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Carl Murphy Wins X Games Silver Medal

Saturday, 24 January 2015, 11:55 am | NZ Snow Sports

Aspen, USA (23 January 2015) – New Zealand has claimed its first medal at X Games 2015 with Carl Murphy fighting hard for silver in the men’s adaptive snowboard cross in Aspen, USA today. More >>

Adam Hall Third at Europa Cup

Monday, 19 January 2015, 7:37 pm | NZ Snow Sports

Matrei, Austria (18 January 2015) – With just over one month to go until the pinnacle event of his northern hemisphere season, NZ adaptive skier Adam Hall has been managing a hectic race schedule and claiming podium spots against a world class field. Hall ... More >>

Murphy Holds on to World Cup Form

Monday, 19 January 2015, 5:55 pm | NZ Snow Sports

Big White, Canada (17 January 2015) – Para-snowboarder Carl Murphy (Wanaka) has raced straight back into competition mode, claiming third place in snowboard-cross at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Para-Snowboard World Cup in Big White, ... More >>

Podium Dream for Christy Prior at Dew Tour

Sunday, 14 December 2014, 11:07 am | NZ Snow Sports

Breckenridge, U.S.A (12 December 2014) – New Zealand snowboarder Christy Prior (Kaukapakapa) has landed one of the strongest results of her career so far finishing third in slopestyle at The Dew Tour in Breckenridge, U.S.A today. More >>

Snow Sports NZ Annual Awards Winners Announced

Saturday, 4 October 2014, 12:34 pm | NZ Snow Sports

Lake Wanaka, NZ – (4 October 2014) – The Snow Sports NZ Annual Awards Night presented by Pisten Bully and Ski Industries Limited were held last night (Friday 3 October 2013) at the Lake Wanaka Centre. Paralympic silver medallist Corey Peters ... More >>

Snow Sports NZ and Cardrona Sign Partnership Agreement

Monday, 5 May 2014, 2:23 pm | NZ Snow Sports

Lake Wanaka, New Zealand (5 May 2014) - Snow Sports New Zealand and Cardrona Alpine Resort Limited have signed a Partnership Agreement which will see Cardrona become the official resort partner of Snow Sports NZ, the naming rights sponsor of the New ... More >>

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 >>



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