Category: Alpine Ski Racing

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Piera Hudson will close out 2018 holding the lead in the ladies’ Giant Slalom and overall standings in the Far East Cup (FEC) series, and having made a significant jump up the world rankings.

 NZ ski racer Piera Hudson faced the toughest of weather conditions at Wanlong Ski Resort in China, battling temperatures of minus thirty-five degrees as well as strong winds, but managed to maintain a first run lead in the Giant Slalom and charge home for the win.

NZ skiers are making their presence felt on the international stage with  Piera Hudson claiming bronze in Slalom at the Far East Cup in China, and Beau-James Wells, Nico Porteous and Miguel Porteous qualifying first, second and third at the Freeski Halfpipe World Cup  in the USA.

Piera Hudson has achieved a career best performance at her first World Cup of the season, skiing from start bib 59 to finish 26th in the Slalom at the Killington Cup in Vermont, USA.

It has been a busy weekend of competition for New Zealand’s top skiers and snowboarders, with athletes competing at three World Cups in Austria, China and the USA.

Snow Sports NZ is pleased to name eight more athletes to the Alpine FIS Youth Squad.

Snow Sports NZ  congratulate the following athletes who have been named to the 2019 Alpine FIS Youth Squad.  Selection to the squad means that these athletes  are eligible to enter FIS Youth events in the Northern Hemisphere.

The SSNZ Spring Alpine Forum will be held at 10:00am on Sunday 21st October 2018

The 2018 Alpine Ski Racing season wrapped up on the 27th and 28th September at Cardrona with the New Zealand National Junior Championships (U21) and National Youth Championships (U14 and U16).

Alice Robinson and Willis Feasey have claimed the national Super-G titles at the Alpine National Speed Championships held at Mt Hutt

Piera Hudson finished in 5th place in today's Slalom, securing the yellow bib as top placed NZ female across the ANC slalom series

Third place on the podium today went to New Zealand’s Piera Hudson who laid down the challenge on run two of the ANC Slalom at Winter Games NZ

Piera Hudson skied a very solid second run in soft bumpy conditions to finish 4th overall in today’s ANC Giant Slalom at the Audi quattro Winter Games NZ

Alice Robinson scored top honours in the Audi quattro Winter Games NZ FIS Australia New Zealand Cup (ANC) Giant Slalom today 

Adam Barwood and Piera Hudson have claimed back-to-back national titles at The New Zealand Alpine National Championships held at Coronet Peak. Adam and Piera today claimed the Slalom championship titles, having also been crowned Giant Slalom national champs.

Snow Sports NZ is pleased to name the New Zealand National Alpine Ski Team for 2018/ 2019.

The Snowvision Rising Stars Camp offers New Zealand’s next generation of aspiring alpine superstars a chance to train alongside the Snowvision New Zealand Men’s Ski Team and NZ Alpine Olympians...

The final athletes have been announced today to the New Zealand team to the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games bringing the team size to 21, New Zealand’s largest ever.

A win and a second place finish at FIS races in Gaal, Austria signal a strong start to the year for ski racer Alice Robinson. The podium finishes follow a strong World Cup debut performance by the first-year FIS athlete in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia last week.

Ski racer Alice Robinson has earned an impressive win against a strong international field in a Giant Slalom NorAM in Panorama, Canada.

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