Top international freestyle skiers will descend upon Cardrona Alpine Resort this winter for a pinnacle event on the international snow sports competition circuit, the FIS Freestyle Ski Halfpipe World Cup.
With the Winter Olympics less than two years away, the World Cup event will act as the first qualifying event in the world for athletes and will attract a strong field of elites as they start their journey to Sochi 2014.
Watch the skiers in action as they take on Cardona’s 22-foot superpipe. Crowds are guaranteed to be entertained by the creative mix of tricks, flips, back-to-back rotations and big air.
Off mountain the Winter Games Adventure Film Festival from the 24-26 August returns to Queenstown. There’s a jam-packed programme of spectacular adventure films, carefully selected to inspire and entertain. Visit the website www.wintergamesnz.com/adventurefilmfest to find out more information.
Later in the week, catch the FIS Snowboard Halfpipe World Cup on 25-26 August, also at Cardrona Alpine Resort.
For further information, visit www.wintergamesnz.com