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Are you ready for winter? Have you found your gear/ the kids’ gear and checked it still fits? Are the snow chains ready and waiting in the car, do you...

Snow Sports New Zealand and Cardrona Alpine Resort Limited have signed a Partnership Agreement which will see Cardrona become an official resort partner of Snow Sports NZ, the naming rights...

Whistler, Canada –(21 April 2014) – New Zealand’s freeskiing brothers Jossi and Beau-James Wells have ended their northern hemisphere season on a high after competing at the World Skiing Invitational, which...

Following para-snowboard's spectacular debut at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games, IPC Alpine Skiing has announced that it is looking to introduce a new discipline for the 2014/2015 season and...

Snow Sports NZ Freeski Coach Bruce Wells has won the Coach of the Year title at the Central Otago Sports Awards held on Friday 11 April.

7 April 2014 -Freeskiers Finn Bilous and Miguel Porteous have finished off their northern hemisphere season with second and third place finishes in halfpipe at the USASA National Championships at...

Keystone, USA –(6 April 2014) – New Zealand snowboarder Christy Prior has won the Community Cup Slopestyle event at Keystone resort in the US also picking up awards for best method...

Ischgl, Austria –(3 April 2014) – New Zealand snowboarder Sam Christie has qualified in first place in slopestyle at the 2014 VÖLKL World Rookie Finals in Austria.

Valmalenco, Italy- (3 April 2014) – The 2014 FIS Freeski and Snowboard Junior World Championships is a wrap, the New Zealand team having achieved a podium result in each sport.

Copper Mountain, USA (2 April 2014) - Kiwi snowboarder Freeman Andrews (Tauranga) has claimed first place in halfpipe at the USA Snowboard Association National Champs in Colorado.

New Zealand ski racer Elizabeth Reid (Invercargill) has won four gold medals at the FIS children's race held in Pra Loup and Le Sauze in the French Alps from 27...

Valmalenco, Italy (29 March 2014) - It was another good day in Valmalenco, Italy for the New Zealand freeskiers and snowboarders competing at the Junior World Championships.

Valmalenco, Italy- (30 March 2014) – Beau-James Wells has won the Freeski Halfpipe Junior World Championships in Valmalenco, Italy.

Verbier, Switzerland- (30 March 2014) –With a new coat of 50cm of fresh snow, the mythical Bec des Rosses in Verbier, Switzerland, promised an epic final competition of the Swatch...

Valmalenco, Italy (26 March 2014) - The New Zealand solidified its 2014 Junior World Championships campaign in excellent fashion today with a podium for 15 year-old Lyon Farrell who finished second...

Valmalenco, Italy (25 March 2014) - The FIS World Junior Freeski & Snowboard Championships are underway in Valmalenco, Italy with the New Zealand contingent off to a strong start.

Masters ski racer Walter Unterberger has added two more podium results to an already successful 2013-2014 northern hemisphere season. 

Following a challenging season due to difficult snow and weather conditions all over the northern hemisphere, the SWATCH FREERIDE WORLD TOUR BY THE NORTH FACE® (FWT) now heads to Verbier, Switzerland,...

Sochi, Russia (15 March 2014) – New Zealand sit skier Corey Peters returned to the slopes of the Rosa Khutor Alpine Centre on Saturday for the NZ team’s final event of...

Corey Peters returns to the slopes tonight for the NZ team's last event of the Sochi Paralympic Winter Games.

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