Archive: 2021

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.


Zoi Sadowski-Synnott (20 years old) has taken an impressive win this morning in the Women’s Snowboard slopestyle finals at the prestigious invite only Dew Tour this morning.

Nico Porteous, Zoi Sadowski-Synnott and Finn Bilous will all be competing in the finals of their respective disciplines at the Winter Dew Tour this weekend.

Alpine Ski Racer Alice Robinson has wrapped up an exciting weekend of World Cup racing with a career-best result in Super-G. Alice finished just 0.

Nico Porteous has claimed his first Freeski Halfpipe World Cup medal of the 2021/22 season with a second-place finish at Copper Mountain, Colorado.

The 2021/22 FIS Freeski Halfpipe World Cup season got underway this morning at the USA’s Copper Mountain Resort with New Zealand’s Nico Porteous qualifying through to finals at the top...

New Zealand freeskier Ben Barclay (19 years old) has finished in 7th place at the FIS Freeski Big Air World Cup held in Steamboat, Colorado this morning (NZT).

Paralympians Adam Hall and Corey Peters, and Para athlete Aaron Ewen have been selected by Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) to the New Zealand Paralympic Team heading to the Beijing 2022...

We were greeted with clear skies and an incredible sunrise at Cardrona this morning for Day Three of the Torpedo7 NZ Junior Freestyle Nationals.

Today was the second day of the Torpedo7 NZ Junior Freestyle Nationals.

The opening day of the Torpedo7 NZ Freestyle Nationals saw freeski competitors racing head-to-head down the Smith Skier-Cross course at Cardrona.

Alice Robinson, Finn Bilous, Margaux Hackett, Nico Porteous and Zoi Sadowski-Synnott have been named to the team to represent New Zealand at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games.

Written by Dion Newport, Director NZ Junior Freeride Tour Mt Olympus was the setting for the first stop of the New Zealand Junior Freeride Tour presented by The North Face.

Top New Zealand freeskier Beau-James Wells is making the transition from competitive skiing into the world of freeski filming.

We are pleased to announce the selection of the following athletes to the NZ National Ski Team for 2021-22.

18 year old Kiwi snowboarder Cool Wakushima (Queenstown) has finished in 7th place at the final FIS Slopestyle World Cup of the season held at Corvatsch Park in Silvaplana, Switzerland...

New Zealand freeskiers Finn Bilous and Margaux Hackett (both Wanaka) have finished in 7th and 8th place respectively at the FIS Freeski Slopestyle World Cup held in Silvaplana, Switzerland overnight...

Nico Porteous (Wanaka, 19) has claimed the bronze medal at the men’s FIS Freeski Halfpipe World Cup held in Aspen this morning. This is the final halfpipe event of the 2021 season and Porteous has landed on the podium at every event he has competed in this season. 

Alice Robinson (Queenstown, 19) has finished her 2021 season on a high, claiming first place at the FIS Giant Slalom World Cup Finals overnight in Lenzerheide, Switzerland.


New Zealand snowboarder Zoi Sadowski-Synnott (Wanaka, 20) has claimed her second medal at the Aspen 2021 FIS Snowboard World Championships.

Following an incredible day for NZ athletes at the Aspen 2021 FIS Snowboard and Freeski World Championships on Saturday (NZT) with Nico Porteous and Zoi Sadowski-Synnott both claiming World Championship titles, the action continued today at Aspen’s Buttermilk Resort with Finn Bilous finishing ninth in the Freeski Slopestyle finals.

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