It is hard to believe that the Snowy Mountains Grammar School Elite Snowsports Academy is coming into its seventh week! This year’s ESA program is well and truly under way, with our student athletes spending the school holidays participating full-time in Perisher Winter Sports Club and Thredbo Mountain Academy training. We kicked things off with [...]
Competitors were presented with terrible conditions on Day 3 of the competition. Check out all the action from Day 3.
It was cold, windy and icy but another amazing day on the hill for Team SMGS!
What a day! Congratulations to all SMGS students who competed at the Scots Race today! Between the incredible snow conditions and bluebird skies, competitors, supporters, and spectators couldn’t have asked for a more perfect start to the race season. SMGS had a stellar day on the slopes with many of our athletes stepping on the [...]
Racer ready…SMGS ready to kick off the 2018 snowsports competition season with the Scots Race and Redlands Cup
With mother nature delivering the goods over the last few weeks, the buzz around the early season snowsports competition season is at an all-time high. Many of our students and their families have been taking advantage of the fantastic snow conditions and crisp and sunny days up at Thredbo, Perisher and Charlottes Pass. With the [...]
The Olympics are well underway in PyeongChang with the Australian contingent poised for some standout performances on the world’s greatest sporting stage. Located in the NSW Snowy Mountains, with some of the nation’s best and largest ski fields on our doorstep (Perisher and Thredbo resorts), Snowy Mountains Grammar School students have unsurpassed opportunities to immerse [...]
On Tuesday, 12th December, the first round of applications for the 2018 SMGS ESA program will open. Entering its third year, the ESA program will continue to work on providing the highest level of academic, pastoral and logistical support to its snowsports athletes who are at levels 2, 3 and 4 in the pre-elite category [...]
On Thursday, 14 September, SMGS held its annual Snowsports Presentation Night at Rydges Horizons in Jindabyne. National team member participation certificates were handed out, as well as ASSSTCs team medals, Interschools all-rounder medals, best-in-discipline awards, and ESA awards, as well as our perpetual shields: -The Bentley and Talia Major Award for Outstanding Interschools Performance -The [...]
SMGS Crowned Overall Secondary Co-ed School at the 2017 Australian Interschools Snowsports Championships
Last week SMGS capped off a fantastic snowsports season at the 2017 Subaru Australian Interschools Snowsports Championships at Mt Buller, Victoria. Thanks to Mother Nature, Mt Buller was transformed into a winter wonderland, a welcome surprise for the SMGS team, which comprised 231 race entries, 102 participants and 82 teams, the largest number we have ever sent [...]
Twenty-one years ago, Snowy Mountains Grammar School set out to offer a diverse range of opportunities, leading to the development of outstanding citizens equipped for an ever-changing world. Fast forward to 2017 and the school’s founders’ vision has become a reality. We have, indeed, prepared our students for current and future global communities where emerging [...]