snowboarding

If Mother Nature doesn't play ball, NZSki will take matters into its own hands. The Remarkables, one of Queenstown's two skifields, opens on Saturday despite a dearth of natural snow. Boss Ross Lawrence is working on it. Speaking to Mountain Scene on...
Ask 11-year-old freeskier Harper Souness what he wants to learn this season and you'll get the somewhat surprising response "cork 7s". For the uninitiated, a cork-720 is an off-axis spin with two full rotations. The youngster hopes to compete in...
Seventeen-year-old Queenstown snowboarder Finn Duffy has won a Freeride Junior Tour competition at the Austrian resort of Montafon. It's his second podium result of the 2017 European season after he finished third at the Eldorado Freeride Junior Vallnord three-star event in...

Boarder ace rides for Olys

Queenstown's teenage snowboard sensation Tiarn Collins is knocking on the door of next year's Winter Olympics. The 17-year-old's made a stunning start to the northern hemisphere winter, competing in the Slopestyle World Cup and big air competitions. He's placed an impressive...
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