NZ Results from the Breckenridge Dew Tour Stop December 21, 2009 by Mountain Dew NZ

Winter Dew tour Logo Black 70Breckenridge, Colorado (21 December 2009) – New Zealand’s Jossi Wells walked away with a second place in Freeski Superpipe at the first stop of the prestigious Winter Dew Tour in Breckenridge Colorado yesterday, where virtually every big name in the sport competed.
Jossi Halfpipe Dew Tour

Above: Wells on Podium with Mike Riddle and Xavier Bertoni

Still on top with a blown knee… December 9, 2009 by Brad Smeele (Wakeboarder)

brad-profile-70-clear-newHolla holla, I had a great weekend down in Christchurch at the Liquid Malisha Tournament of Wake!!  I was a bit nervous about riding on my blown knee and whether or not I would be able to hold it together after not really riding for over 2 months.

But by the end of the day I came out ontop, Winning the $2,500 prize money and a nice big novelty cheque to go along with it. Rhyleigh Fitzner from Australia came in 2nd and Tony Evans had a great run finishing him in 3rd.

In the women’s division the ozzy young gun Caitlin Blaauw took the top spot with ease throwing down a near flawless run.

I will have some pics and a short vid up soon for your viewing pleasure.

Speaking of viewing pleasure… I am going in for my knee surgery on Friday this week and I just found out that I will be staying awake and able to watch my surgery… So I have decided that I will film it and post it online for you all to see…Later!

Liquid Malisha Tournament of Wake, Chch December 3, 2009 by Brad Smeele (Wakeboarder)

brad-profile-70-clear-newTomorrow I will be heading down south for the Liquid Malisha Tournament of Wake. It will be my last ride before I get my knee reconstruction so I will be going hard!!  Plus there is $3,000 up for grabs for 1st place so it should be a good event.

If you are in the Christchurch area, make sure you come along to Lake Crichton, just out of Dunsandal, to check out the action and to also grab a cold Dew.  The event is on Saturday the 5th December

LM Tournament of Wake poster

Second Video from the EDH Local Assault Jam 09 November 25, 2009 by Mountain Dew NZ

Here’s another clip of some of the riding that went down (on the ramps section + box jump) at the EDH Local Assault Jam on the 7th of November at Washington Reserve Skatepark in Christchurch.  This clip is by Paul Gerlick from Flow Visuals.  Enjoy!

EDH Local Assault Jam 2009 Video November 19, 2009 by Mountain Dew NZ

Tim Pierce from Zeros&Ones was at the 4th annual EDH Local Assault Jam which was held at the beginning of this month in Chch.  Mountain Dew has been a sponsor of this event since its first year and is stoked to see how it’s progressed.  Check out the clip…

Also have a look at for more info on Tim, he’s one talented guy!

Liquid Malisha Tournament of Wake 09 hits Chch! November 19, 2009 by Mountain Dew NZ

Appian Way Distribution is proud to announce for the first time on New Zealand soil Liquid Malisha’s Tournament of Wake. This competition will be held at Lake Crighton in Christchurch on December the 5th 2009. More details coming soon…
LIquid Malisha

CONGRATS TO SHELLY… Snow Sports NZ Nets $75,000 to Support Elite-Level Snowboarders November 17, 2009 by Mountain Dew NZ, Shelly Gotlieb (Snowboarder)

snowflake-profile-70-clearLake Wanaka, New Zealand – 16 November 2009 – Snow Sports New Zealand (SSNZ) today announced that Sport and Recreation New Zealand (SPARC) has approved two contestable funding applications made by the NSO to support a snowboard slopestyle team, as well as one New Zealand’s top disabled snowboarders.

Slopestyle competitors Mountain Dew Ambassador Shelly Gotlieb (Ohakune); Stef Zeestraten (Christchurch); Nick Hyne (Mt. Manganui) and Nick Brown (Queenstown) will receive direct support as a result of the SPARC investment.

Snow Sports NZ logo

The group have targeted the 2011 World Championships as their ultimate goal, although a 2010 Winter X-Games invitation is not out of the question for Gotlieb, who has several top-five finishes on the world stage, including a first-place finish in slopestyle at this year’s inaugural 100% Pure New Zealand Winter Games held at The Remarkables in Queenstown.

South Island Grom Series 2009/10 November 13, 2009 by Mountain Dew NZ

Surfing NZ logo clear 70The three event South Island Grom Series is set to kick off tomorrow (Saturday 14th November) with the first event being held at Sumner Beach, Christchurch.

The event aims to attract young surfers from throughout the South Island. Sumner Beach provides the ideal venue for a junior event with the gentle beach break especially suiting the under 12 division. The under 12 age group has the greatest number of entries this year so the young grommets will be amping to rip up the Sumner surf.


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