He could have easily replaced New England with New Zealand; after the disappointment of the early season, the Land Of The Long White Cloud got a crazy dump courtesy of the so-called 'storm of the decade'. Nick Hyne, Jake Koia and the rest of the Diaries Down Under crew saw an opportunity for some epic backcountry sessions around Queenstown. It wouldn't be NZ without a little bit of sketchiness, but generally the boys have some of the best conditions we've ever seen from down there!

Episode 1 of the Diaries Down Under is still available to watch, and there'll be more to come.