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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.
7 months ago
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.
7 months ago
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.
NZ ski racer Piera Hudson faced the toughest of weather conditions at Wanlong Ski Resort in China, battling temperatures of minus thirty-five degrees as well as strong winds, but managed to maintain a first run lead in the Giant Slalom and charge home for the win.
NZ skiers are making their presence felt on the international stage with Piera Hudson claiming bronze in Slalom at the Far East Cup in China, and Beau-James Wells, Nico Porteous and Miguel Porteous qualifying first, second and third at the Freeski Halfpipe World Cup in the USA.
Piera Hudson has achieved a career best performance at her first World Cup of the season, skiing from start bib 59 to finish 26th in the Slalom at the Killington Cup in Vermont, USA.
It has been a busy weekend of competition for New Zealand’s top skiers and snowboarders, with athletes competing at three World Cups in Austria, China and the USA.
The 2018 Air + Style Beijing big air World Cup went down on Saturday night at the iconic Bird’s Nest stadium with a heavy showing from the six ladies and 11 men in the finals. Zoi Sadowski-Synnott achieved the top result among the NZ team, finishing in fourth place.