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Cardrona, outside of Wanaka, New Zealand, played host to the Freeski Superpipe event in the 100% Pure New Zealand Winter Games. Gus Kenworthy and Devin Logan took home top honors, and Jossi Wells, Jen Hudak, David Wise, and Maddie Bowman were on the podium as well.
With top of the podium finishes at all of the major comps so far, Canadian halfpipe skiers are dominating the scene this season. We talked with Justin Dorey, Matt Margetts, and coach Trennon Paynter at the Dew Tour stop in Breckenridge to find out why.
So you want to learn to slide a rail or stomp a big air? You can't just show up in the terrain park and cut to the front of the line. There are rules. We asked Austin Christenson, the manager of the terrain park at New Mexico's Taos Ski Valley, to lay down some guidelines for novices venturing into the park. —Olivia Dwyer