Continuing their series of rider-managed ski films, the Legs of Steel crew is proud to announce their upcoming feature ski film PASSENGER in co-production with the Red Bull Media House.
A cinematic journey that spans four continents, the film aims … Read More
Team GB star James ‘Woodsy’ Woods from Sheffield held off stiff competition from many of the world’s best freeskiers at Cardrona Alpine Resort near Wanaka today to win the men’s FIS Freestyle Skiing Slopestyle World Cup at Audi quattro Winter … Read More
Words and Photos by Tom Beaumont
My early morning drive from Christchurch to Nelson Lakes provided a bit of distraction as the Seaward Kaikoura Range, quickly followed by Mt Tapuaenuku, came into view. Nelson Lakes very nearly took a sideline, … Read More
The world’s top slopestyle skiers treated Cardrona Alpine Resort to a masterclass today as they battled to qualify for the FIS Freestyle Skiing World Cup at Audi quattro Winter Games NZ 2015 with Kiwi ace Jossi Wells among the top … Read More
Spending 3 days camping in the mountains is a daunting concept. The thought of cold nights and early mornings, hiding from the grim darkness in your -20°C sleeping bag lingers in every mountaineer’s consciousness.
We began the trip by ascending … Read More
New Zealand paralympian Adam Hall has stamped his name on yet another Audi quattro Winter Games NZ slalom title after romping home to win the gold medal in today’s International Paralympic Committee Alpine Skiing (IPCAS) Southern Hemisphere Cup at Coronet … Read More
The 2nd event of the NZJFT went down in Shadow Basin at The Remarkables ski resort, and saw a huge turnout & some amazing skiing by the juniors. The vibe was incredible, everyone involved had an epic time while they … Read More
Though the sky was not the piercing blue we had been enjoying for the first few days of the 2015 Winter Games, and the wind was tempestuous at times, this morning the halfpipe at Cardrona was … Read More
Corey Peters, World Champion sit-ski racer and all-round legend has become the first person to sit-ski New Zealand’s heli terrain. And it looks like he scored some epic lines!
Check out the video below:
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It was a perfect day for the first Freeski event of the 2015 Winter Games NZ at Cardrona today. Brilliant blue skies and calm winds met competitors in the FIS World Cup Halfpipe Qualifiers, and Cardona’s perfectly groomed pipe was … Read More
The New Zealand National Slalom Championships hosted by Coronet Peak, the official ski area partner of the New Zealand Alpine Ski Team, took place on Tuesday 11 August with Piera Hudson and Willis Feasey claiming the national titles.
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We want to hook you and your best mate up with some fresh Planks Clothing threads this week, and so we are giving away a prizepack in the simplest way possible:
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Here at NZ Skier we have been trawling through the archives and reminiscing of days gone by – when Coca Cola had the back page advert and Smirnoff Vodka the inside back cover, and buyers guides were clumsily trying to … Read More
The powder skiing at Broken River Ski Area were all time on Saturday (8th August 2015), join us for our last run of the day!
Featuring: Agata Bulska (Skis), Liam Batt (Snowboard) – Music: Current Swell – Rollin
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Early days at Ruapehu – this is what I get up to in my weekends. Its been a pretty good start to the season! Looking forward to more.
Cheers Nordica for all the support!
#nordicans, #fitforthelongrun, #weekendwarriors
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Words: Tom Beaumont Photos: Elliot Smith
Being a weekend warrior in Canterbury has been tough lately. Snow events have been followed by warm and wet pineapple express weather, and the wind seems to arrive on Saturday morning and leave on … Read More
The North Face® Freeski Open of New Zealand 2015 Park and Pipe competition wrapped up at Cardrona Alpine Resort with a spectacular showdown in the men’s slopestyle final. Top qualifier, NZ’s Jossi Wells battled hard for the win but James … Read More
Day two of The North Face® Freeski Open of New Zealand Park and Pipe competition got underway at Cardrona Alpine Resort today with skiers from New Zealand, USA, Japan and The Netherlands competing in the 22ft Olympic superpipe. New Zealand’s … Read More
The North Face® Freeski Open of New Zealand Park and Pipe competition wrapped up at Cardrona Alpine Resort today with a spectacular showdown in the men’s slopestyle final. Top qualifier, NZ’s Jossi Wells battled hard for the win but James … Read More
Photo – Cam McDermid
Charlie Lyons and crew recently ventured into the Albert Burn Saddle area of the East Matukituki River for a 3-day ski-touring mission to ski lines off Dragonfly Peak under the watchful eye of Mt Aspiring. Tenting … Read More