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.
Recent posts about Snowsports
Last week, our school competed in the Australian Secondary Schools Ski Team Championships (ASSSTCs). I first entered our school in the competition some sixteen years ago. Since then we have been successful in bringing home [...]
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The ACT & Southern NSW Interschools Championships kicked off yesterday at Perisher Resort. The weather and snow conditions created an opportunity for all competitors to test their skill and top up their resilience tanks. Despite [...]
SMGS snowsports athletes returned to Thredbo today to take on the Redlands Cup. With a few early season events now in the books, many of our athletes are starting to find their form. The Redlands [...]
SMGS snowsports athletes were back in action today at Perisher Resort for the 2017 Scots Race. Front Valley was a piste of excitement as competitors were greeted by a layer of much needed fresh snow. [...]
Friday 30 June 2017 marked the opening of the snowsports competition season for many of our athletes who competed at the Thredbo Snow Series Night Rails at Thredbo resort. Under cold and icy conditions, students [...]