Archive: 2017

Here you’ll find all the latest news from Snow Sports NZ. Search by category down the left hand side or by tagged athlete by clicking their name at the top of their articles.


The first slopestyle event, and first event on the Talent ID Pathway, was held yesterday at The Remarkables and couldn't have been on a better day.

Snow Sports New Zealand and Treble Cone have signed a Partnership Agreement which will see Treble Cone become the official resort partner of the NZ Freeride Team.

The Snowvision Rising Stars Camp offers New Zealand’s next generation of alpine superstars, a chance to get a taste of what it takes to achieve success on the world stage.

On Saturday June 24th, six of the South Island’s premier ski resorts will be giving tertiary students with a current New Zealand student ID, the opportunity to ski or snowboard...

Snowboarder Tiarn Collins has been named Steve Mowat Building & Construction Ltd Junior Sportsman of the Year at the ASB Otago Sports Awards.

Stunning scenery, world's best talent and Kiwi hospitality are set to be showcased to a global audience with Audi quattro Winter Games NZ revealing its most diverse event yet and all free to view, both on mountain, on ice and on TVNZ’s Duke Channel and 1. 

Snow sports athletes were well represented at the Central Otago Sports Awards held in Queenstown on April 28.  Jossi Wells was named Central Otago's top sportsman for 2016 and the region's supreme athlete. 

As a busy season spent competing throughout Europe and North America draws to a close, New Zealand ski racers Adam Barwood and Willis Feasey have posted career best results at the FIS race series in Aspen, USA.

NZ ski racers Adam Barwood and Willis Feasey have rounded out their Northern Hemisphere season with gold and silver medals in Super-G at the Surefoot Spring Series in the USA. 

Tiarn Collins has claimed a bronze medal at the Junior World Championship slopestyle in Spindleruv Mlyn in the Czech Republic.

New Zealand skiers have been showcasing their talents on the international freeride circuit  with Craig Murray winning the Freeride World Qualifier tour event in Austria today, and Sam Lee  earning his first Freeride World Tour podium with a third place in Alaska.

Zoi Sadowski Synnott  has triumphed in the 2016-17 season's slopestyle World Cup finale which was staged at the in Spindleruv Mlyn, Czech Republic on Saturday 25 March. It is the 16-year-old teenage snowboarder’s first World Cup win.

Sam Lee has earned his first podium placing on the Freeride World Tour, the sport’s most prestigious competition. Lee finished in third place in today’s competition in Haines, Alaska which is the penultimate stop in the five-stop world tour.

The 2016/17 ski cross season came to a satisfying conclusion on Saturday at the Sierra Nevada 2017 Freestyle Ski & Snowboard World Championships with New Zealand ski cross racer Jamie Prebble earning a silver medal.

With just under one year to go until the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games get underway in South Korea, New Zealand sit-skier Corey Peters has claimed a silver medal at the test event currently being held in PyeongChang. 

NZ Speed Skier Tawny Wagstaff will tell you it’s “the best feeling in the world.

New Zealand snowboarders continue to post impressive results at their pinnacle event of the season with Duncan Campbell finishing fifth in the snowboard cross finals at the Sierra Nevada 2017 FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships in Spain on Sunday.

New Zealand snowboarder Finn Duffy has claimed his third podium finish of the 2017 northern hemisphere season, winning the Freeride Junior Tour stop in Fieberbrunn, Austria on Saturday (11 March).

 NZ freeskier Jackson Wells has landed a bronze medal on debut at the X Games, one of the most prestigious events on the international freeski competition circuit.

New Zealand snowboarder Zoi Sadowski Synnott (Wanaka) had two good reasons to celebrate this week: her sixteenth birthday on Monday (6 March) followed by earning a silver medal at her...

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