Australia and New Zealand’s best winter athletes join forces with Jetstar, Toyota RAV4 and the country’s leading action filmmakers for sixty minutes of heart stopping fun in Generation Snow on Channel Nine, July 22 (NSW / QLD 11AM, SA / WA 1PM, VIC 2PM). Home grown gold Winter Olympic medalists mix it up with our FIS World Champions, X Games and Freeride World Tour medalists and show the world why this beach loving nation is the one to beat at the Sochi Winter Olympics 2014.
Australia’s golden girl snowboarder, Torah Bright, gives viewers a first time inside view of her life in Utah and beyond; Winter X Games medalist slopestyle skier, Russ Henshaw, leaves his hometown Jindabyne behind for a calendar of international events including The Dew Tour in the USA and Kiwi riders Nick Hyne and Roland Morley-Brown take their boards to untouched terrain in Japan.
Melbourne sisters Nat Segal (Freeskiing World Tour medalist) and Anna Segal (FIS World Champion & X Games Slopestyle Skier medalist) go head to head with Kiwi twins Janina Kuzma (Freeride World Tour podium) and Maria Kuzma (Freeride World Tour podium) in a ‘Bledisnow Cup’ with helicopters, cat skiing and snow mobiles in New Zealand.
Olympian Steve Lee explores Hakuba Japan with alpine racer, Stephanie Auderer. While American freeski superstar Bobby Brown hits the southern hemisphere’s biggest terrain park jump at the Toyota One Hit Wonder Event in Thredbo against fellow American and AFP champion Gus Kenworthy and Kiwi big air and slopestyle ski champion Jossi Wells.
Generation Snow sets the production bar for action snowsports broadcasting in Australia with the country’s best snow production crew. Executive Producer and Generation Snow Creator, Tim Myers (founder of The Toyota One Hit Wonder Event on the AFP tour), Series Producer Rachael Oakes-Ash (Sydney Morning Herald snow journalist and award winning documentary producer) and world renowned cinematographers Chris Hocking, Lucas Wilkinson, Ben Ryan, Ryan Gardner, Jase Hancox and Sean Balmer.
Expect one hour, six segments, the world’s best skiers and snowboarders born and bred in Australia and New Zealand.