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Rhiannon Palmer

Australian Junior A Team
Australian Senior A Team

Date of Birth:  March 23rd, 1983
Nickname: 'PG3'
Ski Club:  Lake Mountain
Coach:  Finn Marsland
Years Skiing: 4
Home Town: Melbourne - Croydon
Home Resort: Falls Creek
Favourite Resort:  Anywhere with snow
Height:  almost 170 cm
Weight: 60km
Occupation: Student (deferred)


                               

Ultimate Training Session experience:   Spring Skiing in Sweden

Loves:  All sports, skiing especially, seeing friends, travelling, seeing movies, being at the snow or beach, photography, eating and cooking

Hates:  Nothing

Other Interests:  Going out, meeting new people, seeing new things, reading books and listening to music

Favourite Meal:  Any pasta dish, but I am hanging out to try Fondue

Favourite Movie:  Too many to name

Favourite TV show:  Not sure

Favourite CD:

Last Book Read:  The Bonesetter's Daughter

Who would you most like to go skiing with?   Friednds

What is your ultimate dream in XC-Skiing?   To be considered a world class skier, and jag my best race yet at World Junior


Competitive history: 

Year

Competition

Distance/Style

Place

2001

Australian Junior Championships

5km Classic

1st

2001

Australian Junior Championships

5km Freestyle

1st

2001

Australian Birkebeiner

21km Freestyle

1st

2001

Australian Championships

10km Freestyle

3rd

2001

Australian Championships

15km Classic

4th

2001

Australian Championships

5km Classic

3rd

2001

Rossignol Cup, Falun, Sweden

10km Classic

14th

2000

Australian Junior Championships

5km Classic

2nd W16

2000

Australian Junior Championships

5km Freestyle

2nd W16, 3rd open

2000

Victorian Championships

5km Classic

3rd Open

1999

Australian Senior Championships

10km Classic

9th

1999

Australian Senior Championships

5km Skate

13th

1999

Joey Hoppet

7km Freestyle

4th

1999

Australian Junior Championships

5km Classic

2nd W14

1999

Australian Junior Championships

5km Skate

4th W14

1999

Australian Junior Championships

 

overall  4th

1999

Victorian Junior Championships

5km Skate

3rd W14

1999

Victorian Junior Championships

5km Classic

2nd W14

1999

Victorian Junior Championships

 

overall  3rd

1998

19th Joey Hoppet

Skate

10th


Equipment:

Skis - Atomic
Poles - Exel
Boots - Salomon
Bindings - Salomon


Personal Sponsors:  Atomic, Polar

Updated November 2001


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