Snow Sports NZ sent six U16 and six U14 athletes to this year’s Whistler Cup, April 11 - 14 2019, where U14’s Mikayla Smyth (CAST, Wanaka Ski and Snow Sports...
Mitchell Davern has signalled that he will be one to watch in coming seasons, with a win at the World Rookie Tour Slopestyle finals in Kitzsteinhorn – Zell am See-Kaprun, Austria
NZ athletes have once again made their presence felt on the world stage with skier Jess Hotter and snowboarder Finn Duffy winning their respective categories at the Nendaz Freeride World Qualifier four-star competition in Switzerland.
Alice Robinson has claimed New Zealand’s first Alpine Ski Racing World Cup medal in 17 years, finishing with a silver medal in Giant Slalom at the FIS Alpine World Cup Finals in Andorra
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Alice Robinson has finished in the silver medal position at the Europa Cup Super G in Italy. Starting from bib 31 Robinson finished 0.12s behind winner Roberta Melesi (ITA)
New Zealand athletes have achieved strong results at the pinnacle event on the junior freeride calendar with Ronan Thompson finishing just off the podium in fourth place in men's snowboard and Alistair Garland fifth in men's ski at the Junior World Championships in Austria.
The world’s premier junior freeride event will take place in Austria this week, with two NZ athletes featuring on the start list. Skier Alistair Garland and snowboarder Ronan Thompson are en-route to Kappl, Austria for the Freeride Junior World Championship (FJWC) scheduled for March 13-15.
Nico Porteous has finished in second place on the 2018-2019 Freeski Halfpipe World Cup tour rankings following the final competition of the season held on Saturday at Mammoth Mountain in the USA.
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Alice Robinson has delivered another stunning performance, continuing her rapid rise up the world rankings with a 16th place finish at the World Cup Giant Slalom in the Czech Republic.
Zoi Sadowski-Synnott has claimed a triple crown in snowboarding, this morning earning slopestyle victory at the 37th Annual Burton U.S Open Snowboarding Championships.
Snow Sports NZ and The Snowvision Foundation have signed an agreement which will see Snowvision become the naming rights sponsor of the New Zealand Alpine Youth Championships, Selection Camp, and...
Zoi Sadowski-Synnott has maintained top form in the semi final rounds of the 37th Annual Burton U.S Open Snowboarding Championships, earning the highest score in today’s slopestyle event.
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Adam Hall has been named ISPS Handa Para athlete of the Year for 2018 at the 56th ISPS Handa Halberg Awards during a ceremony at Spark Arena in Auckland.
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.
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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.
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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.