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Sochi, Russia- (17 February 2014 ) –  New Zealand Olympic Team freeskier Byron Wells has withdrawn from the men’s halfpipe competition at the Sochi Olympic Games due to injury.Wells was due...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

Sochi, Russia- (14 February 2014 ) –  Constant improvement and top push times saw skeleton racer Katherine Eustace claw back three places in her final day of competition to finish with...

Aspen, USA- (14 February 2014) – Recent podium results for New Zealand Paralympians Adam Hall and Corey Peters have them feeling confident ahead of the Sochi Paralympic Winter Games next month.

Kronplatz, Italy- (13 February 2014) – New Zealand ski cross racer Jamie Prebble (Christchurch) has achieved a podium result at the Red Bull Kronplatz Cross in Italy.

Sochi, Russia- (13 February 2014) – The eagerly anticipated men’s freeski slopestyle took place in Sochi tonight with New Zealand’s Jossi Wells making no secret of the fact that he would...

Sochi, Russia- (11 February 2014) Tough conditions in the halfpipe are not phasing Vancouver Olympian Bex Sinclair as she prepares for competition in the women’s snowboard halfpipe tonight (NZT 2300h) in...

Sochi, Russia- (12 February 2014) – The women’s snowboard halfpipe took place in Sochi on Wednesday evening with Rebecca ‘Bex’ Sinclair in action for New Zealand.

Sochi, Russia- (11 February 2014) –Tonight was the turn of New Zealand skier Anna Willcox-Silfverberg to test her mettle in the new Olympic discipline of freeski slopestyle.

Sochi, Russia- (9 February 2014) – Three New Zealand snowboarders were amongst the 12 riders contesting the semi-final rounds of the women’s snowboard slopestyle at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park in...

Sochi, Russia - (5 February 2014) –  Conditions look perfect for day one of Olympic competition as four Kiwi snowboarders prepare to open the games for New Zealand tonight.

Sochi, Russia - (4 February 2014) –  The New Zealand Olympic Committee has named long track speed skater and Vancouver Olympian Shane Dobbin flag bearer for the Sochi Olympic Winter Games.Dobbin was...

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