Cross Country Youth Ski Team Head to the Australian Kangaroo Hoppet

A strong team of seven students from Mt Aspiring College are looking to add to their medal haul from last weekend's Merino Muster by competing at Falls Creek, Victoria this Saturday 22 August 2015. The 7km freestyle race will be fast and furious with strong performances expected from the young skiers. Travel assistance has been given to group by the Waiorau Nordic Sports Club. Members of the club travelling with the team are  Mary Lee, Jo Jones, Ernie Maluschnig, and Kay McFarlane. 

Andy Pohl from New Zealand, currently managing the Snow Farm, will be coaching the team and also competing in the 42km race. 

Pictured here at the Snow Farm are the Mt Aspiring College team members travelling to the Kangaroo Hoppet at Falls Creek, Australia this weekend  - Louis Jones, Tom Colbourne, Ella Maluschnig, Campbell Wright, Ellen Cagney, Olivia Jones, and Ben McNabb.