Lake Wanaka, New Zealand (14 July 2014) – Registration is now open for The North Face Freeski Open of New Zealand Slopestyle and Halfpipe. We are pleased to announce Silver level sanctioning from the Association of Freeskiing Professionals (AFP) for this year’s events.
Competitors will once again have the opportunity to experience the world-class facilities of Cardrona Alpine Resort as the venue for the park and pipe competitions. The action gets underway on Friday 7 August with slopestyle qualifiers.
Saturday’s slopestyle finals come with the promise of a spectacular show with competitors given three runs to throw down their finest performances and impress the judges.
The excitement continues on Sunday 9 August with Halfpipe qualifiers and finals running back to back in one intense day of competition. Be prepared to see boundaries pushed as the world’s best freeskiers battle for podium spots.
The Big Mountain competition is scheduled for 1 – 6 September and we look forward to seeing more jaw-dropping freeride action with The Remarkables ski field providing equally stunning terrain. Registration for the Big Mountain will be opening soon.