Snow sports enthusiasts will be able to catch this week’s extreme action of the NZ Free Ski Open live, without even having to be on the mountain. New Zealand’s leading ski and snowboard website, www.snow.co.nz, will be streaming coverage from the Open live via satellite to several websites, including www.snow.co.nz, www.freeskier.com, www.freeskier.co.nz, www.snowparknz.com, www.tv3.co.nz and to Vodafone 3G cellphones.» Read More »
TOP-LEVEL SKIERS AND SNOWBOARDERS TO COMPETE AT NZ FREE SKI OPEN’S DOWN-TOWN RAIL JAM
A selection of national and international snowsports superstars will display the art of street rail riding at this month’s inaugural NZ Free Ski Open Base Down-town Rail Jam on Friday August 25. The invitational competition will feature 10 elite free skiers and snowboarders, who will take on the massive BASE rail and perform their slides, rotations and big air in front of a panel of judges, all vying for the $2000 cash prize. Several truck loads of snow will be brought down into Wanaka courtesy of Snow Park NZ, who will ensure this impressive rail meets the exacting standards of the international competitors.» Read More »
The Freeskiing World Tour is here once again... who's ready for Snowbird? The Subaru U.S. Freeskiing and Skiercross Nationals will return to Snowbird, UT, February 1-5, 2006, to kick off the Freeskiing World Tour, the Subaru U.S. Skiercross Series, and the inaugural Subaru U.S. Freeskiing Series. » Read More »
The first on-demand source for high quality interactive action sport video content on the web is in search of the perfect on air personality for the Rip.TV Original series 'The News' and 'The Talk Show' (working title). The search is on for a beautiful female who has experience in front of the camera to deliver the news for the Action Sport world. » Read More »
The following story is true, but the names were changed to protect the innocent.
Yep, it had to happen sooner or later. After easily one of the best season's in memory, Blackcomb Mountain closed it's doors for the season yesterday, April 23, 2006. Hard to see it end, with so much snow still up there to be shredded. But we weren't going to let it off easy. So the 'Silly Web Magazine from Whistler that rhymes with hogpotion' and a not-so-random pack of 60 some odd Whistler locals set out to close the season in style - on Blackcomb Peak of all places.
RedBull is going big as usual with a huge action sports photography contest that's shaping up to look pretty sweet, and they've just extended the deadline to August 1, 2006.
The Red Bull Illume Image Quest will spotlight the individual behind the camera, praising the triumphs achieved in action and adventure sports photography.
Red Bull Illume Image Quest 2006 is the first-ever international photography competition that celebrates the world of action and adventure sports, inviting both professional and talented emerging photographers to participate. The quest will honor the unique expression and skill of the photographer, as well as the spirit of the action sports community. The top 50 finalists will have their work exhibited in larger-than life outdoor venues across the globe, providing the most dramatic compilation of action and adventure sports imagery ever assembled.» Read More »
The great thing about gravity is that no matter which way you point your skis; you'll always slide downhill. Without such fundamentals of nature, we'd still be skiing in erratic circles to nowhere, lost in the unrestrained alpine terrain that makes up Davos/Klosters Mountains, Switzerland.
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