Garett Shore gets the position of Interski Team Manager

Every four years NZSIA sends a team of around 15 people to Interski. There’s a lot of intricacies during the Interski event and managing the team is a challenge, to say the least. There was a strong list of applicants for the Interski Manager this year and...

Ski Technical Team Named

After a few big days of try-outs, the NZSIA Ski Technical Team was formed, with 12 people being named to it. This team will be responsible for the evolving the technical aspects of skiing within the NZSIA over the next 3 years. Many of the team members will be...

SBINZ Technical Team Named

Last week we ran a tryouts for the “SBINZ Tachnical Team”, which is essentially a group of six instructors/trainers who will work together over the next 18 months to prepare to represent New Zealand snowboarding at Interski in Bulgaria 2019. This team of...

My Interski Experience: Jiri Nohejl

Jiri Nohejl is an NZSIA trainer and examiner as well APUL (Czech) demo team member. Jiri shares his Interski experience… Interski Congress 2015 in Ushuaia is almost half a year behind us, but the strong emotions that I had when participating at this amazing...

Adopting the ISIA Card as a southern hemisphere nation

Early in the Interski week Mark Cruden delivered an indoor presentation discussing NZSIA’s decision to adopt the ISIA card in 2012 – the first southern hemisphere nation to do so. The presentation sat well under NZ’s banner of attract retain and develop, particularly...

Jon Ahlsén blogs BASI

Following Willy Boyd’s article on the Dutch last week we bring you another report on a non alpine nation represented at Interski. Jon Ahlsén blogs BASI… Great Britain – Instructors with transferrable skills I have been assigned with covering what BASI –...

The Dutch at Interski

Willy Boyd reports on the Dutch on snow workshop at Interski 2015. With so many on snow workshops and indoor lectures occurring each day during Interski at Ushuaia, our team tried to spread out and see as many different countries as we could. I was fortunate enough to...

Canada at Interski 2015

Here’s Ben Darlow’s summary of the Canadian message at Interski 2015 The Canadians again sent a strong team of skiers made up from both Eastern and Western Provinces. While I didn’t get to attend any of the Canadian presentations I spent 10 days post...

Swiss – The True Professionals

Tim Cafe provides a report on the Swiss Delegation at Inteski…… The Swiss team at interski really were the whole package. They were killer technical skiers. They were fun, playful skiers; with freestyle skills and some very creative and entertaining passes...

Australians at Interski 2015

Garett Shore brings us a report on the Australians at Interski Being our closest neighbours and dealing with a similar ski market to us here in NZ, I thought it would be interesting to check out what the Aussies were up to. So I attended their indoor lecture and...

Croatian Team at Interski

Hi Scotty here. I have been tasked with the pleasure of reporting back on the Croatian Team, I met with their Head coach Danijel Jurkovic, while in Ushuaia. Dan has been involved in as many Interski teams as me; I first met him at Coronet Peak in the earlier days of...