NEW ZEALAND SEASON ANNOUNCED | Freeride World Tour

NEW ZEALAND SEASON ANNOUNCED

With NZ winter at the door, we're stoked to announce the dates for the Freeride competitions that will launch the 2023 season!

A great opportunity to start putting points on the board for the 2023 season while enjoying an unforgettable experience in the Southern hemisphere!

FREERIDE WORLD QUALIFIER

We are very pleased to announce that The Remarkables Ski Resort will host two Freeride World Qualifier competitions, a 2* and a 4*, and that we'll also have a FWQ 2* event in “The Playground of the Gods”. Mt Olympus, the Mt Olympus Freeride Open!

It has been proven over the years that the NZ Freeride events are a huge kickstart for any athlete wanting to gain qualification onto the pro tour. This is your chance to compete against not only some of the best kiwis but also multiple FWT athletes in nearly all disciplines. 

New Zealand borders are fully open and there is no need for any quarantine period on entry. Travellers into NZ no longer require pre-departure PCR tests. As a qualifying event for the FWQ Finals, it is an important stepping stone for freeride athletes. Come and register today for the incredible community of NZ Freeriding and put yourself against some of the best athletes on the planet!EVENT DATES:

September 2- September 5, 2022: The North Face Frontier FWQ 2* - The Remarkables, Queenstown

September 4- September 8, 2022: The North Face Frontier FWQ 4* - The Remarkables, Queenstown

Registration dates:

  • Registration opens: July 21, 2022 at 12:00 CET
  • Registration closes: August 4, 2022 at 24:00 CET

September 13- September 16, 2022: Mount Olympus Freeride Open 2* - Mt Olympus, Canterbury

Registration dates:

  • Registration opens: August 4, 2022 at 12:00 CET
  • Registration closes: August 18, 2022 at 24:00 CET

Please note that registrations will only re-open if the events are not full.



FREERIDE JUNIOR TOUR

This year the Freeride Junior Tour will start with The Remarkables, a longstanding competitive freeriding hub for kiwis, then moving to Treble Cone for stop #2, to Mt Olympus, and finally Turoa.

Treble Cone is the newest edition on the NZJFT, We are so proud to have finally secured a stop at this breeding ground of top athletes. The second stop of the tour will be hosted there and it will surely bring big numbers of riders and a huge viewing group of locals.

Between unique resorts, volcanoes, many venue options, and line choices, this New Zealand season will be unforgettable!

EVENT DATES:

August 26-28, 2022: The Remarkables NZJFT 3*  - The Remarkables, Queenstown, Otago

  • Registration opens: July 14, 2022 at 12:00 CET
  • Registration closes: July 28, 2022 at 24:00 CET

September 9-11, 2022: Treble Cone NZJFT 2*  - Mt.Olympus, Canterbury

  • Registration opens: July 28, 2022 at 12:00 CET
  • Registration closes: August 11, 2022 at 24:00 CET

September 16-18, 2022: Mt.Olympus NZJFT 2*  - Mt.Olympus, Canterbury

  • Registration opens: August 4, 2022 at 12:00 CET
  • Registration closes: August 18, 2022 at 24:00 CET

September 29- October 2, 2022: Turoa NZJFT 3*  - Mt Ruapehu, North Island

  • Registration opens: August 18, 2022 at 12:00 CET
  • Registration closes: September 1, 2022 at 24:00 CET

Please note that registration will only re-open if the event is not full.

Stay tuned to the latest event information and the upcoming Southern Hemisphere competitions on FWQ and FJT social media channels!