Category: Freeskiing

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The 2016/2017 FIS Freestyle Skiing Slopestyle World Cup is underway in Font Romeu, France with NZ’s Jossi Wells successfully through qualifying rounds against a stacked field.

The Cardrona NZ Park & Pipe Team has wrapped up a week of World Cup competition at Copper Mountain resort in the USA with several athletes achieving personal best results and ticking off qualifying criteria for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games.

New Zealand ski cross racer Jamie Prebble has achieved a career best result finishing fifth in the World Cup held in Switzerland.

A commanding performance on day two of competition has seen Kiwi freeskier Jossi Wells finish fourth overall at the 2016 Dew Tour.

The 2016 Cardrona NZ Freeski & Snowboard Junior National Championships wrapped up at Cardrona Alpine Resort today with the Salomon Ski Halfpipe, U18 Big Bucks Slopestyle Open and U14 Antlers Alley Slopestyle Open.

Lake Wanaka, NZ (6 October 2016) – 200 hard charging young skiers and snowboarders were in action today at Cardrona Alpine Resort for the fourth day of competition at the...

220 competitors aged 5 – 18 years took part in the Bonfire Boarder-cross, Snowboard Giant Slalom and Smith Ski Slopestyle on day two of The Cardrona NZ Junior Freeski and Snowboard National Championships in Wanaka today.

Wanaka, NZ (3 October 2016) – The Cardrona NZ Junior Freeski and Snowboard National Championships got underway in Wanaka today with over 200 competitors aged five to 18 competing in...

Freeski and snowboard athletes were treated to clear, calm conditions for the final day of competition at the 2016 Cardrona Games today. 80 athletes, including home-grown Kiwi talent as well as a strong international contingent, threw down their best tricks in the 22ft high Olympic halfpipe at Cardrona Alpine Resort near Wanaka.

On day two of Cardrona Games slopestyle, NZ rider Zoi Sadowski Synnott (Wanaka) and Canadian rider Sebastien Toutant were the respective winners of the snowboard competition. Mirroring yesterday’s results, Kelly Sildaru (EST) and James Woods (GB) once again took home top honours in freeski.

The UK’s James Woods just edged out New Zealand athlete Finn Bilous for the win in men’s freeski while Estonian athlete Kelly Sildaru was the convincing winner in women’s freeski.

Cardrona Alpine Resort, home to the New Zealand Park and Pipe Team, will be hosting a not-to-be-missed spectacle this spring, with the Cardrona Games taking place at the resort from 12 – 16 September.

The North Face® Frontier Freeride World Qualifier took place at Queenstown’s The Remarkables ski area on Saturday 27 August 2016 with 50 of the world’s best freeride skiers and snowboarders...

Check out the action from the 2016 The North Face® Frontier Freeride World Qualifier 2* competition at Queenstown's The Remarkables Ski field in New Zealand.  

The North Face® Frontier Freeride World Qualifier events kicked off today at Queenstown’s The Remarkables ski area. A heavy hitting field of 80 skiers and snowboarders enjoyed calm conditions and blue skies as they battled for top scores on the course venue in Shadow Basin.

We are delighted to announce the schedule for The GoPro New Zealand Junior Freeride Tour.

With one month to go until The North Face® Frontier Freeride World Qualifier events get underway in Queenstown, New Zealand, excitement is building for an event which promises to be bigger and better than ever before.

Queenstown, New Zealand (7 July 2016) – Registration is about to open for The North Face® Frontier and event organisers Snow Sports NZ look forward to welcoming the world’s best big...

Lake Wanaka, New Zealand (15 April 2016) – NZ’s popular, long-running freeride event is reaching new heights and pushing new boundaries for 2016.

Copper Mountain, USA (13 April 2016) – Wanaka freeskier Finn Bilous has capped off a hugely successful season of international competition by claiming back to back wins at The United States...

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