News and Events

Mt Hutt ‘all systems go’ for 40th season opening (13-Jun-13)
Immaculately groomed slopes and a genuinely warm welcome await avid skiers and snowboarders.....

Queenstown’s Coronet Peak ski area first to open in Australasia (10-Jun-13)
Queenstown’s Coronet Peak ski area today (June 8) celebrated in style as the first Australasian ski field to open for winter....

Coronet Peak first ski area in Australasia to open on Saturday (05-Jun-13)
Queenstown is officially open for winter as the 2013 season kicks off at Coronet Peak on Saturday (June 8).

Ski Areas Go Out With A Bang! (27-Sep-12)
Season extension and half price passes

Great Day Out At Season’s First Cadbury Moro Slopestyle (17-Jul-08)

The Remarkables, July 17, 2008 - The first of four competitions in the Cadbury Moro Slopestyle Series

The first of four competitions in the Cadbury Moro Slopestyle Series attracted a large crowd of spectators at The Remarkables yesterday (Wednesday, 16 July).

Around 50 freestylers on snowboards or skis enjoyed blue sky and great snow conditions as they threw down tricks in the Up & Go Terrain Park.

The Remarkables youth action sports coordinator Josh Clark says the event ran smoothly with everyone enjoying the chilled out vibe in the park which included running commentary and free styles from MC Gargz and some “wicked” performances from competitors.

The Open snowboard competition was dominated by local riders, with Nick Hyne of the Parklife Rider Team claiming top spot in the Open Men snowboard event and Maria Kuzma of Wanaka winning the Open Women snowboard event.

Offshore freestyler Matt Johnson beat fellow Canadian Pat Torochuck to win the Open Men Ski event and Jamie Duby of Wanaka took out the Open Women Ski event.

After placing third in his age group in the Parklife Mini Shred event at The Remarkables only a week ago, 15 year old Jamin Beattie of Queenstown and the Parklife Rider Team upped his performance to win the Junior Men snowboard event.

Ride Snowboards, Smith and Session Outerwear, and Quest provided spot prizes throughout the day and a prize pool worth $3,000 was shared among the winners.

The next competition in the series will be held on Saturday August 16.

Results

Open Men Snowboard
1    Nick Hyne    Queenstown
2    Roland Morley Brown    Queenstown
3    Adam Shaw    Queenstown

Open Women Snowboard
1    Maria Kuzma    Wanaka
2    Callie Conaghan    Queenstown
3    Charlotte Trundle    Taranaki

Open Men Ski
1    Matt Johnson    Canada
2    Pat Torochuck    Canada
3    Marlon Johnson    Christchurch


Open Women Ski
1    Jamie Duby    Wanaka

Junior Men Snowboard
1    Jamin Beattie    Queenstown
2    Jay Walsh    Wanaka
3    Jai Sneedon    Queenstown

Junior Women Snowboard
1    Olivia Kalb    Queenstown

Junior Men Ski
1    Blake Marshall    Queenstown
2    Tim Lawrence    Queenstown
3    Daniel Jenkins    Queenstown

Junior Women Ski
1    Adie Lawrence    Queenstown

Photo caption: Ben Comber excites the crowd with his performance in the Open Men snowboard competition

For further information please contact Youth Action Sports Coordinator Josh Clark on (027) 442-6578 or media liaison Bronwyn Polson on (03) 441 1117.

 
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