Over 300 of the world’s elite junior snow sports athletes will arrive in Lake Wanaka in New Zealand this week to compete in the inaugural FIS Snowboard & Freestyle Junior World Championships which runs from 19-31 August.
FIS Junior World Championships prepares
Mon 16 August 10
Over 300 of the world’s elite junior snow sports athletes will arrive in Lake Wanaka this week to compete in the inaugural FIS Snowboard & Freestyle Junior World Championships which runs from 19-31 August.
Wed 18 August 10, Silverton Mountain, USA
No new lift, but they've squeezed an extra 50% more chairs onto the only chairlift for the 2010/11 season.
Wed 18 August 10, Zermatt, Switzerland
Powder alarms for Cervinia, Saas Fee and Zermatt with up to 45cm of snow in 24 hours. Burton New Zealand Open Halfpipe finals in New Zealand. Snow keeps falling in Australia. Up to a foot (30cm) of new snow in Argentina. Mt Hutt, New Zealand Snow Depth hits Two Metres after 19cm Fall So Far Today.
Sat 21 August 10, Snowpark, New Zealand
Snow sports history was made today with the crowning of the first ever snowboard slopestyle junior world champions. Staale Sanbech (17) of Norway and Enni Rukajarvi (20) of Finland
Mon 23 August 10, Treble Cone, New Zealand
– A high-calibre field of skiers and snowboarders turned out for the Racers Edge-Volkl Big Air on Saturday, to take on the 40ft big air jump in the Saddle Basin of Treble Cone.
Mon 23 August 10, The Canyons, USA
two new state-of-the-art lifts, a new direct-connect gondola, expanded terrain and vastly improved snowmaking capabilities head the major investment and phase 1 of a whole new redevelopment of the resort
19-31 August 10
The event, scheduled for 19-31 August, marks the first time a FIS World Championship will be staged in New Zealand, and also marks the first time that snowboarding and freestyle skiing will share the same stage in a World Championship.