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As spring set in the Southern Hemisphere snow fields snow athletes from around the world descended on Cardrona New Zealand to train. What they didn't expect was one of the coldest weeks on record. With blistering winds and a two-foot snowfall it was hard for the riders to accomplish trick innovation goals. Still, Luke Mitrani, Scotty Lago and friends made the most out of what Mother Nature threw their way.