While the Canadians have chosen to prepare for the up-coming season in South America, several other nations have joined team Australia and team US in New Zealand at Cardrona Alpine Ski Resort.
Since a few days, also the Russian and the Slovenian rooster train on the gravity cross course build by Anders Forsell (SWE).
In addition, Norwegian Viking Stian Sivertzen and some Japanese and Korean riders decided to fly down under, too and race down the approximately 54 seconds long track peppered with rollers, banks and several jumps.
Check out this head cam run provided by reigning World Champion Alex Pullin (AUS):
And don't forget: The season's first two boarder cross races, one night and one team event, will take place in Schruns, Montafon, Austria on December 6 thru 8!