Celebrating 50 Years of Exploration

Celebrating 50 Years of Exploration

THE HISTORY – In 1966, a driven young climber tired of scavenging for quality gear from mail order and army surplus, took a few thousand dollars and created a global cultural institution. The North Face retail store at 308 Columbus Avenue in San Francisco’s...
The GoPro New Zealand Junior Freeride Tour is Coming!

The GoPro New Zealand Junior Freeride Tour is Coming!

  We are delighted to announce the schedule for The GoPro New Zealand Junior Freeride Tour. The GoPro NZJFT will comprise three events for both male and female skiers and snowboarders up to the age of 18. Each event will be a one day competition. This tour has...
Back in the Day

Back in the Day

We’ve been trolling back through the history books (thanks NZ Skier Magazine!) and reliving the glory days of old! Here’s an article Hamish Acland wrote back in 2011 explaining how The Freeski Open of NZ came to be, along with a few of its defining moments...
Fashionistas of the Freeski Open

Fashionistas of the Freeski Open

How will Hank Bilous accessorise at this year’s Freeski Open of NZ? The question on everyone’s minds as we countdown to the 2015 extravaganza of slopestyle, halfpipe and big mountain skiing. We’ve seen the fish hat, the bum bag and trademark Hawaiian shirt. On this...