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Utah, USA- (5 March 2014) – Skier Sam Smoothy has earned his second podium spot on the 2014 Freeride World Tour, taking out third place at the Snowbird Ski and Summer...

New Zealand’s junior park and pipe athletes are storming through their northern hemisphere season claiming podium spots along the way.

Adam Hall is all set to defend his standing slalom title in the 2014 Sochi Paralympic Winter Games in Russia.  Should he do so he will have a large army...

When to WatchThe games will take place from 7-16 March and New Zealand will be represented by three athletes: skiers Adam Hall and Corey Peters and snowboarder Carl Murphy.Click here...

Kappl-Paznaun, Austria - (23 February 2014) – For the second weekend running New Zealand freeskier Neil Williman has claimed a podium position on the Freeride World Qualifier (FWQ) Tour.

Sochi, Russia- (24 February 2014 ) – As the symbolic Olympic torch that has burned for 17 days in the Black Sea resort town of Sochi is extinguished this morning (NZT),...

Sochi, Russia (22 February 2014) - Adam Barwood had the honour of rounding out the New Zealand Olympic winter team’s 2014 campaign when he competed in the men’s Slalom at the...

Snow Sports New Zealand is pleased to announce that two New Zealand Ski Team athletes will be competing at the FIS Junior World Championships in Jasna, Slovakia from 26 February...

Sochi, Russia (20 February 2014) - Janina Kuzma was the last of the New Zealand Olympic winter team to begin competition when she took to the halfpipe in Rosa Khutor on...

Janina Kuzma drops in to the Extreme Park halfpipe from 3.30am tomorrow morning (21 Feb).

Winner of the 2013 Snow Sport NZ Men’s Masters Award, Walter Underberger, has been enjoying another successful Northern Hemisphere competition season.

Sochi, Russia ( 19 February 2014) - The focus of the New Zealand Olympic Winter team turned to the Rosa Khutor Alpine Park on Wednesday as ski racer Adam Barwood lined...

Sochi, Russia (19 February 2014) - The men’s freeski halfpipe took place in Sochi on Tuesday night with three New Zealanders amongst the field of 28 competitors striving to earn the...

Sochi, Russia- (17 February 2014 ) –  Shane Dobbin has recorded New Zealand’s best result at the Olympic Winter Games since 1992 with seventh placing in the men’s 10,000m speed skating...

Byron Wells Withdraws

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Sochi, Russia- (17 February 2014 ) –  New Zealand Olympic Team freeskier Byron Wells has withdrawn from the men’s halfpipe competition at the Sochi Olympic Games due to injury.Wells was due...

Axamer Lizum, Austria- (16 February 2014) – A win at the three star Freeride World Qualifier event in Austria, has given New Zealand freeskier Neil Williman a much needed confidence boost...

Snow Sports New Zealand is grateful to The R.S Duncan Trust which has provided $3750 for an Alpine Junior Development Speed Camp at Mt Hutt on the 27th & 28th August 2014.

Dobbin Set for 10K

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Sochi, Russia- (17 February 2014 ) –  Shane Dobbin is laying down the times required to pull off a strong race at the Sochi Olympic Games taking place late tonight in...

Snow Sports NZ staff and athletes were deeply saddened today to hear of the tragic loss of young snowboarder Hamish Bagley.

Sochi, Russia- (15 February 2014 ) –  Ben Sandford’s strong driving ability ensured him a spot in the final of the men’s skeleton at the Sochi Olympic Games to finish in...

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