Author Archives: Paul L'Huillier

National XC News

XC Development Opportunities 2020/21 With international travel and events off the table for most athletes during the 2020-2021 northern hemisphere winter due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Snow Australia is providing more athlete development opportunities for the Australian summer. This includes … Continue reading

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November BBQ – It’s on…

End of Season BBQ The Birkie end of season BBQ will be held this year with a slight change to ensure we keep within the COVID-19 guidelines.  When:    Saturday 28th November 2020 Where:   In the picnic area by the … Continue reading

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Spring Happenings

Please note – If these emails do not display correctly in the email application that you use e.g. Microsoft Outlook, Gmail, Hotmail, Apple Mail, Windows Live Mail etc you can always view the content on the Club’s website. A shortcut … Continue reading

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Hoppet, Looking Back & Other Stuff

Hoppet – Do It Your Way … a huge success The Australian and international skiing community has rallied around the 2020 Kangaroo Hoppet, with 1894 participants from 37 nations taking part in the virtual “Do It Your Way” version of … Continue reading

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Birkies, Hoppet 2020 starts today

Hoppet 2020 – Do It Your Way Birkies, support the 2020 virtual Hoppet by entering for only $10.00. Click Hoppet 2020 – Do It Your Way to enter. The Hoppet has been the main financial supporter of the Birkebeiner Nordic … Continue reading

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Falls Creek Resort Management – the latest!

No visitors will be allowed to enter the resort at the resort Howman’s Gap ticket box. General resort entry or season passes can no longer be purchased. XC trail grooming is closed for the remainder of the season. Click [HERE] … Continue reading

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Update on Falls Creek Season Passes

Hi Ewen (President Birkebeiner Nordic Ski Club), My colleague, Ben Derrick, has passed on your details as the best point of contact for the Birkebeiner Nordic Ski Club. I just wished to advise that we have been able to release … Continue reading

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Snow Australia XCC – Event Statement

Club Facebook Page • Birkebeiner Nordic Ski Club — Click [HERE] to join. Winter Olympians – Squaw Valley USA, 1960 In 1960, Victorian Dick Walpole and New South Welshman Hal Nerdal represented Australia at the Winter Olympic Games – Squaw … Continue reading

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Nordic Bowl Facilities Development & Other News

Back in 2016, the club was involved in discussions with Falls Creek Resort Management (FCRM) about future development options for the Nordic Bowl. The development would cater for both summer and winter users with facilities including toilets and changing rooms, … Continue reading

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Early Season Update

2020 Snow Season Operations – Falls Creek Read all the details — Click [HERE] Clubhouse Access All members should be aware that the clubhouse is not accessible during the coronavirus lockdown situation. If and when the resort is open and … Continue reading

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