Avalanche Highlight

The 8th Annual New Zealand Heli Challenge was recently held in Wanaka. The two-day Heli Challenge involves a “freestyle” day, while the other is reserved for “freeride” stylings. The highlights of the contest included a class-two avalanche that American skier Ted Davenport set off, and skied out of, on the first day, and a hairball line that snowboard-event winner American Travis Rice rode on day two. New Zealander Will Jackways was third in the men’s class. The challenge featured nearly 4 national and international extreme skiers and snowboarders.


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Star Batter Kane Williamson Surpasses Them All

Star Batter Kane Williamson Surpasses Them All

“Martin Crowe’s batting was grace personified and had he been alive, he would have been the first one to acknowledge that Kane Williamson, 28, probably is the greatest batsman to have…