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High winds forced the postponement of the 2012 Snow Sports NZ Junior Freeski & Snowboard National Championship on Wednesday with the Salomon Ski Halfpipe and K2 Snowboard Free-ride being re-scheduled...

Congratulations also to Ian Mclean who has been appointed as Snow Sports NZ’s Alpine and Cross Country Manager. Ian comes into the role with significant coaching and technical experience.

Alpine Update

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Congratulations to Fiona Boyer, Paul Brownsey and Adrian Farnsworth who were elected onto the Alpine Sports Committee (ASC) at the 2012 Alpine Forum.

Queenstown, New Zealand (3 October 2012) - Snow Sports New Zealand is delighted to have been awarded a grant by the SKYCITY Queenstown Casino Community Trust.

Taylor Rapley 21 (Queenstown) and Adam Barwood 20 (Queenstown) have been named the 2012 New Zealand National Ski champions after the titles were decided over just two disciplines, giant slalom...

Day Two of the 2012 Snow Sports NZ Junior Freeski & Snowboard National Championship saw competitors enjoying blue skies and spring snow conditions.

Queenstown, New Zealand (7 September 2012) – After horrendous weather conditions postponed the competition at the Remarkables, The North Face Freeski Open of New Zealand Big Mountain finals took place...

Queenstown, New Zealand (4 August 2012) – Athletes dealt with strong winds and difficult visibility yet surprisingly good snow in Shadow Basin, at the Remarkables, for The North Face Freeski...

New Zealand team member Taylor Rapley, 21, (Queenstown) had double success when she won the national giant slalom and slalom titles at the New Zealand National Alpine Championships at Coronet...

Wanaka, New Zealand (1 September 2012) – The North Face Freeski Open welcomed over sixty international freeskiers to fight it out in the halfpipe at Snow Park NZ today.

Day three of the K2 Big Mountain CHILL Series wrapped up this afternoon and it was another banger.

The level of competition was extremely high. Yet again we saw massive back flips. Cored threes and even a Rodeo 7.

It’s on! Come on up to Temple Basin for the 2012 Black Diamond Big Mountain, the final event in the 2012 CHILL Series.

Ana Zgraggen of Switzerland took out the women’s snowboard honours and is now level with Tess Carney after two days of competition.

A small dusting overnight did little to soften the conditions and with a full entry field, the skiing was tough come day end.

The Uni Snow Games start on Sunday (August 26) at Treble Cone in Wanaka, after which a week of competition including events such as Big Air, SlopeStyle and Giant Slalom...

Highly ranked New Zealand skier and current national champion  Ben Griffin, 25, (Ohakune) has returned to the circuit after an eleven month break from racing, proving he has still got...

Lake Wanaka, NZ (22 August 2012) - The first event of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic qualifying period took place under perfect ‘bluebird’ conditions at Cardrona Alpine Resort with the...

New Zealand team member Adam Barwood, 20, (Queenstown) was first placed Kiwi in both Japan Southern Cup FIS slaloms at Coronet Peak (August 15-18) while Harriet Miller-Brown, 20, (Queenstown) and...

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