Coming out of one of the world’s prime ski locations, Park City, Utah, Armada deal in a range of skis, accessories, and clothing inspired by the nearby Park City Mountain and Deer Valley Resorts.
Designed by skiers, for skiers, Armada Skis’ gear ranges include some of the most innovative and exciting pieces currently hitting the market. And don’t fear – here at the Wanaka Snow Shop, we are committed to bringing this awesome kit to you guys, right here in New Zealand.
The company traces their origins back to the halcyon days of 2002, when the eyes of the world’s winter sports community were on Utah for that year’s Winter Olympics held in Salt Lake City. From out of this exciting mix of global attention and world-class skiing, riders Tanner Hall, JP Auclair, JF Cusson, Julien Regnier and Boyd Easley, along with photographer Chris O’Connell, formed Armada. And the rest, as they say, is history.
With multiple X-Games gold medallist in Big Air, Slopestyle, and SuperPipe, Tanner Hall, creating serious attention for the brand, Armada took off. Today, Armada’s pro team includes such exciting names as European X-Games gold medallist, Torin Yater-Wallace, and Swedish Big Air X-Games superstar, Henrik Harlaut, among other shining stars of the sport. Together, they represent the dynamism, status, and fun of what has become one of the world’s leading winter sports brands.
So, where to start with this range? Your journey begins by heading online browsing Armada’s gear at the Wanaka Snow Shop. A couple of clicks provides keen skiers like yourselves an introduction to what this fascinating team of creative talents has to offer. We are privileged to be able to bring Armada’s skis and accessories to the New Zealand market. It is exciting to see so many homegrown skiers getting a buzz from these high-performance, high-enjoyment pieces of equipment, as well as benefiting from the high tech, high style clothing items Armada produces each season.
With well over a decade and a half of experience behind them, the Armada team are now presiding over a world-spanning brand, giving us lucky New Zealanders the chance to try out the company’s top class output on our own stunningly scenic slopes. With online stores across the globe, more and more Kiwi skiers – as well as those further afield – are connecting with what Armada has to offer.
Looking to buy Armada skis in New Zealand? Take a look at our Armada product range today to get started.