Wanka Ski & Snowsports Club Planning a Full Family Fun 2020 Season Following Lockdown.
Anticipation mounts for Wanaka Ski and Snowsports Club members and supporters with snow falling on the mountains and level 1 now here. As Cardrona turns 40, 2020 may bring less crowded slopes. Incentive for locals to get out their gear and get back on the snow!
WSSC will hold its “Covid postponed“ AGM on Sunday 14th June 4.00pm at Snow Sports NZ office, 82 Anderson Road. Members, intending members and snowsports supporters are welcome. A social hour will follow the meeting.
Social fun on and off snow, is something the Club strives to promote. Regular Friday night drinks, social events/trips for members and opportunities for adults to ski/board with groups in regular skill improvement sessions. Free ‘Race Your Mates’ family events at both TC and Cardrona during the school holidays are a chance for families and friends to challenge each other in a simple giant slalom format.
49 Year 2 - Year 8 2020 Grassroots awards children will each receive $300 towards the cost of their on snow training, which will be paid directly to their chosen mountain program. A pre-season family BBQ and fun activities afternoon is a chance to meet new members. Over $60,000 has been distributed through WSSC’s Grassroots program since 2013.
The Clubs athletes performances in Freeski/Board, Freeride and Alpine events exceeded expectations during the Northern Hemisphere season, with many athletes across the ages achieving podium finishes and further projecting Wanaka into the snow sports world.
In a huge achievement for a non traditional sport, WSSC Freeride World Tour athlete Craig Murray received ASB Otago Sportsman of the Year last week. Currently Club members participate in events across our region from the age of 4 - 76. Participation is the key for Club members.
Interested snowsports enthusiasts should follow WSSC on Facebook and Instagram to see what the members are planning and sharing.
Check out the Club’s website www.wanakasnowsports.co.nz
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