It was a weekend of celebration for New Zealand’s Junior snow sports athletes. On Friday evening freeskier Beau-James Wells was named Junior Sportsman of the Year at the Otago Sports Awards.
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Winter is just around the corner and NZ snow resorts are gearing up for the season. Here are the provisional opening dates - snow and weather dependent.
The role and functions of the Alpine Sport Committee are outlined in Part IV of the Snow Sports NZ Constitution (pp 28-32). The Alpine Sport Committee is made up of...
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The New Zealand Olympic Committee is pleased to announce that the Athlete Scholarships for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games have now been released by the International Olympic Committee.
Snow Sports NZ Alpine Forum Queenstown Events Centre Mezzanine Meeting Room 5pm – 8pm on Sunday 12 June
Lake Wanaka, New Zealand (15 April 2016) – NZ’s popular, long-running freeride event is reaching new heights and pushing new boundaries for 2016.
Copper Mountain, USA (13 April 2016) – Wanaka freeskier Finn Bilous has capped off a hugely successful season of international competition by claiming back to back wins at The United States...
Cromwell, New Zealand (11 April 2016) - Freeskier Janina Kuzma has been named Central Otago Sportsperson of the Year for the second year in a row.
Reykjavik, Iceland (3 April 2016) – NZ ski racer Tai Juneau (Oakura) has won the Icelandic National Championship Men’s Giant Slalom in Reykjavik.
Rogla, Slovenia (4 April 2016) – Queenstown snowboardcross racer Duncan Campbell has finished his northern hemisphere season on a high with second place at the Junior World Championships in Slovenia.
Verbier, Switzerland (2 April 2016) - Wanaka Skier Craig Murray has been crowned champion of the Junior Freeride Tour following the final event in Verbier, Switzerland over the weekend."I went...
As the 2016 northern hemisphere winter season draws to a close NZ ski racers continue to put together medal winning performances at top level junior events.
Axamer Lizum, Austria (27 March 2016) - A year after suffering a season-ending knee injury Wanaka skier Sam Lee has made a convincing return to competition.
Christchurch, New Zealand (30 March 2016) - We wish Nick Prebble all the best for his future endeavours following his announcement yesterday that he will be retiring from Alpine Ski Racing.
In December 2015 we advised members that Snow Sports NZ’s community sport funding from Sport NZ was to be significantly reduced from 1 July 2016.
Flachauwinkl, Austria (20 March 2016) - Fresh off the back of his fourth place finish at the Burton Open, Christchurch snowboarder Carlos Garcia Knight has finished in second place at The...
Crans-Montana, Switzerland (20 March 2016) - New Zealand freeskiers were on form at the Swiss Freeski Open at Crans-Montana in Switzerland on Sunday 20 March.
Mammoth Mountain, USA (20 March 2016)- Queenstown ski racer Alice Robinson posted some outstanding results at the USSA Western Regional Championships at Mammoth Mountain in the USA.
Seven Springs, USA (17 March 2016) – Freeskiing brothers Nico and Miguel Porteous (Christchurch) had a winning day at the US Revolution Tour halfpipe competition at Seven Springs Resort in the...
Vogel, Slovenia (13 March 2016) - Queenstown skier Adie Lawrence battled tough weather conditions to take out the win in freeski slopestyle at the Europa Cup in the Slovenian ski resort...