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The first World Cup competition on the QRC Winter Games NZ, fuelled by Forsyth Barr programme got underway today at Cardrona Alpine Resort, one day earlier than originally scheduled.

NZ Alpine ski racer Piera Hudson has notched up a win at the ANC Slalom in Australia, finishing 0.24s ahead of World Cup skier Josephine Forni (FRA).

Recapping the 2019 NZ Alpine National Championships Giant Slalom! A behind-the-scenes look at everything that goes in to race day and the history and passion behind our sport.

The finals of the Spy Optics NZ Freestyle Open RookieFest Slopestyle took place at Cardrona today with Gustav Legnavsky achieving the top result amongst NZ men, finishing sixth in the 12-man final. Women’s finals were cancelled due to wind meaning that Ruby Andrews  would finish second in women’s ski based on qualifying results.

The qualifying heats of the Spy Optics NZ Freestyle Open RookieFest Slopestyle took place at Cardrona Alpine Resort today. Ruby Andrews and Luca Harrington were the top-placed NZ athletes, finishing second in their ski heats.

Alice Robinson and Willis Feasey were crowned National Slalom Champions today, on the final day of the New Zealand Alpine National Championships at Coronet Peak.

 A strong international field of 84 racers battled it out on the course set on The Hurdle run with Willis Feasey emerging as the NZ National GS Champion.

Alice Robinson has carried through her success from the northern hemisphere season to home snow, winning the NZ National Women’s Giant Slalom Championship title at her training ground of Coronet Peak. 

The southern hemisphere competition season is off to a good start for the NZ Park & Pipe team with freeskiers Jackson Wells and Ben Barclay claiming two medals apiece at ANC Big Air competitions in Australia.

Snow Sports NZ are pleased to announce that Nic Cavanagh has been appointed as High Performance Director.

It is with sadness but positive reflection that we announce that after 12 years as the High Performance Director for Snow Sports NZ Ashley Light has decided to resign from...

The Snow Sports NZ Board has completed the CEO recruitment process and is pleased to announce the appointment of Jan Shearer who has been the Acting CEO.

Alpine Ski Racer Alice Robinson shares her story in the latest in our #BeNext series.

School holidays are coming up and it's the perfect time to unleash your little ripper! Intro to QAST Holiday Programme is the pathway into the Queenstown Alpine Ski Team.

Milan-Cortina (ITA) will host the Olympic Winter Games 2026. The decision was taken today (24 June 2019) during the 134th Session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Lausanne, (SUI).

Para Alpine Ski Racer Patrick Cooper was one of 18 New Zealand Paralympians acknowledged and celebrated as part of Paralympics New Zealand's Celebration Project at an event in Hamilton last night...

Following an outstanding year of results, snowboarder Zoi Sadowski-Synnott has been nominated for the Best Female Action Sports Athlete award at the ESPYS.

Snow Sports NZ are pleased to announce the selection of the following athletes to the NZ National Alpine Ski Team.

The first competition in the 2019 Snow Sports NZ Slopestyle Series took place at Snowplanet on 1 June. 

The Athlete Scholarships for the Beijing Winter Olympic Games have now been released. These Scholarships are designed to assist athletes preparing and attempting to qualify for the Games. 

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