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Stellar season for Volkl NZ Skiers

Wednesday, 16 October 2019, 8:36 am | Snowsports

Freeskiers Finn Bilous and Manu Barnard put Volkl skis on the podium for first and second place respectively at the Winter Games TNC Big Mountain Two Star competition. More >>

Challenging Conditions at NZ Freestyle Open Halfpipe

Thursday, 16 August 2018, 8:03 pm | Snowsports

Solid Results for Young Kiwi Athletes in Challenging Conditions at Spy Optics FIS NZ Freestyle Open Halfpipe Cardrona, New Zealand (16 August 2018) – Competition moved to the halfpipe at Cardrona Alpine Resort today for the final event in The ... More >>

Hank Bilous Qualifies for Freeride World Tour

Monday, 9 April 2018, 12:10 pm | Snowsports

Obergurgl-Hochgurgl, Austria (8 April 2018) – New Zealand skier Hank Bilous (Wanaka) has qualified for the 2019 Freeride World Tour after finishing third at the Freeride World Qualifier 4- star event held in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl, Austria on 7 April. More >>

Craig Murray Finishes Second in Freeride World Tour Andorra

Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 11:03 am | Snowsports

Vallnord Arcalis, Andorra (7 March 2018) – New Zealand skier Craig Murray has finished in second place at the Freeride World Tour event held in Vallnord-Arcalis, Andorra last night (NZT). More >>

NZ Paralympian Adam Hall Wins World Cup Gold Medal

Saturday, 23 December 2017, 11:23 am | Snowsports

Kuhtai, Austria (22 December 2017) –New Zealand Paralympian Adam Hall has won gold at the last World Para Alpine Skiing World Cup of the year, claiming the fastest overall time in the men’s standing Slalom in Kuhtai, Austria. The result comes ... More >>

Victory for NZ Ski Racer Alice Robinson in North America Cup

Sunday, 17 December 2017, 1:43 pm | Snowsports

Panorama, Canada (16 December 2017) – 16-year-old New Zealand ski racer Alice Robinson (Queenstown) has earned an impressive win against a strong international field in a North America Cup (NorAm) Giant Slalom race in Panorama, Canada. More >>

Miguel Porteous Through to Freeski Superpipe Finals

Thursday, 14 December 2017, 6:38 pm | Snowsports

Breckenridge, USA (13 December 13, 2017) - The 2017 Winter Dew Tour got underway in Colorado, USA today with NZ freeskier Miguel Porteous (Christchurch) earning himself a spot in the men's superpipe finals. More >>

NZ Freeskiers Through to Finals in Stacked World Cup Field

Thursday, 7 December 2017, 2:35 pm | Snowsports

Copper Mountain, USA (6 December 2017) – New Zealand freeski halfpipe specialists Beau-James Wells (Wanaka) and Nico Porteous (Christchurch) have successfully qualified for finals within a hard-hitting World Cup field in the USA More >>

Junior Nationals Wrap Up with Smith Skier-Cross

Friday, 6 October 2017, 6:56 pm | Snowsports

Lake Wanaka, New Zealand (6 October 2017) – The final day of competition in the 2017 Snow Sports NZ Junior Ski and Snowboard National Championships wrapped up at Cardrona Alpine Resort near Wanaka today with the Smith Skier-Cross and Salomon Snowboard ... More >>

Junior Nationals Day 3: Smith Ski & Snowboard Slopestyle

Friday, 6 October 2017, 9:30 am | Snowsports

Calm conditions and blue skies set the scene for the Smith Ski and Snowboard Slopestyle on day three of the Snow Sports NZ Junior Ski and Snowboard National Championships at Cardrona Alpine Resort today. With International Ski Federation (FIS) points, ... More >>

Skiers and Snowboarders Warm Up

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 4:53 pm | Snowsports

Skiers and Snowboarders Warm Up for Audi quattro Winter Games NZ with first Halfpipe Competition of the NZ Season. More >>

Robinson & Feasey Crowned National Giant Slalom Champs

Tuesday, 8 August 2017, 8:51 am | Snowsports

Alice Robinson and Willis Feasey Crowned National Giant Slalom Champs in Solid Day of Racing for NZ Skiers More >>

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 >>