100% Pure New Zealand Games begin August 13

100% Pure New Zealand Games begin August 13

The 100% Pure New Zealand Winter Games will be taking over New Zealand’s Southern Alps between August 13-18.

Nearly 1,000 athletes representing 50 nations will compete in 38 snow and ice sports, including freeski slopestyle, halfpipe and big air. Other events on the roster include ski racing, curling, snowboarding, and skating, as well as adaptive snow sports.

In this video by Tim Pierce, some Kiwi athletes, including Jossi Wells, express their excitement for the event.

Find out more about the event here.

Six days, 38 events, 22 sports, 1,000 athletes, 50 nations and an audience of millions – welcome to 100% Pure New Zealand Winter Games. The world’s top snow and ice sports athletes will descend upon New Zealand’s Southern Alps and take on the best in ski racing to curling, snowboarding to skating as well as adaptive snow sports. This preview features top freeskier Jossi Wells, along with snowboarders Stef Zeetstraten, Will Jackways and Shelley Gotlieb.

Filmed and Directed by Tim Pierce
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Edited by Ben Ryan
2009 Winter Games footage Kinetic Media



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