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Snowboarders Carlos Garcia Knight and Tiarn Collins competed in qualifying rounds for the Slopestyle World Cup in Austria overnight (NZT) with both riders breezing through to finals.

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

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.

NZ freeskier Finn Bilous has been named as a finalist for the SKY NEXT Emerging Talent award.

With their first World Cups of the season less than a week away, Adam Hall and Corey Peters look to be on top form. Both skiers won Super-G races in their respective classes at International Paralympic Committee Alpine Skiing races in the USA today.

NZ Para alpine skier Adam Hall has started his 2017 season off with a win in Slalom at the International Paralympic Committee Alpine Skiing races in the USA.

The Cardrona NZ Park & Pipe Team has wrapped up a week of World Cup competition at Copper Mountain resort in the USA with several athletes achieving personal best results and ticking off qualifying criteria for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games.

Snow Sports NZ is delighted to have five nominees for the 54th Halberg Awards - the nation’s pre-eminent event to honour and celebrate sporting achievements by New Zealand teams and athletes in 2016.  

New Zealand ski cross racer Jamie Prebble has achieved a career best result finishing fifth in the World Cup held in Switzerland.

Finn Bilous and brothers Nico and Miguel Porteous competed at Rev Tour in the 22-foot superpipe against a 50-strong field and all made it through to the final 12. Nico finished in fifth place, Miguel sixth and Finn 10th.

A commanding performance on day two of competition has seen Kiwi freeskier Jossi Wells finish fourth overall at the 2016 Dew Tour.

Ski racer Georgia Willinger is celebrating ticking off a career goal after winning gold in the Downhill at the North American Cup held at Lake Louise ski resort in Alberta, Canada.

National ski team members Adam Barwood, Willis Feasey and Piera Hudson have just wrapped up three days of racing at Copper Mountain in the USA.

The return of para snowboarding to the 2017 Audi quattro Winter Games NZ, with the inclusion of a World Cup Banked Slalom at Treble Cone near Wanaka for the first...

The Winter Olympic qualifying period is underway and there are no two ways about it: it’s going to be a tough few months on the road to PyeongChang2018.

A new generation of talented young ski racers is set to compete at top level international events this season with a squad of 10 athletes in the U14 and U16 age categories selected to represent NZ at FIS Youth races in Europe and North America in early 2017.

Competition season has kicked off for NZ athletes in the Northern Hemisphere with Carlos Garcia Knight and Natalie Good competing at the FIS Snowboard Big Air World Cup in Milan, Italy.

Lake Wanaka, New Zealand (13 October 2016) –The Snow Sports NZ Alpine Youth Development Camp funded by the Snowvision Foundation took place in Wanaka from 10-11 October 2016.

The 2016 Cardrona NZ Junior Freeski and Snowboard National Championships took place from 3-8 October.  Check out how much fun everyone had competing at Cardrona Alpine Resort!

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