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Sam Lee Third at Freeride World Tour Alaska

Saturday, 25 March 2017, 9:09 pm | Snowsports

Media release: Sam Lee Third at Freeride World Tour Alaska Haines, Alaska (24 March 2017) – New Zealand big mountain skier Sam Lee (Wanaka) has earned his first podium placing on the Freeride World Tour (FWT), the sport’s most prestigious competition. ... More >>

World Champs Silver Medal for NZ Ski Cross Racer

Sunday, 19 March 2017, 8:03 pm | Snowsports

World Champs Silver Medal for NZ Ski Cross Racer Jamie Prebble (Christchurch) Sierra Nevada, Spain (18 March 2017) – The 2016/17 ski cross season came to a satisfying conclusion on Saturday at the Sierra Nevada 2017 Freestyle Ski & Snowboard World ... More >>

Queenstown's Duncan Campbell Fifth at World Snowboard Champs

Monday, 13 March 2017, 11:37 am | Snowsports

Sierra Nevada, Spain (12 March 2017) – New Zealand snowboarders continue to post impressive results at their pinnacle event of the season with Duncan Campbell (Queenstown) finishing fifth in the snowboard cross finals at the Sierra Nevada 2017 FIS Freestyle ... More >>

Snow Sports NZ Names Team for Alpine World Junior Champs

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 11:12 am | Snowsports

Lake Wanaka, New Zealand (14 February 2017) - Snow Sports NZ is pleased to name a group of 11 athletes to compete in the 2017 Alpine World Junior Championship in Are, Sweden from 6-14 March 2017. More >>

World Cup Bronze for NZ Snowboarder Zoi Sadowski Synnott

Sunday, 12 February 2017, 3:53 pm | Snowsports

Quebec City, Canada (12 February 2017) – New Zealand snowboarder Zoi Sadowski Synnott (15, Wanaka) is proving herself a force to be reckoned with in her first season on the FIS World Cup Tour, today earning a bronze medal in Big Air in Quebec, ... More >>

NZ Snowboarder Zoi Sadowski Synnott Finishes Fourth

Monday, 6 February 2017, 7:52 pm | Snowsports

Mammoth Mountain, USA (5 February 2017) – The Cardrona NZ Park & Pipe team have faced challenging weather conditions for theToyota U.S. Grand Prix stop in Mammoth Mountain, California this week. Snowfall and heavy wind forced event organisers to ... More >>

Craig Murray Wins Freeride World Qualifier in Austria

Monday, 30 January 2017, 10:18 am | Snowsports

Hochfugen, Austria (28 January 2017) – New Zealander freeskier Craig Murray (Wanaka) has claimed victory at a Freeride World Qualifier 4-star competition held in the Austrian resort of Hochfugen. Anna Smoothy (Wanaka) finished fourth in the women’s ... More >>

Porteous goes from X Games Rookie to Silver Medallist

Sunday, 29 January 2017, 11:48 am | Snowsports

Aspen, USA (27 January 2017) – 17-year old freeskier Miguel Porteous (Christchurch) has gone from X Games rookie to silver medallist in one night, taking out second place in men’s superpipe in Aspen. As the sport’s big names came crashing down ... More >>

Europa Cup Win for Jamie Prebble in Switzerland

Friday, 27 January 2017, 10:31 am | Snowsports

Lenk, Switzerland (26 January 2017) – New Zealand ski cross racer Jamie Prebble (Christchurch) has raced to first place in the Europa Cup in Lenk, Switzerland. It was a convincing victory against a strong international field which included several ... More >>

Corey Peters in the Medals at World Champs

Thursday, 26 January 2017, 11:40 am | Snowsports

Tarvisio, Italy (25 January 2017) – New Zealand sit skier Corey Peters (New Plymouth) has earned a silver medal in Downhill on opening day at the 2017 World Para Alpine Skiing Championships in Italy. More >>

Corey Peters Claims Second World Cup Medal

Sunday, 15 January 2017, 7:33 pm | Snowsports

Innerkrems, Austria (14 January 2017) – NZ Para alpine skier Corey Peters (New Plymouth) added to his World Cup medal collection overnight, claiming silver in the Super-G at the Austrian resort of Innerkrems where the first World Cup speed races ... More >>

Top 8 for Tiarn Collins and Carlos Garcia Knight

Sunday, 15 January 2017, 7:32 pm | Snowsports

Media release: Top 8 for Tiarn Collins and Carlos Garcia Knight at World Cup Finals More >>

Jossi Wells through to Finals at Slopestyle World Cup

Friday, 13 January 2017, 11:56 am | Snowsports

Font Romeu, France (12 January 2017) - The 2016/2017 FIS Freestyle Skiing Slopestyle World Cup is underway in Font Romeu, France with NZ’s Jossi Wells (Wanaka) successfully through qualifying rounds against a stacked field. More >>

World Cup Win for NZ Para Alpine Skier Corey Peters

Friday, 13 January 2017, 10:38 am | Snowsports

Innerkrems, Austria (12 January 2017) – The first World Cup speed races of the Para alpine skiing season got underway in Innerkrems, Austria, today, with New Zealand’s Corey Peters tasting victory in the men’s Downhill. More >>

Super-G Gold for Adam Hall and Corey Peters

Sunday, 8 January 2017, 7:31 pm | Snowsports

Winter Park, USA (6 January 2017) – With their first World Cups of the season less than a week away, New Zealand Para alpine skiers Adam Hall (Wanaka) and Corey Peters (New Plymouth) look to be on top form. Both skiers won Super-G races in their ... More >>

NZ Park & Pipe Athletes Tick Boxes

Sunday, 18 December 2016, 7:30 pm | Snowsports

NZ Park & Pipe Athletes Tick Boxes on their Way to Olympic Qualifying Copper Mountain, USA (17 December 2016) – The Cardrona NZ Park & Pipe Team has today wrapped up a week of World Cup competition at Copper Mountain resort in the USA with ... More >>

Silver Medal for Corey Peters at IPC World Cup Finals

Tuesday, 3 February 2015, 11:44 am | Snowsports

St Moritz, Switzerland (2 February 2015) – NZ Paralympian Corey Peters (New Plymouth) has earned a silver medal in the Giant Slalom at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Alpine Skiing More >>

X Games Freeski Halfpipe Wrap - Wells Bros 9th and 15th

Sunday, 25 January 2015, 3:48 pm | Snowsports

Aspen, USA (23 January 2015) – The men’s freeski superpipe elimination rounds took place at X Games in Aspen, USA today with Cardrona NZ Park & Pipe Team members Byron Wells and Jossi Wells on the start list. Byron Wells finished ninth, just missing ... More >>

Development Camp Fostering Top Ski Racing Talent

Monday, 21 July 2014, 12:52 pm | Snowsports

Queenstown, New Zealand (21 July 2014) – Sixteen of New Zealand’s most promising young ski racers took part in a development camp at Queenstown’s Coronet Peak ski field last week under the watchful eye of US world cup ski team coach, Chris Knight. More >>

Beau-James Wells Claim’s NZ’s First Junior World Title

Monday, 31 March 2014, 11:27 am | Snowsports

Valmalenco, Italy- (30 March 2014) – Beau-James Wells (Wanaka) has won the Freeski Halfpipe Junior World Championships in Valmalenco, Italy. Beau qualified in first placed yesterday with a score of 86.2, but with his nearest rival Joel Gisler from ... More >>



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