Fast and Furious
Posted on 7 Aug, 2021
Adrenaline-filled racing, a sunrise breakfast and champagne showers, the Thredbo Top to Bottom has made a triumphant return!
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The course was fresh and fast, while the competition was high – racers wanting a piece of the $25,000 worth of cash and prizes. Just to add to it all, competitors were treated to a spectacular sunrise.
Taking off down the a 3.2-kilometre downhill course, racers made a 100-metre dash before strapping in for a fast-paced blast to the bottom, dropping 600 vertical meters navigating, gates, straights and other racers.
Speaking of the 2021 event, Thredbo General Manager Stuart Diver stated, “It is just the best day of the year. I went on a safety run, coming down at 6:30 AM when the light was just coming up, it was amazing. The course was incredible, they have done a great job. It’s super fast and super fun”.
For those that prefer to cheer from the sidelines, Kareela Hutte opened its slope-side doors for onlookers to enjoy The Mumm Top to Bottom Champagne Breakfast. Offering access to the mountain at 7am, guests cheered on competitors from the famous outdoor deck before taking sunrise pictures a plenty.
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