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Sunday, March 7, 2021
Cranking a banked turn on an E-foil surf board Lake Jindabyne
The next big thing for Lake Jindabyne is E-foil surfing reports our Jindy action man Steve 'Crazy' Leeder after a big session with REthynk Experience. Gotta try this soon crew! Jindabyne is turning into the mecca for summer sport adventures. Everyone knows about riding the Downhill tracks at Thredbo resort, the amazing Thredbo Valley trail route, not too mention family bike...
The most exciting development for decades in NZ skiing - Cardrona's Soho Basin Mega Expansion - starts now, winter 2021, several years earlier than planned. All thanks to a few rare lizards.. Yes, they had originally planned to extend below Captain's Basin with the re-purposed McDougal's Quad Chair slated to go in for winter 2019 there, after it was replaced...
Qantas has just released more details on their new international flight plans for the long-awaited comeback from COVID. Key take outs are: Flights to most international destinations to now resume late October 2021Trans-Tasman flying to ramp up from July 2021 - subject to governments allowing thisNew flexibility for international bookings, with unlimited flight date changes (see below) Qantas and Jetstar are now...
For anyone hoping to ski NZ from Australia this winter it's hard to keep up. The travel bubble debate has been going backwards and forwards for almost a year now. Today Qantas CEO Alan Joyce told a news conference he thinks a July bubble to NZ is feasible once frontline workers have been vaccinated. Which sounds reasonable to us. That's...
Fixing the Uni Tow snow fence at Mt MAwson, Tasmania
What's the best new development at an Australian ski resort for 2021 winter? Last year hands down had to be the new Merritts Gondola at Thredbo. Between COVID restrictions and the snowmaking fail it never got to show its full potential, but in what will hopefully be a much more normal season in '21 it should be a star when...
Crowd favourite Crazy Karl Fostvedt took out a crazy Kings & Queens of Corbets over the weekend with an awesome performance in near perfect snow conditions at Jackson Hole. For King of course! Queen went to Madison Blackley. The iconic event is a freeride favourite bringing together a bunch of the World's best skiers and riders intent to impress dropping...

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