North Face Freeski Open

The big one

Photography: Nick Johnson

The largest multi-discipline open freeski event in the southern hemisphere takes place August 28-31.

August 28-31 

Queenstown’s jaw-dropping Remarkables will very soon be the site of the largest multi-discipline open freeski event in the southern hemisphere. At the North Face Freeski Open, halfpipe, slopestyle and big mountain skiers from around the world go head-to-head on the Remarkables ski field and Snow Park NZ. For its eighth year on the circuit, the Freeski Open will feature more than 140 amateur and professional athletes. Home skiers love performing here: there were six in the top 10 in the 2013 Big Mountain final, including Sams Smoothy and Lee in second and third, behind Swiss Greg Tuscher. Similarly, Lotten Rapp of Sweden won the women’s Big Mountain ahead of home girls Taylor Rapley and Alex Brook.

Check out the round up of 2013 below 

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