Tag: Big Mountain

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New Zealand skiers have been showcasing their talents on the international freeride circuit  with Craig Murray winning the Freeride World Qualifier tour event in Austria today, and Sam Lee  earning his first Freeride World Tour podium with a third place in Alaska.

The North Face® Frontier Freeride World Qualifier events kicked off today at Queenstown’s The Remarkables ski area. A heavy hitting field of 80 skiers and snowboarders enjoyed calm conditions and blue skies as they battled for top scores on the course venue in Shadow Basin.

Lake Wanaka, New Zealand (15 April 2016) – NZ’s popular, long-running freeride event is reaching new heights and pushing new boundaries for 2016.

Jasna, Slovakia (27 February 2016) – Skier Anna Smoothy (Wanaka) has won the Jasna, Slovakia stop of the Freeride World Qualifier Tour.

Grandvalira, Andorra (30 January 2016) – Snowboarder Finn Duffy (Queenstown) has won a bronze medal at the Freeride Junior World Championships in Andorra.

Lake Wanaka, New Zealand (18 August 2015) –The North Face Freeski Open of New Zealand – the only event to stage Slopestyle, Halfpipe and Big Mountain competitions in one –...

Mt Olympus was the setting for the first stop of the inaugural New Zealand Junior Freeride Tour.

The North Face® Freeski Open is classified as a 3-star Freeride World Tour Qualifying (FWQ) event and has attracted elite skiers from around the world whose ultimate goal is to...

The 2014 CHILL Series kicked off last weekend with the CHILL Jnr Big Mtn Champs at Craigieburn Valley.

The renowned CHILL Series 2013 is held in New Zealand Central Southern Alps in the Canterbury Region and offers spectacular skiing, snowboarding and competitions.

Queenstown, New Zealand (7 September 2012) – After horrendous weather conditions postponed the competition at the Remarkables, The North Face Freeski Open of New Zealand Big Mountain finals took place...

Queenstown, New Zealand (4 August 2012) – Athletes dealt with strong winds and difficult visibility yet surprisingly good snow in Shadow Basin, at the Remarkables, for The North Face Freeski...