How CrossFit Makes Me A Better Snowboarder
CrossFit has been a big part of my exercise routine for a couple of years now and without a doubt, it has had a huge and positive impact upon my snowboarding, both leading up to the season and on the slopes. The best training for snowboarding is always going to be snowboarding, but if that isn’t possible then CrossFit is probably the next best thing.
Snowboarding And Skiing At The Remarkables, Queenstown, New Zealand
The first thing you notice about The Remarkables is the incredible vista. The rock faces, jutting mountains and bowls will get you amped before you've even parked the car! With the new day lodge and the new 6-seater Curvey Basin Express chair, it's easy to see why The Remarkables is so popular.
Snowboarding And Skiing At Coronet Peak, Queenstown, New Zealand
Coronet Peak is one of the most popular ski resorts in New Zealand. It is located on the South Island of New Zealand, in the Otago Region. It is easily accessible from Queenstown via a sealed road and the journey from the Queenstown town centre is only 20 minutes.
Cardrona Mountain Biking - Awesome Riding at the Cardrona Bike Park, New Zealand.
Are you visiting Queenstown or Wanaka for your mountain biking holiday? Be sure to add riding at Cardrona Alpine Resort to your itinerary. With alpine riding and unique terrain, it's a favourite of mine whenever I'm heading out for some downhill MTB action!
All Girls Snowboarding Camps - Are They Really Worth It?
When I first heard about girls-only snowboard camps, I didn’t get it. There’s a lot of marketing spiel about relaxed environments, encouragement, coffee and champagne. But what makes it specific to women? I did a little research and it turns out that there are some pretty solid reasons for ladies specific training camps.
Locals Ski For $20 While Supporting Region’s Youth
Queenstown and Wanaka residents have the chance to ski for $20 while supporting local youth at the NZSki Locals’ Day this Saturday (June 22).
Do You Know The Alpine Responsibility Code?
I could have been seriously hurt. There are universal rules when skiing and snowboarding, applicable to everyone, worldwide. Commonly known as the Alpine Responsibility Code, it is endorsed and used by most ski areas around the world with slight variations. Ultimately, it's about using some common sense and personal awareness to reduce elements of risk.
Mt Cheeseman – a day at a New Zealand Club Field
Taking the time to get off the beaten track and explore New Zealand’s ski club fields will definitely be rewarding. In this blog we talk about visiting Mt Cheeseman on the South Island to understand the differences skiing and snowboarding at non-commercial ski fields.