Located in the Alpine National Park in the north-eastern region of Victoria, Australia, Falls Creek offers world-class snow skiing facilities during the country’s winter months. Lying at an altitude of between 1,210 and 1,830 meters the ski-in, ski-out resort has lift facilities to take snow sport enthusiasts…
The exciting Ski and Golf World Championship 2012 will involve a giant slalom ski race followed by two days of golfing on two courses. Individuals, teams and mixed pairs are welcome. Those taking part must have a handicap of -18 or better and must be members of a golf club or association.
This event is open to junior freeskiers from 7 to 18 years of age. Inspection takes place on the Wednesday, with the 12 to 15 years qualifier on Thursday. Friday features the qualifier for the 7 to 11 and 16 to 18 age gropus. Saturday is when the finals for all cateogires take place.
This event is for both able-bodied and adaptive athletes. Freestyle is generally faster than classic cross country skiing, with athletes using shorter and stiffer skis in a similar action to that of a roller blader or ice skater – pushing out at an angle. Athletes are judged on an individual time trial basis, with individual [...]
Taking place along the Nordic ski trails of Snow Farm, New Zealand, the Cross Country 15/10km Classic is set to challenge the endurance of competitors. The men’s course covers a distance of 15 km, with the women competitors completing 10 km. Competitors will be using the long, narrow and light skis of classic cross country [...]
The satisfaction of winning the Super G event this week has been unimaginable after a long journey for Elisabeth Goergl of Austria. Winning her first gold medal was an extremely proud moment for the accomplished alpine skier, who also enjoys downhill disciplines as well as giant slalom. Born on 20 February 1981, Goergl will most definitely have something to celebrate along with her birthday as the enormity of her victory begins to sink in. Even though she was up against world class competition, the Austrian skier did not allow pressure to deter her from delivering one of her best performances.
The Kings Cup Ski and Snowboarding Championships will be taking place between 9 to 10 July 2010, with a practice day being open before the main attraction, on 8 July 2010. The most talented skiing athletes and snowboarders from South Africa will be attending this event, and displaying their technical skills and talented maneuvers on [...]
More than two hundred junior athletes have confirmed their presence at the 2010 FIS Junior Championships, which will be hosted by New Zealand this year. With over sixteen countries participating, the championship is gearing up to be an event not to be missed. For the first time, freeskiing and snowboarding will be combined in the [...]
Even though snowboarding has grown into an immensely popular winter sport, it has always remained on the sidelines in regard to championship tournaments. But that is all about to change with the recent announcement that a World Snowboarding Championship is currently being established. At the 2009 TTR General Assembly, which was held in Austria, representatives from around the world supported the project, which is being organized by the World Snowboard Federation and the TTR World Tour.
The Mini BRITS, as the British Artificial Championship is referred to, will take place at the Norfolk Snowsports Centre on the 12th an 13th of September 2009. It forms part of the British Snow Tour, and this year the Mini BRITS has attracted attention from a number of high profile competitors. On this weekend of [...]