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Rangatira News - August 2015

Rangatira News - August 2015

In this issue:

  • Chrisite & Haensli Results
  • Booking Dinner on you first night
  • Freestyle Squad - Turoa
  • Events in August
  • Rangatira Alpine Trophy Race
  • Housekeeping

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    Rangatira Alpine Trophy Race 2015

    Rangatira Alpine Trophy Race 2015

    Rangatira Ski Club are pleased to invite you the to 4th running of the Rangatira Alpine Trophy Race.

    Being held on at Whakapapa Saturday 29th August and also part of the Interclub Races Series. Bigger and better once again…!

    Most importantly the “Rangatira Alpine Trophy” for the fastest club on the mountain, is up for grabs.

    Registration: will be at Lorenz’s Cafe on the 29th of August between 8.00am and 9.00am.
    Race Start: 10am at top of the Valley.
    Prize giving: 4pm at Lorenz’s Cafe.
    Jagermeister after party 8pm at Rangatira.

    Like us on Facebook (Rangatira Alpine Sports Club)  for race day updates

    Click here to download full size poster (PDF)
    Click here to download entry form & race rules (PDF)

    For more information email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

    Tremendous sponsors on board supporting us with loads of prizes and giveaways including prizes from Head, Jagermeister, Snow Centre, Skinnies and many more.

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    Airfare Sale - Canada & USA

    Airfare Sale - Canada & USA

    Air New Zealand Airfare Sale - Canada & USA. Save up to $475!!

    Airfare* Prices per person return from:
    Auckland / Wellington / Christchurch to Economy Premium
                  Economy Business Premier
    Los Angeles $1469 $3369 $6969
    San Francisco $1469 $3369 $6969
    Denver       $1879 $3879 $7979
    Aspen       $1879 $3879 $7979
    Salt Lake   $1879 $3879 $7979
    Vancouver $1739 $3639 $7239
    Kelowna       $1935 $3885 $7785
    Kamloops   $1829 $3779 $7529
    Calgary       $1955 $3899 $7799

    Hurry!! Sale ends 17th August 2015.
    For more details visit http://www.dishfishsnow.co.nz

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    Rangatira Mid Winter Christmas

    Rangatira Mid Winter Christmas

    Don’t miss Rangatira’s first ever mid winter Christmas party July 25th!!! To be held at the Turoa lodge. Dinner includes Christmas ham, Christmas pudding and all the trimmings. Get dressed up in your ugly Christmas sweater, Christmas hats, or tinsel. Fun for all the family. Book in now!

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    Rangatira Freestyle Squad

    Rangatira Freestyle Squad

    New for 2015 we have a new program for the junior/intermediate and advanced club members who are keen to develop their skills with freestyle – park, pipe and big mountain. This is a five weekend program throughout the season, based at Turoa.

    Top level Freeride coaches have been secured to deliver a great program for us, as well as ensuring maximum safety. Our squad will have the opportunity to go to the best spots on the mountain to learn about freeride tactics and skills, fast tracking the progression to become a stronger park, pipe and big mountain skier/boarder.

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    2015 Scholarship Information

    2015 Scholarship Information

    Scholarship is a key event on Rangatira’s calendar.  It is open to all junior and youth members aged 12 to 16, skiers and boarders, and involves a week of skills training, exploring and great fun.  The ‘scholars’ stays free in the lodge and the club funds the week’s tuition with both a ski and board instructor.

    Scholarship Week is Friday 25 September to Friday 2 October at the Ohakune lodge.  Scholars should be able to ski or board confidently in most intermediate runs of the mountain so that the teams can stay together at all times.  You get the opportunity to learn some new skills, meet other juniors in the club and the week finishes with the junior club races which are held on the Friday morning.

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    Club Night – Snowplanet, Silverdale, Auckland

    Starting this Sunday, May 3rd at 5.00pm, to get those ski legs going we have Rangatira club nights at Snowplanet for everyone.  We have a special price of $16 per person for a maximum of 4 hours (with your own gear).

    Come along and ‘do your own thing’, or join in with freestyle or gate training – participating in these is entirely optional.  Iain MacArthur will providing pointers on freestyle moves and, if you are keen to get involved in inter-club racing, gate training has also been organised.

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