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The Story of New Zealand Freeskiing

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How did a snow-sports outlier spawn some of the best skiers in the world?

This is the story of a new type of skiing that launched wave after wave of ripping Kiwi skiers onto the global stage. In the resulting carnage, it was often the New Zealanders who were left standing on the podium – leaving in their wake tongue-tied commentators, roaring spectators and the lifeless husks of their adversaries.

In The Story of New Zealand Freeskiing, Sam Masters has captured, condensed and committed New Zealand’s best ski photography to the page – a visual history of a sport whose playing fields create their own weather. You’ll find all the characters, mountains, technology, style and soul spread lavishly across 176 pages of full colour, alpine goodness.