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  • SMGS featured on SkyNews

    Over the school holidays, SkyNews interviewed SMGS Principal, Dr Andrew Bell, Director of Activities, Mr Martin Philpott and Junior School Captain, Ambrose Hansen for Sky News’ flagship program, Paul Murry Live. SMGS will be featured on the show, “Our Town”. Dr Bell, Mr Philpott and Ambrose spoke to reporter, Sam Chiari about student life at […]
  • Draft team lists – Interschools and Amelia McGuiness

    Draft team lists are now available for the following events: SSA Northern States Interschools Snowsports Championships (as at Thursday 1st August 2019) Amelia McGuiness Cross-Country (as at Thursday 1st August 2019) Amelia McGuiness Time Trial (as at Thursday 1st August 2019)
  • Two SMGS Alumni announced as inaugural Interschool Ambassadors for 2019

    Congratulations to SMGS Alumnus (2017) Theo Coates and Alumna (2018) Antonia Murphy, who were selected as Interschools Ambassadors for the 2019 snowsports season. Antonia and Theo will be at various Interschools Presentations, events and other functions this season! Antonia Murphy 18 and Theodore Coates 19, both of whom grew up in Jindabyne  are 2 of […]
  • Draft team lists (Updated) for Interschools and Redlands Cup now online

    The first draft team lists for the 2019 Snowsports season are now available: Redlands Cup (Updated Thursday 13th June 2019) ACT-Southern NSW Interschools Snowsports Championships (Updated Thursday 13th June 2019) Please refer to the  Snowsports Team Selection Policy for details about team snowsports team selection. All feedback on these draft teams should be directed to: […]

Winter Snowsports Programs

///Winter Snowsports Programs

Our close proximity to the NSW snowfields means that snowsports are a weekly part of the SMGS winter program.

All students participate in the snowsports program every Wednesday during the winter term and lessons are available in alpine skiing, cross-country skiing and snowboarding.

Lessons are structured to take into account all ages and all levels of ability, from rank beginner to future Olympic medallist. Most students participate in the Interschools Snowsports Championships each year and SMGS has been crowned the national champion co-educational snowsports school for the past 7 years.

The school also supports students in their individual snowsports aspirations.

Using our online e-Learning platform, staff  develop individual study programs  to complement training commitments and provide on-line support of students training overseas during the northern winter.

Our Boarding students are also able to ski all weekend during term 3, through participation in our weekend snowsports program.

Check out the Elite Snowsports Program

Recent posts about Snowsports

2019 ACT & Southern NSW Interschools Championships – Day 2

By | July 25th, 2019|Categories: Elite Snowsports Academy, Junior School, Senior School, Snowsports|

`Mother Nature pulled out all the stops for Day 2 of the ACT & Southern NSW Interschools Snowsports Competiton. Today, our youngest snowsports competitors joined their teammates on the mountain for some fun in the [...]

SMGS Nordic skiers find their stride at ACT and NSW Championships

By | July 23rd, 2019|Categories: Co-Curricular, Elite Snowsports Academy, Senior School, Snowsports, Uncategorised|

Congratulations to our nordic skiers who competed in the ACT Sprint Championships and NSW Distance Championships over the weekend! Racers were treated to some fantastic tracks and as always, amazing race organisation and support by [...]

Redlands Cup re-cap

By | July 15th, 2019|Categories: Junior School, Snowsports|

What a day!  ☑️ Great Snow ☑️ School Spirit ☑️ Sportsmanship ☑️ Skiing ☑️ Snowboarding ☑️ Teammates Congratulations to all SMGS students who competed in the Redlands Cup today! ALPINE: Division 1 Male: Felix Zylinski – 1st Division 2 Male: Benjamin [...]

Scots Race: SMGS Racers hit the slopes for the first race of the season

By | July 14th, 2019|Categories: Junior School, Senior School, Snowsports|

A small, but mighty contingent of SMGS students started their snowsports competition today on the slopes of Perisher Resort for the 2019 Scots Race. While mother nature delivered the goods to revive a thinning snowpack, [...]

Racer ready – SMGS ESA Program hits the start gates for 2019

By | July 5th, 2019|Categories: Boarding, Co-Curricular, Elite Snowsports Academy, Senior School, Snowsports|

On Friday 28 June, Principal Dr Andrew Bell, Director of Activities, Mr Martin Philpott, ESA Co-ordinator Ms Annabel Elliot and Head of Boarding, Mrs Julie Wright welcomed new and returning student- athletes and their families [...]

Huge night of awards at the 2018 SMGS Snowsports Presentation

By | September 24th, 2018|Categories: Elite Snowsports Academy, Snowsports|

Another epic season culminated in the 2018 SMGS Snowsports Presentation evening on Thursday 20th September 2018.