VIDEO: Aussies show Canadians how they hit the slopes at Silver Star - InfoNews

Current Conditions

Clear
-1.3°C

VIDEO: Aussies show Canadians how they hit the slopes at Silver Star

A snowboarder wearing a bathing suit rides down the mountain cloaked in an Australian flag.
Image Credit: SUBMITTED/SilverStar
January 27, 2018 - 1:00 PM

VERNON - Australians celebrated their national day skiing in a unique way yesterday and a video of the event appears to be gaining traction on social media.

And why not. 

The Aussies took to the slopes of Silver Star on Australia Day yesterday, Jan. 26, dressed for the beach in bikinis and shorts.  

Silver Star Mountain Resort calls it their “Annual Australia Day Bikini Run”. Skiers and snowboarders from everywhere are invited to ride the slopes and dress for the beach.

The popular ski-resort near Vernon claims the mountain is most popular at this time of the year when Australian tourists are on summer holidays.


To contact a reporter for this story, email Charlotte Helston or call 250-309-5230 or email the editor. You can also submit photos, videos or news tips to the newsroom and be entered to win a monthly prize draw.

?We welcome your comments and opinions on our stories but play nice. We won't censor or delete comments unless they contain off-topic statements or links, unnecessary vulgarity, false facts, spam or obviously fake profiles. If you have any concerns about what you see in comments, email the editor in the link above. 

News from © InfoTel News Ltd, 2018
InfoTel News Ltd

  • Popular kelowna News
  • Comments
View Site in: Desktop | Mobile