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Ski rac­ing at Coronet Peak cul­mi­nates in the Air New Zealand South­ern Cup FIS Races in Au­gust where top New Zealand and in­ter­na­tional ski rac­ers com­pete in Slalom and Gi­ant Slalom. Later in the month the fo­cus goes freestyle and spec­tac­u­lar for the Fo­rum Young Blood Night Com­pe­ti­tion where youngblood’s (un­der 19yrs) com­pete for en­try into the Se­ries Fi­nal. Across at The Re­mark­ables the NZSBA Open Na­tional Snow­board Cham­pi­onships take place from Septem­ber 1 - 3. Board­erX, half­pipe and slopestyle events are ex­pected to draw top snow­board ath­letes. On Septem­ber 16, it’s the Fo­rum Young Blood Fi­nals where the stakes are high - en­try into the world com­pe­ti­tion to be held in the USA. Mt Hutt in Septem­ber is home to the leg­endary Methven Big Air Com­pe­ti­tion. A huge night backed a week long fes­ti­val on the moun­tain and in town. On Septem­ber 30 the Peak 2 Pub is a tra­di­tional multi sport event - ski/ride from the top of the moun­tain then moun­tain bike and run to Methven’s iconic Blue Pub.

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