Bellingham & Paul at World Championships

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2021 FIS Nordic Ski World Championships in Oberstdorf Germany

From left: Katarina Paul, Tuva Bygrave, Phil Bellingham, Seve de Campo & Mark Pollock

Australia will have five representatives at the World Championships from 23 February to 7 March 2021. Club members Phil Bellingham and Katarina Paul as well as Mark Pollock (Wang SC) and Seve de Campo. The team has a new addition with emerging 19-year old Tuva Bygrave (University of Alaska Anchorage), who is making her debut representing Australia at a major international competition. Paul will target the classic sprint, while Bygrave will race both sprint and distance events.

For a Team Update & Program Calendar click [HERE].

For more event-specific information and results visit the 2021 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships website Click [HERE] or follow the Australian Cross-Country Team on social media, @ausxc.

Both Phil and Katarina should be congratulated for having the dedication to continue to travel, train and race in these tough COVID-19 times. The club wishes both of you all the best.

Snow Australia Medal Recipients

Paul Gray showing fine technique – 1998 Olympic Winter Games Nagano Japan

Snow Australia has announced two more cross-country recipients of the Snow Australia Medal from the 1992 Winter Olympic Games in Albertville France. They are club member and two-time Olympian Paul Gray (1992 & 1998) and three-time Olympian Anthony Evans (1992, 1994 & 1998) of the Wangaratta & Cooma Ski Clubs.

Click [HERE] to read all about them on the club’s website Ski History page.

1st Snow Australia FIS Rollerski International held Feb 13th-14th

These were held at Stromlo Forest Park, Canberra. The finish of the men’s Sprint. Our own Nick Blackwell closest to the camera (2nd place). Nick was also 2nd in the 10 km distance event. Club member Ella Jackson finished 3rd in the women’s sprint and 5th in the distance event. Click [HERE] for a full report including results of sprint and distance events.

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