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NZ alpine ski racers have made a solid start to their World Championships campaign with Willis Feasey finishing 34th and Adam Barwood 44th in the men's Super-G.
Slalom proved to be the NZ team’s most successful discipline at Trofeu Borrufa last week (30 January - 2 February 2017) in Andorra with Will Cashmore taking home the bronze...
Zoi Sadowski Synnott claimed a fourth place finish at her first World Cup and Tiarn Collins finished in eighth place in the snowboard slopestyle final at the Toyota U.S. Grand Prix stop in Mammoth Mountain.
Three New Zealand athletes were amongst sixty of the best young riders from around the world who were invited to compete on the technical slopes of the Andorran ski resort of Grandvalira for the most prestigious event in junior freeride: The Freeride Junior World Championships.
The first of back-to-back Audi FIS Ski Cross World Cup races scheduled to take place in Feldberg (GER) this weekend was cut short on Saturday after noon due to a winter storm that blue into the area during the competition.
NZ snowboardcross racer Duncan Campbell finished 22nd in the 2016-17 season's third snowboard cross World Cup race which was staged in Bansko (BUL) today.
Mt Hutt Ski Club member Georgia Bushell has wrapped up a successful race series in the USA, climbing the podium four times over the course of the week-long FIS series.
The Freeride World Qualifier 4-star event held in Les Arcs, France on 3 February had a distinctly Kiwi flavour with three New Zealand athletes making the podium. Sam Lee placed second in men’s ski, Maria Kuzma second in women’s snowboard and Roland Morley Brown second in men’s snowboard.
New Zealand snowboarders were on impressive form in the qualifying rounds of the Snowboard Slopestyle World Cup staged at Mammoth Mountain in the USA today. Zoi Sadowski Synnott and Tiarn Collins both qualified for finals.
The Para Alpine Skiing World Championships have finished on a high for the New Zealand team with Adam Hall earning a bronze medal in Slalom on the final day of racing in the Italian resort of Tarvisio. The result brings the medal tally to three with Corey Peters earning silver medals in the Downhill and Super-G last week.
New Zealander freeskier Craig Murray has claimed victory at a Freeride World Qualifier 4-star competition held in the Austrian resort of Hochfugen. Anna Smoothy finished fourth in the women’s freeski division.
Cardrona NZ Park & Pipe team members have been in action at the snowboard and freeski slopestyle World Cup in Seiser Alm, Italy this weekend. Finn Bilous and Jackson Wells made it through to the top 16 freeski final with Finn finishing sixth and Jackson 13th. Snowboarder Tiarn Collins did not progress past semi-finals rounds and finished 12th overall.
17-year-old freeskier Miguel Porteous has gone from X Games rookie to silver medallist in one night, taking out second place in men’s superpipe in Aspen.
The Cardrona NZ Park and Pipe team has chalked up another successful round of World Cup qualifying results with the freeskiers in action on the Slopestyle course at the Italian resort of Seiser Alm on Thursday. Jackson Wells finished fourth in his heat, earning him the direct route to finals, while fifth-place finisher Finn Bilous will move through to semi-finals.
NZ Para alpine skier Corey Peters has finished in the medals at the World Championships in Italy for the second time in two days. Peters earned the silver medal in Super-G, to match his silver medal in Downhill on Wednesday.
New Zealand ski cross racer Jamie Prebble has raced to first place in the Europa Cup in Lenk, Switzerland.
With the 2016-17 Slopestyle World Cup season now in full swing, the Cardrona NZ Park and Pipe team has travelled to the South Tyrolean resort of Seiser Alm for the tour’s third event. The snowboarders were the first to take on the six feature course for today’s qualifying rounds with NZ’s Tiarn Collins once again putting together a strong performance and making the cut for semi-finals.
New Zealand sit skier Corey Peters has earned a silver medal in Downhill on opening day at the 2017 World Para Alpine Skiing Championships in Italy.
The next generation of New Zealand freeride athletes is making its mark on the world stage, with a Kiwi landing on the podium at a Junior Freeride Tour competition for the second weekend in a row. Finn Duffy placed second in men’s snowboard at the three-star competition held in the French resort of Les Arcs on Sunday.
More than 100 of the world’s best skiers from 30 countries have arrived in Tarvisio, Italy, for the 2017 World Para Alpine Skiing Championships which began with the Opening Ceremony on Sunday (22 January). New Zealand’s Adam Hall will compete in the men’s standing events and Corey Peters in the sitting events.