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NZ snowboarder Carlos Garcia Knight (Christchurch) was the top scoring competitor in the slopestyle qualifying heats of the FIS Freestyle Ski & Snowboard World Championships held on Thursday in the Spanish...
Today, Thursday 9 March 2017, marks exactly ‘one year to go’ until the start of the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games.
With two days to go until test events for the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games get underway in PyeongChang, Korea, Cardrona NZ Para Alpine Ski Team member Corey Peters has claimed a World Cup silver medal in Super-G.
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Good luck to the New Zealand Team heading to the Special Olympics World Games 2017 in Austria. The Games take place in Schladming from 14-25 March.
NZ ski cross racer Jamie Prebble has closed out his 2016/17 Audi FIS Ski Cross World Cup season with a strong result, finishing in 12th place.
With over 100 riders and a start list of who is who in the world of slopestyle freestyle skiing, the level of riding was extremely high on March 2nd, 2017 for the Freeski World Cup Qualifiers in beautiful Silvaplana near St Moritz.
Skier Sam Lee has claimed victory at a Freeride World Qualifier Tour event in Austria, adding to a string of top results and solidifying this season as the most successful of his career to date.
Up-and-coming Para alpine ski racers Aaron Ewen and Samuel Tate are enjoying success in their first full season competing at IPC sanctioned events on the international stage. The pair has recently wrapped up an intensive month of racing at events in the USA and Canada, with both skiers earning several podium placings.
The 2017 Alpine World Champs in St Moritz have now wrapped up with the New Zealand team coming away with some strong results and positive learning experiences.
Montafon, Austria (19 February 2017) – 17-year-old Queenstown snowboarder Finn Duffy has won a Freeride Junior Tour competition, staged at the Austrian resort of Montafon on Sunday.
Nico Porteous has finished eighth in the halfpipe World Cup event staged in Bokwang Phoenix Park, which also served as the official test event ahead of the next year's PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games.
NZ freeskier Nico Porteous has claimed a top 10 spot in the halfpipe qualifications for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic test event staged at Bokwang Phoenix Park, taking him through to the final rounds of the World Cup to be staged on Saturday 18 February.
Sam Lee is charging through his first season on the Freeride World Tour, yesterday claiming a fourth place finish at the second tour stop in Andorra. The result comes off the back of an eighth place finish at the competition opener staged at the same ski area in the Pyrenees a week ago.
Snow Sports NZ is pleased to name a group of 11 athletes to compete in the 2017 Alpine World Junior Championship in Are, Sweden from 6-14 March 2017
Queenstown ski racer Alice Robinson has positioned herself as one of the world’s top ski racers for her age group, winning the U16 Giant Slalom and finishing second in Slalom at a top level youth race in Slovenia over the weekend.
New Zealand’s young freeride athletes continue to perform well against strong international fields with snowboarder Finn Duffy claiming third place at the Eldorado Junior Freeride three-star competition in Andorra over the weekend.
Zoi Sadowski Synnott is proving herself a force to be reckoned with in her first season on the FIS World Cup Tour, today earning a bronze medal in Big Air in Quebec, Canada.
The Cardrona NZ Park and Pipe Team has travelled to Quebec, Canada to compete in slopestyle and big air World Cups from February 9 to 12, 2017. Competition got off to a good start today with Tiarn Collins and Zoi Sadowski Synnott qualifying for finals in the Snowboard Big Air and Jossi Wells through in the Freeski Slopestyle.
Wanaka skier Sam Lee has ticked off his goal of a top 10 result at his first ever Freeride World Tour competition, finishing eighth in last night’s (NZT) event staged in the Andorran resort of Vallnord-Arcalis.
Today, February 9th 2017, marks 'one year to go’ until New Zealand’s top snow and ice sport athletes compete at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games.