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Alice Robinson has been crowned Junior World Champion in Giant Slalom.  This is the first time a New Zealander has won a Junior World title in alpine ski racing.

NZ freeride athletes have posted strong results at the latest competition in the Freeride World Qualifier series with Jessica Hotter and Blake Marshall now leading the women’s and men’s ski rankings and eyeing places on the Freeride World Tour.

 A silver medal at the FIS Freeski Halfpipe World Cup in Calgary has put New Zealand’s Nico Porteous to the top of the World Cup Tour leader board.

Alice Robinson  has posted an impressive result at the FIS World Ski Championships in Are, Sweden, with the fastest time in the second run of the ladies’ Giant Slalom, 17th overall and first place amongst junior (u21) racers.

In a first for New Zealand, 17-year-old Zoi Sadowski-Synnott has claimed the FIS World Championship title in women’s snowboard slopestyle. 

Alice Robinson has won a European Cup Giant Slalom in Germany, the first NZ athlete to do so since Claudia Riegler in 2001 in Slalom. The 17-year-old now holds the world number ranking for U18 ladies’ Giant Slalom and second in U21.

Craig Murray has claimed a win on the second stop of the 2019 Freeride World Tour in British Columbia, Canada. 20-year-old Murray is one of the youngest riders on the tour and this is his first victory. 

Finn Bilous has finished fifth in Freeski Big Air at the Utah 2019 FIS Snowboard, Freestyle and Freeski World Championships.

NZ freeskiers have landed top results at the Junior Worlds Halfpipe in Leysin with Ruby Andrews landing a bronze medal and Luca Harrington placing fifth.

Zoi Sadowski Synnott has claimed the gold medal in snowboard slopestyle at X Games, backing up the silver medal she earned in snowboard big air.

It’s a case of déjà vu for New Zealand snow sports with Olympic Winter medallists Nico Porteous and Zoi Sadowski Synnott both claiming X Games medals on the same day. The 17-year-olds are in Aspen for the invitation-only event, considered one of the most prestigious on the winter sports calendar.

Para alpine skier Corey Peters is preparing for his first race of the 2019 World Para Alpine Skiing Championships with the Giant Slalom scheduled to get underway at 10pm tonight (Monday...

Maria Kuzma finished just off the podium in fourth place in women’s snowboard and Craig Murray fifth in the men’s ski category at the first stop of the Freeride World Tour in Hakuba, Japan today.

The Halberg Foundation has announced nine sporting highlights for New Zealand’s Favourite Sporting Moment of 2018 – the only category voted for by the public at the 56th ISPS Handa Halberg Awards 

Finn Bilous has finished in eighth place within a highly competitive field at the first slopestyle World Cup competition of 2019 in Font Romeu, France.

Adam Hall, Corey Peters, Nico Porteous and Zoi Sadowski-Synnott are amongst  27 finalists announced for the 56th ISPS Handa Halberg Awards. 

2018 will finish on a high note for New Zealand Winter Olympic bronze medallist Nico Porteous who today claimed the first World Cup medal of his career, a silver in the Freeski Halfpipe. 

Para alpine skier Adam Hall has wrapped up his 2018 competition season with a silver medal in Slalom at the World Para Alpine Skiing Europa Cup in St Moritz, Switzerland.

Piera Hudson will close out 2018 holding the lead in the ladies’ Giant Slalom and overall standings in the Far East Cup (FEC) series, and having made a significant jump up the world rankings.

NZ freeskier Miguel Porteous has claimed the first World Cup medal of his career, claiming silver at the FIS Freeski Halfpipe World Cup at Copper Mountain in the USA.

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