This sport is governed in Australia by Ski Racing Australia.
The Mildura & District Ski Club conduct 2 river classic events within the SRA calendar - Mildura 100 & the Ted Hurley Classic
Held annually on the Murray river in Mildura this is the fastest ski race in the world! The fastest teams have made this 100km distance in a time of 31:27, which is an average of 191km per hour. This event has been a highlight on the ski racing calendar for the last 44 years and is one of the longest running ski races in Australia.
The Mildura Ski Club’s, Ted Hurley Classic named after past member and ski racer, is a unique event on the ski racing calendar. This race takes place in two rivers starting in the Darling River at Wentworth and ending in the Murray River at Apex Park, Mildura. With a combination 1 up and 2 up racing, this distinctive race with tight corners and long stretches stands apart from the Mildura Ski Club’s second event the Mildura 100.
The King of the Murray goes to most consistent outright expert team collecting points from Four Murray River Race: Ted Hurley Classic, Southern 80, Robinvale 80, Mildura 100..