Jye must be having a ball this winter, he is on fire! Fresh off his win at Cattlemans he has kept the good times rolling with Chris De Campo as the pair took out the Dew Hut Jam at Mt Buller. Continue reading “Jye and De Campo Take Dew Hut Jam”
Today we have Part 1 in a five part first episode where Bevan Hall and Liam Ryan attempt to discover the world through snowboarding.
They travel extensively through Czech Republic exploring the Czech snowboard scene and culture.
Great Vid by some great Kiwi guys!
Smart phone users around the world can keep up with the latest news and results from 100% Pure New Zealand Winter Games with the development of a new stand alone app for both iPhone and Android phones.
During the Games, users can receive up-to-the minute news feeds, real time results from the world’s top athletes and check out where all the QRC Downtown Sessions action is at night, following a day of world-class winter sports competition on the slopes.
The app is available for download now, free of charge at the Winter Games NZ web site at www.wintergamesnz.com.
100% Pure New Zealand Winter Games takes place from 12- 28 August 2011 featuring 22 snow and ice sports over 38 events and involving 1,000 elite athletes from 50 nations. The 16-day long Games also include a full Downtown Sessions festival programme featuring films, live music and entertainment and rail jam extravaganzas in Queenstown, Lake Wanaka, Dunedin and Methven. The on-snow competition will take place at Coronet Peak, Cardrona Alpine Resort, Snow Park NZ, Snow Farm and Mt Hutt with the ice sports taking place at Naseby and Dunedin. For further information, visit www.wintergamesnz.com
So if you were lucky enough to be up at Buller over this weekend you would have no doubt caught the Burton Cattlemans Rail Jam that was happening in the Village centre on Saturday night. I love this comp and hate that I missed it, but Jye Kearney killed it and nailed the win with apparently a million 270 combos. Continue reading “Jye Kearney Wins Cattlemans”
Sometimes words can’t describe the beauty we see in snow. I try articulate the wonder of watching snow fall but often realise those who have not experienced it first hand, don’t quite understand. I think this video comes closer to communicating that beauty than anything else. Continue reading “Scattered Flurries – Video”
You might be surprised to hear but our ski resorts and alpine villages are filled with a vast rich history of European involvement dating back as early as 1835, when stockmen worked the land. Australia might be a young nation but we have our roots and it’s ever interesting reading up on them. Continue reading “History of Mt Hotham”
Another teaser for your hump day morning. Fun edit for Burtons upcoming release of ‘Standing Sideways’. Take a look: Continue reading “Burtons ‘Standing Sideways’ Teaser”
The inaugural Boxes For Days Down Under event kicked off the other week in NZ and just last week hit Selwyn Snowfields up in New South. Designed to “put the fun back into contests” there was no doubting the smiles throughout the day. Continue reading “Boxes For Days Hits Selwyn”
Man, 6 years!! That is how long Australia’s favourite rail comp has been running. 2011 is the 6th year the infamous Mt Buller Village kink rail will host the Burton Cattlemans Rail Jam. I’ve been to more of these than any comp and it is simply because it’s an ace night. Continue reading “Burton Cattlemans Rail Jam – Mt Buller”