Historical information

This yearbook is published by the Worldloppet Ski Federation to promote the calendar for the upcoming year. The Federation was founded on 10th June 1978 in Uppsala, Sweden. The aim of Worldloppet is to promote the sport of cross-country skiing, by focussing on popular skiing through the various ski races around the world. Worldloppet currently unites 20 long-distance ski races from Europe, America, Asia and Oceania which includes 18 Full Members and 2 Associate Members.

Australia is a Full Member of Worldloppet with the first Kangaroo Hoppet being held In the winter of 1991 It was a great success and has been a regular fixture on the international ski calendar ever since. It features the main 42km event as well as a 21km event and a 7km event. The Hoppet brings the Australian snowfields to an international audience.


This publication is significant because it documents and promotes an event which brings international attention to Falls Creek and the surrounding region.

Physical description

A glossy publication outlining key events in the 1994/95 International Ski Racing Calendar. All items are included in German and English. The logo of Worldloppet is featured on the cover along with a list of events, including the Kangaroo Hoppet. A description of the Kangaroo Hoppet can be found on Page 4 beside an advertisement for Qantas.

Inscriptions & markings

On Front Cover SKI RACE YEARBOOK 1994
Renndaten 1994/95 Race Dates 1994/95
Front Centre: Worldloppet logo
Bottom: Yellow strip with four images of pairs of skiers in black
Text at bottom right: Ski in the World's Twelve Most Famous Cross Country Ski Races / Die zwölf berühmtesten Volkslangläufe der Welt