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Neil Williman Back on Top with a Win at FWQ in Austria

Monday, 17 February 2014, 12:17 pm | NZ Snow Sports

Axamer Lizum, Austria- (16 February 2014) – A win at the three star Freeride World Qualifier event in Austria, has given New Zealand freeskier Neil Williman a much needed confidence boost and put his competition season back on track. More >>

Recent podium results for New Zealand Paralympians

Saturday, 15 February 2014, 11:34 am | NZ Snow Sports

Adam Hall and Corey Peters have them feeling confident ahead of the Sochi Paralympic Winter Games next month. More >>

Kiwis Take on the Freeride World Tour on the snow

Thursday, 23 January 2014, 3:06 pm | NZ Snow Sports

The Swatch Freeride World Tour 2014 By the North Face® (FWT) - considered the world’s premier big mountain freeskiing and snowboarding tour - got underway yesterday at Courmayeur Mont Blanc, Italy with four New Zealanders there to make their mark. More >>

NZ Paralympians Win World Cup Medals Ahead of Sochi Games

Tuesday, 21 January 2014, 12:55 pm | NZ Snow Sports

Copper Mountain, USA- (20 January 2014) – As momentum builds toward the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games, New Zealand’s adaptive ski racers have put on an impressive show at the IPC Alpine Skiing World Cup in Copper Mountain, USA. More >>

Adam Hall Takes Gold in Slalom

Thursday, 12 December 2013, 3:50 pm | NZ Snow Sports

New Zealand adaptive skier Adam Hall (Wanaka) is proving himself a force to be reckoned with, today claiming the gold medal in slalom at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) North America Cup races at Copper Mountain, Colorado. More >>

Snow Sports NZ Receives Donation for Adaptive Programme

Wednesday, 27 November 2013, 7:18 pm | NZ Snow Sports

Lake Wanaka – (27 November 2013) – Snow Sports NZ has received $4717.69 to help support adaptive snow sports programmes thanks to a fundraising appeal by the Young Stroke Survivors NZ Fundraising Appeal. More >>

Gutsy Performances at Day Two of Snow Sports

Tuesday, 1 October 2013, 6:18 pm | NZ Snow Sports

Gutsy Performances from Young Competitors at Day Two of Snow Sports NZ 2013 Freeski & Snowboard Junior Nationals More >>

Snow Sports NZ is Looking for Top Young Talent

Monday, 17 June 2013, 2:10 pm | NZ Snow Sports

Applications are sought from freeskiers and snowboarders with a track record at club, school or regional level. Applicants can apply online at Snow Sports New Zealand or Sport NZ websites. There are just 16 places on the camp, so competition will be ... More >>

Bronze for Carl Murphy at Paralympic Test Event

Friday, 8 March 2013, 10:19 am | NZ Snow Sports

Sochi, Russia (7 March 2013) – The first of team New Zealand’s two Winter Paralympic test events went exceptionally well yesterday (7 March) with a solid performance by Wanaka adaptive snowboarder cross rider Carl Murphy, resulting in a bronze medal ... More >>

Countdown to the Winter Olympic Games

Monday, 4 February 2013, 12:34 pm | NZ Snow Sports

Wanaka, New Zealand (4 February 2013) - Thirty degree temperatures aside, the Wanaka-based staff of Snow Sports New Zealand were happy to don winter clothes and head to the lakefront for a photo opportunity last week. The reason for the unseasonal attire ... More >>

Rose Battersby out of Surgery

Tuesday, 29 January 2013, 4:48 pm | NZ Snow Sports

Rose Battersby, the New Zealand skier injured in a skiing accident at the X Games in Aspen yesterday, is now in recovery following surgery at a Denver hospital. More >>

Rose Battersby Undergoing Surgery

Tuesday, 29 January 2013, 11:39 am | NZ Snow Sports

Media Release Rose Battersby Undergoing Surgery Aspen, Colorado- 29 January 2013 (NZT) - New Zealand freeskier, Rose Battersby, is currently undergoing surgery at a Denver hospital following a crash during the warmup session at the X Games in Aspen ... More >>

Rose Battersby Fractures Spine at X Games

Monday, 28 January 2013, 3:06 pm | NZ Snow Sports

New Zealand freeskier, Rose Battersby, was taken to hospital after a crash during the warmup session before the Jeep Ski Slopestyle Women's final at X Games Aspen 2013 this morning New Zealand time. More >>

Lyons 5th on Debut at Freeride World Tour, Smoothy 7th

Monday, 14 January 2013, 9:16 am | NZ Snow Sports

REVELSTOKE, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA – January 12, 2013 – The first stop of the SWATCH FREERIDE WORLD TOUR BY THE NORTH FACE® 2013 (FWT) concluded today. Competitors in the prestigious big mountain Freeskiing and snowboarding event were treated to ... More >>

Byron Wells Second At Dew Tour

Monday, 17 December 2012, 1:02 pm | NZ Snow Sports

Media Release Breckenridge, Colorado – (Sunday 16 December) - Byron Wells (Wanaka) has landed the best run of his life to claim second place in the Men’s Freeski Superpipe event at the prestigious Dew Tour iON Mountain Championships at Breckenridge ... More >>

Carl Murphy Tops Podium at First Race of Season

Friday, 23 November 2012, 1:51 pm | NZ Snow Sports

Media Release Carl Murphy Tops Podium at First Race of Season Landgraaf, Netherlands 22 November 2012 - New Zealand adaptive snowboarder Carl Murphy (Wanaka) is celebrating the best possible start to his northern hemisphere season, standing atop the podium ... More >>

World Cup skeleton racing starts in Lake Placid

Sunday, 11 November 2012, 9:00 pm | NZ Snow Sports

Two time Olympian Ben Sandford, Rotorua placed 8th in the first World Cup of 2012-13 skeleton racing season. More >>

Fast paced action for Snowboard & Ski Cross Continental Cups

Thursday, 20 September 2012, 10:43 am | NZ Snow Sports

Top snow sports athletes were treated to bluebird skies and not a breath of wind allowing fast and thrilling racing for the Snowboard and Ski Cross FIS ANC Continental Cups at Cardrona Alpine Resort this week. More >>

Tight Action at Australian NZ Cup Series at Coronet Peak

Thursday, 23 August 2012, 10:58 am | NZ Snow Sports

Tight Action at Australian NZ Cup (ANC) Series at Coronet Peak Lake Wanaka, NZ (22 August 2012) - Highly ranked New Zealand skier and current national champion Ben Griffin, 25, (Ohakune) has returned to the circuit after an eleven month break from ... More >>

Janina Kuzma Achieves a Career Best Result Fourth at FIS

Thursday, 23 August 2012, 10:55 am | NZ Snow Sports

Janina Kuzma Achieves a Career Best Result Fourth at FIS World Cup Halfpipe Jossi Wells nets valuable Olympic qualifying points Lake Wanaka, NZ (22 August 2012) - The first event of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic qualifying period took place under ... More >>

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