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.

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The Keynote, Old Resort: New Guests

The Keynote, Old Resort: New Guests

This was the very first lecture I went to at Interski! The speaker was Joe Hession, CEO of SNOW Operating; a company who provides Terrain Based Learning (TBL). He presented an idea of what the future looks like using a slide of passenger in a fast driven car. It...

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A Multi-Sport Clinic by Poland

A Multi-Sport Clinic by Poland

Yesterday, Claire and I joined in on a multi-sport on-snow clinic presented by the Ula (Urszula), representing Poland. The title of the clinic was “Track on snow as a didactic message”. With a little background homework we discovered that didactics is the theory of...

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Customised Snowboard Technique from Sweden

Customised Snowboard Technique from Sweden

The first snowboard indoor lecture of Interski 2019 was delivered by Sweden, to a full audience of fellow snowboarders from around the world. The organisers (namely Eric Sheckleton) kindly put a snowboard-specific venue in the plans this year, allowing all the looking...

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Snowboard’s Reflections on Day 1

Snowboard’s Reflections on Day 1

Arriving in Pomporovo four days before Interski was due to begin was a little surreal. The town and the resort was still being prepared, with park rebuilds, scaffolding constructions underway, and a general sense of organised chaos. But it all ramped up for the...

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Tech Team Day – Mt Hutt

Tech Team Day – Mt Hutt

The NZSIA Technical Team is a group of 12 NZSIA trainers and examiners, selected in 2017 with the purpose of helping progress the technical framework of skiing in New Zealand. The team is responsible for travelling around to the many ski resorts in the country to...

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Ski Technical Team Named

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...

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SBINZ Technical Team Named

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 six will...

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