SKIING behind a boat at 150km/h might not be everyone’s cup of tea, but it is a favourite activity for a group of local ski-racers who will head to Echuca this weekend for the 55th annual Southern 80 Ski Race.
THE 40th annual Waikerie Hotel ARB Riverland 300 off-road event over the weekend has been labelled a success by event organisers.
BERRI’S Daniel Jury rounded out a strong showing in the 4.2 litre Oz Boat Australia Championship series to finish runner-up recently.
A BUMPER crowd of about 1500 people – including busloads and carloads of Riverlanders – descended on the tiny town of Halidon for Sunday’s annual ‘Melbourne Cup of the Mallee’ race meeting.
Berri man Callen Knowling had a problem – he had a new-found passion for remote controlled car racing but nowhere to race.
If you have a need for speed, love a contest and don’t mind getting muddy in the process then quad bike racing might be your calling.
A GROUP of Riverland ski boat racers felt the need for speed when they competed in the world’s biggest river race in Echuca over the weekend.
Bill Dopson’s RPF (resting poker face) breaks into a warm, surprisingly infectious smile when the topic is inevitably broached.