Each year, a growing number of Snowsports athletes call SMGS home during the winter season. We caught up with Year 7 student, Brodie Moller in between his skiing and academic commitments to see how he was enjoying SMGS and the ESA program so far.
It's not often that we get the opportunity to showcase our talent on the global stage but that changed last night when SMGS Year 11 student, Tolina Davis, was invited to speak at the TEDx event in Canberra. Tolina delivered an amazing talk, showing us that the sky is not the limit. We sat down with Tolina to [...]
Yesterday saw the first day of the SMGS Wednesday snowsports program. With an average temperature of 4 degrees, some soft conditions and no wind, it was the perfect way to start the season. We had over 150 students, across two resorts, participating in 5 separate programs. This is a significant number of students and highlights the active lifestyle that is keenly [...]
I recently addressed students on what it takes to make it as a world-class elite performer in a range of different disciplines, including academia, sport, the arts, chess, or similar. I pointed to a study by Bloom (1985) who looked in depth at well over a hundred world-leading performers and traced back their history leading [...]
On Thursday 14th July, the Shredlands Cup was held at Merritts Terrain Park in Thredbo Resort. Slopestyle has continued to grow in popularity over the past few years through events such as X-Games and it's inclusion in the Olympics. This year, for the first time, it is also involved with Interschools competition for Division 1 [...]
Throughout my career, I've been told that technology needs to be "controlled". It should be locked down so tight that it is virtually impossible to break or manipulate. The technology is there to "serve a specific purpose" and should not be tampered with. This is great for IT Managers and their support staff. If you [...]
The 2016 snow season is here and the SMGS Snowsports Program is in full swing. With cold temperatures, snowmaking guns firing up and a healthy 70cm of natural snow, there's no better way to start. Over the past week we have had around 30 of our students commence their winter training programs, most under [...]