The adrenalin is sure to be pumping this weekend as Hotham hosts a plethora of activities across the mountain.
Be sure to catch some of the action at the FIS ANC SBX event, when reigning champion Alex ‘Chumpy’ Pullin returns to defend his title against world-class competition. This will be a thrilling event for spectators, be sure not to miss the action unfold on the Road Runner Rider-X course.
The Oakley Rebellion Tour arrives at Hotham tomorrow bringing with them Oakley Pro Team Riders Mitch Allan and Ryan Tiene to share some tips for pulling off tricks. The fun continues into the night with a party at Swindlers hosted by Oakley and featuring The Faders on the decks from 9pm, followed by a special performance by hip hop trio Polar Nation.
Don’t forget to visit the SKImag demo tents this weekend, situated at the top of the Village Chair on both Saturday and Sunday. The perfect opportunity to try-out latest model skis before you commit to a purchase. If you are in the mood to purchase and l
Girls aged 14 - 25 can participate in the free ‘Board Like a Girl’ program, hosted by talented local rider Hannah Studd. Interested participants should be at the Snowsports meeting place at 10am tomorrow to join in this fun program, learn new skills and make new friends.
For cross country skiing fans, the Pub to Pub Cross Country Ski race kicks off at 11am from The General Store. An iconic event that has been running for 21 years sees competitive and amateur skiers tackle the Hotham – Dinner Plain cross country trail. Registration at the General Store from 9 – 10.30am. Join the Australian Biathlon Association as they celebrate the Colin & Alice Paul Biathlon Commemorative Weekend with a series of races at Whiskey Flat over the weekend.
Be sure to take the little ones along to Harry the Snowdragon’s live show at the Big D on Saturday at 4pm. The action continues at the Big D with night skiing on Saturday night from 6.30pm – 9.30pm.
Visit www.hotham.com.au/events for more about this weekend’s exciting calendar of events.
Image - Participants in last year's Pub to Pub line up for the start.
05 August 2011