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Sam Lee has earned his first podium placing on the Freeride World Tour, the sport’s most prestigious competition. Lee finished in third place in today’s competition in Haines, Alaska which is the penultimate stop in the five-stop world tour.

Sam Lee is charging through his first season on the Freeride World Tour, yesterday claiming a fourth place finish at the second tour stop in Andorra. The result comes off the back of an eighth place finish at the competition opener staged at the same ski area in the Pyrenees a week ago. 

 Wanaka skier Sam Lee has ticked off his goal of a top 10 result at his first ever Freeride World Tour competition, finishing eighth in last night’s (NZT) event staged in the Andorran resort of Vallnord-Arcalis.

Verbier, Switzerland (28 March 2015) – The battle for the Freeride World Tour titles took place overnight (NZT) on the mythical 3222m (10570 ft) Bec des Rosses, all while celebrating 20...

Vallnord-Arcalis, Andorra (13 February 2015) – NZ Freeskier Sam Smoothy says he’s ‘back in the hunt for the championship title’ after a spectacular win at the Andorra stop of the Freeride World...

Chamonix-Mont Blance, France (24 January 2015) – The first stop of the 2015 SWATCH FREERIDE WORLD TOUR BY THE NORTH FACE® (FWT) concluded today.

Aspen, USA (21 January 2015) – NZ Freeskier Janina Kuzma today placed fifth in one of the most prestigious competitions on the action sports calendar but there’s barely time to...

Verbier, Switzerland- (30 March 2014) –With a new coat of 50cm of fresh snow, the mythical Bec des Rosses in Verbier, Switzerland, promised an epic final competition of the Swatch...

Following a challenging season due to difficult snow and weather conditions all over the northern hemisphere, the SWATCH FREERIDE WORLD TOUR BY THE NORTH FACE® (FWT) now heads to Verbier, Switzerland,...

Utah, USA- (5 March 2014) – Skier Sam Smoothy has earned his second podium spot on the 2014 Freeride World Tour, taking out third place at the Snowbird Ski and Summer...

Kappl, Austria- (3 February 2014) – New Zealand freeskier Sam Smoothy (Cromwell) has claimed victory at the third stop of the Freeride World Tour in Kappl, Austria.

The Freeride World Tour moves to Austria this weekend for stop three at Fieberbrun Kitzbuheler Alpen.

Chamonix, France- (25 January 2014) – The second stop of the 2014 SWATCH FREERIDE WORLD TOUR BY THE NORTH FACE® (FWT) took place at Chamonix, France on Saturday.

Courmayeur Mont Blanc, Italy (23 January 2014) – The SWATCH FREERIDE WORLD TOUR 2014 BY THE NORTH FACE® (FWT) - considered the world’s premier big mountain freeskiing and snowboarding tour -...

Verbier, Switzerland – March 22, 2013 – An historic season of the SWATCH FREERIDE WORLD TOUR 2013 BY THE NORTH FACE® (FWT) came to an end with jaw dropping action on the mythical...

As the Freeride World Tour (FWT) gets down to the business end of the season this weekend, New Zealand skiers Charlie Lyons and Sam Smoothy find themselves with two very...

Fieberbrunn-PillerseeTal, Austria (16 March 2013) – Competition was intense at today’s SWATCH FREERIDE WORLD TOUR 2013 BY THE NORTH FACE® (FWT) at Fieberbrunn-PillerseeTal, Austria.

Kirkwood, California- (28 February 2013) – New Zealand’s Charlie Lyons has claimed his first podium spot on the Freeride World Tour, taking out third place at Kirkwood Mountain Resort’s big mountain...

Kiwis are making their mark on the big mountain stage in 2013. Charlie Lyons is currently ranked fifth on the Freeride World Tour (FWT) for men’s ski while Neil Williman's...

Courmayeur, Italy (22 January 2012) – At the second stop of the SWATCH FREERIDE WORLD TOUR 2013 BY THE NORTH FACE® (FWT), the international field of elite athletes threw down a spectacular show...

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