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World Cup Silver for Para-Snowboarder Carl Murphy

Friday, 21 November 2014, 12:53 pm | Snow Sports New Zealand

A World Cup silver medal has signalled that para-snowboarder Carl Murphy (Wanaka) is on his way back to top competitive form. Murphy won his second podium spot overnight (NZ time) at the two-day International Paralympic Committee (IPC) banked slalom event ... More >>

Heavy Hitters Add Wow Factor: Final Day of Junior Nationals

Friday, 3 October 2014, 10:33 am | Snow Sports New Zealand

Lake Wanaka, New Zealand (2 October 2014) – The Salomon Snowboard Halfpipe and K2 Ski Freeride rounded out the final day of competition today at the Cardrona NZ Freeski & Snowboard Junior National Champs. After a run of fine weather today’s ... More >>

Full Bag of Tricks at Junior Nationals Competition

Thursday, 2 October 2014, 12:16 pm | Snow Sports New Zealand

Lake Wanaka, New Zealand (1 October 2014) – The Salomon Ski Halfpipe and K2 Snowboard Freeride were the order of the day at the 2014 Cardrona NZ Junior Freeski and Snowboard National Championships today. The run of fine weather continues and competitors and ... More >>

Video: NZ Junior Freeski & Snowboard Nationals Day One

Tuesday, 30 September 2014, 2:07 pm | Snow Sports New Zealand

The Cardrona NZ Junior Freeski and Snowboard National Championships got underway in Wanaka on Monday 29 September 2014 with over 200 competitors aged five to 18 years enjoying fantastic spring conditions for the first day of their four-day event schedule. ... More >>

Stacked Field at Freeski Open of NZ Big Mountain

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 2:33 pm | Snow Sports New Zealand

Qualifying rounds for The North Face® Freeski Open of New Zealand Big Mountain were held today in Shadow Basin at Queenstown’s The Remarkables Ski Area. Continuing on from last week’s halfpipe and slopestyle competitions, the day once again brought ... More >>

Top Score for Janina Kuzma in NZ Halfpipe Finals

Monday, 1 September 2014, 4:48 pm | Snow Sports New Zealand

Top Score for Janina Kuzma, 4th Podium for Taylor Seaton in The North Face® Freeski Open of NZ Halfpipe Finals More >>

Piera Hudson and Willis Feasey Crowned National GS Champs

Monday, 18 August 2014, 10:49 am | Snow Sports New Zealand

Queenstown, New Zealand (17 August 2014) – Blue skies, sunshine and hard packed powder greeted racers today for day one of the New Zealand Alpine National Championships & Coronet Cup hosted by Coronet Peak, the official ski area partner of the New ... More >>

North Face Freeski Open of New Zealand Park & Pipe Dates

Friday, 4 July 2014, 2:59 pm | Snow Sports New Zealand

Lake Wanaka, New Zealand (4 July 2014) – The Southern Hemisphere’s biggest freeski competition is set to celebrate its 10th anniversary in 2014 with The North Face® Freeski Open of New Zealand kicking off its park and pipe events from 28 – 31 August. ... More >>

North Face Freeski Open of NZ Big Mountain Comp Dates

Tuesday, 24 June 2014, 2:24 pm | Snow Sports New Zealand

Lake Wanaka, New Zealand –(24 June 2014) – The North Face® Freeski Open of New Zealand is pleased to announce that its Big Mountain event is scheduled to take place between 1st and 8th September 2014. The North Face® Freeski Open is classified ... More >>

NZ Juniors Round out Season with Podiums at National Champs

Tuesday, 8 April 2014, 3:57 pm | Snow Sports New Zealand

Freeskiers Finn Bilous (Wanaka) and Miguel Porteous (Christchurch) have finished off their northern hemisphere season with second and third place finishes in halfpipe at the USASA National Championships at Copper Mountain, Colorado in the US. While ... More >>

Sam Smoothy Places 2nd Overall at 2014 Freeride World Tour

Monday, 31 March 2014, 2:04 pm | Snow Sports New Zealand

With a new coat of 50cm of fresh snow, the mythical Bec des Rosses in Verbier, Switzerland, promised an epic final competition of the Swatch Freeride World Tour 2014 by The North Face®. More >>

Sam Smoothy Wins Freeride World Tour in Austria

Tuesday, 4 February 2014, 12:13 pm | Snow Sports New Zealand

New Zealand freeskier Sam Smoothy (Cromwell) has claimed victory at the third stop of the Freeride World Tour in Kappl, Austria. Challenging snowpack in Fieberbrunn Kitzbüheler Alpen caused organisers to move the third SWATCH FREERIDE WORLD TOUR ... More >>

Season Pass with Snow Sports NZ Mega Pass Competition

Monday, 3 February 2014, 3:15 pm | Snow Sports New Zealand

Lake Wanaka, New Zealand- (3 February 2014) – Hot summer days aside, Snow Sports NZ is keeping its attention very much on the winter side of things. As New Zealand’s best snow sports athletes prepare to take on the world at the Olympic Winter Games ... More >>

World Cup Podium Signals Hall on Track for Sochi

Wednesday, 15 January 2014, 2:50 pm | Snow Sports New Zealand

Panorama, Canada- (14 January 2014) – With just over 50 days to go until the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games, Paralympian Adam Hall has signalled that he is on track to deliver his top performance in Sochi. Adam today won the silver medal in the standing ... More >>

Kiwis Celebrate New Year with Gold and Silver Medals

Friday, 3 January 2014, 4:42 pm | Snow Sports New Zealand

Winter Park, Colorado, USA - (1 January 2014) – New Zealand Paralympians Adam Hall (Wanaka) and Corey Peters (New Plymouth) have welcomed in the new year with one medal apiece at the 2014 Winter Park Open in Colorado. More >>

Back to Back Golds for Adam Hall

Friday, 13 December 2013, 4:06 pm | Snow Sports New Zealand

The northern hemisphere season looks to be shaping up well for New Zealand adaptive skier Adam Hall who is celebrating winning back to back gold medals. More >>

Silver for Adam Hall on Day Two of Competition

Monday, 9 December 2013, 4:42 pm | Snow Sports New Zealand

New Zealand Paralympian Adam Hall has won a silver medal in the super-G on day two of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) North America Cup races currently being held at the Copper Mountain Resort in Colorado, USA. The result backs up Adam’s ... More >>

Adam Hall Starts Season with Podium Result

Monday, 9 December 2013, 3:23 pm | Snow Sports New Zealand

A very cold -15 degrees welcomed New Zealand adaptive ski team members Adam Hall (Wanaka) and Corey Peters (New Plymouth) to Copper Mountain in Colorado, USA for the first North America Cup (Nor-Am) races of the Northern Hemisphere season. More >>

Janina Kuzma, Beau-James Wells Finalists at TNF Park & Pipe

Monday, 9 December 2013, 3:22 pm | Snow Sports New Zealand

New Zealand freeskiers Janina Kuzma (Wanaka) and Beau-James Wells (Wanaka) have made a solid start to their northern hemisphere season, both qualifying for the halfpipe finals of The North Face Park and Pipe Open Series at Copper Mountain Resort in Colorado, ... More >>

2013 Freeski & Snowboard Junior National Titles Awarded

Saturday, 5 October 2013, 12:25 pm | Snow Sports New Zealand

Media Release 2013 Freeski & Snowboard Junior National Titles Awarded Lake Wanaka, NZ – (5 October 2013) – The overall winners of the Snow Sports NZ 2013 Freeski & Snowboard Junior National Championships were presented with their awards at ... More >>

 

 

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