Feature articles about snow sports in New Zealand.
A selection of photos from yesterday’s freestyle competition at the World Heli Challenge in Wanaka, NZ. Today we will staged the extreme competition and winners will be announced on 16 August at the ION Showcase Awards night.
The Sweetspot Ski Trainer is a balancing device that you attach to your ski boots to enable you to practice the position and movements of skiing in a centred balanced position.
A great time on the mountain was had by everyone during last weeks School Holidays. Here are some shots from Cardrona on yet another bluebird super sunny day!
The Truth about Skiing and Snowboarding is a comprehensive digital book with absolutely everything that you need to prepare yourself for the sports of skiing and snowboarding.
It has been a good opening for Cardrona. Bluebird days mixed in along with a few stormy days and fresh snowfall in-between. Captain’s basin opened later in the week and a few snow storms have provided a solid base with well groomed trails. The Valley View trails are not quite there yet but the crew are working hard and hoping they will open this week.
After a chilly -7 degrees wake up call it was time to defrost the car and head up to The Remarkables for it's opening day of the 2012 season. Alta Chair, Sugar Chair and the beginners’ area base lodge conveyor were all open. After a week of the snow guns firing and some snow fall resulted in a firm base and tacky snow conditions.