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The Course

The full course was used — Sun Valley, Watchbed Creek, The Park, Heathy Spur and circumnavigation of the Lake.

Weather & Snow Conditions

Sunny with wind increasing during the day. Snow firm and fast. Great snow season – 1.5m of snow.




Ben Sim (AUS) wins his third Hoppet. Ben and Viktor Novotny (CZE) broke away on the Heathy Spur loop, then Sim made a solo break on the Lake Loop. Evelyn Dong (USA) won comfortably ahead of Aimee Watson (AUS). Night Sprints: Paul Murray (AUS) and Esther Bottomley (AUS) won the night sprints, which were held in individual format in front of the Frying Pan Inn in the Alpine Bowl. AGL Energy & Keep Winter Cool came on board as new sponsors.

Technical Delegate (TD)

Rob Barrow (AUS-VIC)

Assistant TD

Charles Street (AUS-VIC)


Winners & best placed  Australians



Best Australian






Kangaroo Hoppet

Ben Sim (AUS)

Evelyn Dong (USA)

Ben Sim (1st)

Aimee Watson (2nd)


Callum Watson (AUS)

Chloe McConville (AUS)

Callum Watson (1st)

Chloe McConville (1st)

Joey Hoppet

Dyllan Harmer (AUS)

Lucy Glanville (AUS)

Dyllan Harmer (1st)

Lucy Glanville (1st)