Archive: 2022

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.


Ben Barclay (Auckland, 20) has completed his debut Olympic campaign with a 10th place finish in the freeski slopestyle finals.

Ben Barclay (Auckland, 20) has qualified through to tomorrow’s heavy freeski slopestyle finals in seventh place, lacing together two fantastic runs in the qualifications today.

Zoi Sadowski-Synnott has claimed her second medal of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games, winning silver in an epic big air final.

Kiwi freeride athlete Jess Hotter (Ohakune, 28) has claimed second place this morning at the third stop of the 2022 Freeride World Tour held in BC, Canada.

Cool Wakushima (Queenstown, 19) got her first look at the Beijing Big Air venue ahead of the qualifiers scheduled to be held on Monday.

Kiwi Tiarn Collins is preparing for his second lot of Winter Olympic competition, with snowboard big air qualification to be held on January 14th.

Alpine Ski Racer Alice Robinson (Queenstown, 20) gave it her all today on the Super-G course at the Yanqing National Alpine Ski Centre.

Alice Robinson (Queenstown, 20) started her Winter Olympic campaign today, competing in the women’s Giant Slalom held at the Alpine Venue in Yanqing.

Tiarn Collins (Queenstown, 22) has finished in 18th place at the men’s snowboard slopestyle qualifiers at Genting Snow Park in Zhangjiakou today.

History has been made today at the Genting Snow Park with Zoi Sadowski-Synnott (Wānaka, 20) winning New Zealand’s first ever Winter Olympic gold medal, taking the big win in the...

Day one of Olympic competition got underway today here at the Genting Snow Park with the women’s snowboard slopestyle qualifiers.

Kiwi freeride athlete Jess Hotter (Ohakune, 28) has taken the win overnight at the second stop of the Freeride World Tour held in Andorra.

Kiwi Freeskier Nico Porteous (20) has defended his title and won the Men’s Ski SuperPipe gold medal at the 2022 Aspen X Games.

Kiwi snowboarding superstar Zoi Sadowski-Synnott (Wānaka, 20) has claimed the gold medal in the women’s Snowboard Big Air at the prestigious, invite only X Games.

Kiwi Freeride skier Craig Murray (Christchurch) has claimed third place in the Men's Ski category at the invite only Freeride World Tour.

Kiwi snowboarder Zoi Sadowski-Synnott adds yet another medal to her expansive collection, winning gold today at the prestigious, invite only X Games women’s Snowboard Slopestyle.

The World Para Snow Sports Championships have finished on a high for the New Zealand team, with Adam Hall claiming the silver medal in Slalom on the final day of...

A further eight snow sport athletes have been named to the New Zealand Team for the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games.

New Zealand sit skier Corey Peters (New Plymouth) has finished in fourth place this morning at the Giant Slalom World Para Sport Championships.

New Zealand Alpine Ski Racer Alice Robinson has continued with her great form this week, finishing in 7th place at the Zauchensee Super-G World Cup tonight.

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