The Last King – The Birkebeiner Movie (SBS On Demand)

Norway has made a movie of the Birkebeiner Story which was released in February 2016. The language is Norwegian but has English subtitles. It runs for 135 minutes. It’s available for free via SBS On Demand through its internet streaming … Continue reading

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Athlete Overseas Reports

A number of Birkebeiners were selected in National Teams to compete overseas in 2016/17. The club provided some financial assistance to each athlete and in return they are required to submit a report on returning to Australia. Reports received to date can be … Continue reading

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Club Working Bee – Saturday 6th May at Falls Creek

The annual Working Bee is held to get the clubhouse ready for the winter and to assist Falls Creek Resort Management with trail work that benefits all skiers. The club is asking its members and those of other XC Clubs to volunteer … Continue reading

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Casey Wright endures to take third in XC Sprint in Asian Winter Games

Casey Wright, from Launching Place Victoria and a Birkebeiner, has given Australia its first cause for celebration at the Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games, finishing third in the women’s 1.4 km cross country skiing sprint. Wright was consistently strong across … Continue reading

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