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  • Surf Mixes It Up With Snow In Canterbury

    One season ends and another one begins when winter crosses over to summer with the Surf Snow Cup in New Zealand next weekend. Full Article

    22nd September 2008

  • Australian Resorts Swing For Spring

    Spring is looking good down under with snow still falling in the Australian ski resorts. To celebrate a successful winter, resorts are dropping prices and offering spring specific events. Full Article

    10th September 2008

  • Everyone's A Winner In Australian Snow Events

    It's been a week of major ski and snowboard events in Australia with a three day stretch of competions: the Oakley Stylewars snowboarding event at Falls Creek, the forty two kilometre Kangaroo Hoppet also at Falls Creek, and The Boost Mobile Sno Sho at Perisher Blue. Full Article

    4th September 2008

  • Perisher Blue Hosts the Burton Open

    The Burton Global Open Series comes down under from September 2 to 5 when the world's elite snowboarding names will descend upon Perisher Blue ski resort for this annual competition that is also a 5Star event on the Swatch TTR World Tour. Full Article

    27th August 2008

  • Rip Curl Freerides In Thredbo

    AUSTRALIA - The Rip Curl Australian Freeride Pro will be sending the country's best freeriders down Thredbo's famous Bluff Run to showcase their talents Aug. 19- Aug. 20. Full Article

    13th August 2008

  • It's All About The Après at Hotham

    AUSTRALIA - Hold onto your ski beanies. Mt. Hotham launches its Apres Festival Saturday, Aug. 9. The week-long festival is the perfect celebration of the record-breaking July snowfalls in Australia this season, with more forecast for the peak month of August. Full Article

    5th August 2008

  • Perisher Blue Goes Mad

    AUSTRALIA - It's been the powder week of the Australian snow season with all the resorts of Victoria and New South Wales experiencing overnight fresh dry snowstorms with bluebird days. Full Article

    30th July 2008

  • Mt. Hotham Is Green In A World Of White

    AUSTRALIA - Hotham Alpine Resort continues to lead Australian ski fields with environmental initiatives. The resort recently received the prestigious Banksia Environmental Awards in Melbourne, Victoria, for excellence in environmental practice, sustainable growth, and climate change combat. Full Article

    22nd July 2008

  • Chicks On Sticks Take To Slopes

    AUSTRALIA - Australian ski resorts turn it on for the sheilas with a series of women's only ski improvement programs in New South Wales and Victoria. Full Article

    17th July 2008

  • Australian Ski Fields Are Under Cover Of Snow

    AUSTRALIA - After an unpredictable June when weather was unseasonably hot and what little snow fell from the sky melted within days, Australian ski fields are experiencing a bumper start to July with super cold conditions, plenty of fresh snow and more to come. Full Article

    9th July 2008

  • Top 10 Summer Ski Resorts

    OnTheSnow has compiled a Top 10 list of the most popular places to ski or ride in July and August. Full Article

    26th June 2008

  • Snowboarders Boost Perisher Blue

    AUSTRALIA - Perisher Blue ski and snowboard resort in New South Wales is again hosting the premier event on the Australasian snowboard calendar: the Boost Mobile SNOSHO. An impressive list of international and Australian snowboard stars will compete in a "game show" style event in hopes of scoring the $30,000 winner-takes-all prize Aug. 29â€"30. Full Article

    25th June 2008

  • Australian Resorts Welcome Winter

    AUSTRALIA -- Ski fields in New South Wales and Victoria experienced an overdue cold front on the weekend (6/14-15)with most reporting 15 centimetres of snow. Temperatures remained low enough for snow making with more snow forecast. Full Article

    16th June 2008

  • Australia: All Systems Go For The Season

    Australia's major commercial resorts cranked up their t-bars and chairlifts for the opening weekend of the ski season on June 7. A number of early season snowfalls in May pointed to a record opening weekend with many predicting a bumper season similar to North America's just gone. Full Article

    10th June 2008

  • Perisher Blue Spends Big On Snowmaking

    Australasia's largest ski resort, Perisher Blue, has invested AU$9.75 million into snowmaking for 2008 with snow guns already firing for the June 7 opening. Full Article

    4th June 2008

  • Perisher finishes on a high

    Perisher Blue's new snow fall in the past week has invigorated the resort for Spring. Full Article

    19th September 2007

  • Heavenly closes at Mt Hotham

    Hotham's most popular ski area, Heavenly Valley, has closed for the season due to marginal snow cover. Full Article

    19th September 2007

  • Hotham makes 2008 snow

    Mt Hotham will invest a further AU$3million into snowmaking for the 2008 season, ensuring perfect snow conditions every season. The popular Heavenly Valley will have its own snowmaking system for next season. Full Article

    9th September 2007

  • Snow News

    Skiing and riding is on hiatus in North America and most of Europe, but things are still going below the Equator. Full Article

    4th September 2007

  • Snowboarding "Gameshow" Down Under

    Perisher Blue, Australia hosts the Boost Mobile/Samsung SNOSHO. Formerly known as Boost Mobile's "King of the Rail," it purports to be Australia's biggest snowboarding competition. Full Article

    30th August 2007

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