Interski 2019

Every four years the NZSIA sends a team of representatives from Ski, Snowboard, Telemark and Adaptive to an event called Interski.

Interski International holds the world’s largest congress for the exchange of snow sports methodologies and techniques between the member nations.

Latest News and Articles

VBlog Japan Interski 2019

VBlog Japan Interski 2019

NZSIA catches up with the Japan Interski Team for their onsnow ski technique clinic. This 11 min Vblog starts with footage of the Japan Team's Technical Demos and then goes to the presentation that the Japan Team made, and allows you to get a feeling of what it was...

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VBlog Switzerland Interski 2019

VBlog Switzerland Interski 2019

NZSIA catches up with the Swiss Interski Team for their onsnow ski technique clinic. This 9 min Vblog starts with footage of the Swiss Technical Demos and then goes to the presentation that the Swiss Team made, and allows you to get a feeling of what it was like to be...

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VBlog San Marino Interski 2019

VBlog San Marino Interski 2019

NZSIA catches up with the San Marino Interski Team. This quick 2min video has footage of San Marino skiing, with San Marino team member Laura talking us through some of the technical focuses. At the end of the video keep an eye out for San Marino skier Stefano,...

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Stop Thinking, Start Learning by Switzerland

Stop Thinking, Start Learning by Switzerland

The Indoor Lecture Have you even taught a lesson and caught yourself rambling on and on? Your students were either thinking about what they want for lunch, pretending to listen out of respect. The Swiss indoor and on-snow presentations want to draw attention to these...

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Snowboarding Fundamentals by USA

Snowboarding Fundamentals by USA

I was fortunate to go out on an on-snow clinic with Tony Macri from the USA National Team on the last day at Interski. Most of you will also know that Tony is an SBINZ Senior Examiner and sits on our own Snowboard Committee. Tony dominates in everything he does,...

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Good Reasons to Introduce Freestyle to Beginners by Chile

Good Reasons to Introduce Freestyle to Beginners by Chile

On Friday morning I went to hang out with Daniel Casanga, Eduardo Batarce and Lily Richard from the Chilean team to learn more about why they are introducing freestyle to beginners. The overall goal of the clinic was to explore how we can use the benefits of movement...

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Air to Carve by Korea

Air to Carve by Korea

Leo, Richie and I had the opportunity to join the Koreans on-snow clinic today and based on the title we were pretty dam excited. They took us on a journey with their limited English, to-the-point approach and wowed us with their hard boot demonstrators. We learned...

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Report from the President at Interski 2019, Pamporovo Bulgaria

Report from the President at Interski 2019, Pamporovo Bulgaria

While the on snow workshops and indoor lectures bring real value back to our organisation there are also a number of meetings that we attend throughout the week that help us stay connected and in touch with the organisations that make up Interski International. Each...

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VBlog Austrian Interski On Snow Clinic Interski 2019

VBlog Austrian Interski On Snow Clinic Interski 2019

NZSIA catches up with the Austrian Interski Team for their onsnow ski technique clinic. This 8 min Vblog starts with footage of the Austrian Demos and then goes to the presentation that the Austrian Team made, and allows you to get a feeling of what it was like to be...

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Loosening Body Tensions to Increase Performance by Argentina

Loosening Body Tensions to Increase Performance by Argentina

What tensions are we consciously aware of at any given time? Even as you read this article, are the muscles in your shoulders relaxed or do you hold tension anywhere else? A very motivated and excited Diego Linares greeted of us at the beginning of his clinic. 20...

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Bridging the Gap – The Snowboard On-Snow Clinic

Bridging the Gap – The Snowboard On-Snow Clinic

The on-snow clinic we delivered today at Interski looked at how we balance soft skills and hard skills in the SBINZ system, and what we do as an education body to bridge the gap between the two. Considering the Interski 2019 theme of Future.Snowsports, the utilisation...

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Sit Down Snowboarding with the Netherlands

Sit Down Snowboarding with the Netherlands

Yesterday morning there were several on-snow clinics to choose from. Let me show you the reason I decided to attend this one... When I walked past this set up in the base area I really wanted to know more, so I went and hung out with Gina, representing The...

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