Roz Groenewoud

Roz Groenewoud

Rosalind Groenewoud, or ‘Roz G’, as she’s known in the action sports world, took over from her late hero and role…

Ski Jumping

Ski Jumping

Ski jumping was born in 1860 when Norwegian Sondre Norheim, the father of modern skiing, built the first measured jump and flew 30 metres without poles over a rock. Ski jumping has been part of the Olympic Winter Games since the first edition in Chamonix in 1924.

Nordic Combined

Nordic Combined

As its name suggests, Nordic combined features two disciplines of skiing – ski jumping and cross-country skiing – that have their roots in northern Europe.

Freestyle Skiing

Freestyle Skiing

Freestyle skiing is believed to have been born in the 1930s when Norwegian skiers would perform acrobatic moves while training for alpine and cross-country skiing. Exhibitions of “hot dogging” would eventually lead to organized competitions before freestyle skiing would be officially recognized by the International Ski Federation (FIS) in 1979.