Registration is now open for The North Face Freeski Open of New Zealand Slopestyle, Halfpipe and Big Mountain events. We chat to Hank Bilous, who will be returning for both Slopestyle and Big mountain events this year.
Registration is now open for all events of The North Face Freeski Open of New Zealand. Celebrating its 11th birthday this year, the event formula remains the same, combining top quality competition across Slopestyle, Halfpipe and Big Mountain events, with a fun, social atmosphere. Learn more about the events and how you can register here.
Just one of the perks of backcountry skiing - having a basecamp that looks like this. We talk to Charlie Timmins about his latest backcountry trip in the Sierra Nevada mountain range in Spain. If you're looking to go backcountry, The North Face: A Week in Spain should convince you. Catch the video here.
Nearly 400 hundred runners left it all on the trail for the Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run. For the second year in a row, The North Face athletes Rob Krar and Seth Swanson took home first and second place. Reigning champ and TNF athlete, Stephanie Howe fought hard for a strong third place finish. Our own local athlete, Andrew Tuckey pushed through to a 9th place finish, taking with him a guaranteed entry for next year's race. Read his race report here, and his goals for next year's WSER.
Local rock climber Angie Scarth-Johnson, 11, of the Blue Mountains, NSW has joined the Australia and New Zealand athlete team. Angie joins a strong team of local athletes as the first female climber, and certainly the youngest in all disciplines. She brings with her a passion for the outdoors and exploration, and a hope to inspire other young climbers to follow their dreams.
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