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Kangaroo Hoppet

The Kangaroo Hoppet is Australia's premier international cross country skiing event. It is held at Falls Creek on the last Saturday in August each year. The Kangaroo Hoppet is part of the Worldloppet series of long distance citizen races. It is run in conjunction with the 7 km Joey Hoppet and the 21 km Birkebeiner. Skiers can build up to the full 42 km over a number of seasons.

Link to Hoppet site for history and entry forms.

hoppet_start_prep.jpg (36183 bytes) Skiers preparing for the Hoppet start

hoppet_start.jpg (28434 bytes) Skiers at the Hoppet start

hoppet_course_bw.jpg (176354 bytes) Hoppet Course


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