Tag: Nico Porteous

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Nico Porteous (Wānaka, 20) has claimed the gold medal at the freeski halfpipe finals here in Beijing.

Two of the four Kiwi halfpipe men, Nico and Miguel Porteous, have qualified through to the men’s freeski halfpipe finals to be held on Saturday.

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

Nico Porteous has once again proven why he is the one to beat by taking the win at the Mammoth Mountain freeski halfpipe World Cup with an incredible score of...

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.

2018 will finish on a high note for New Zealand Winter Olympic bronze medallist Nico Porteous who today claimed the first World Cup medal of his career, a silver in the Freeski Halfpipe. 

NZ freeskier Miguel Porteous has claimed the first World Cup medal of his career, claiming silver at the FIS Freeski Halfpipe World Cup at Copper Mountain in the USA.

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.

Snow Sports NZ is delighted to have Para alpine skier Corey Peters named as a finalist in the Halberg Disabled Sportsperson of the Year category and freeskier Nico Porteous named as a finalist in the Emerging Talent category at the 55th Halberg Awards.

New Zealand freeski halfpipe specialists Beau-James Wells and Nico Porteous  have successfully qualified for finals within a hard-hitting World Cup field in the USA.

The Audi quattro Winter Games NZ men's freeski halfpipe finals had a strong Kiwi presence with Beau-James Wells, Miguel Porteous and Nico Porteous all making it through to the top 10.

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.

Seven Springs, USA (17 March 2016) – Freeskiing brothers Nico and Miguel Porteous (Christchurch) had a winning day at the US Revolution Tour halfpipe competition at Seven Springs Resort in the...

Winter Park, USA (2 March 2016) – Freeskier Nico Porteous has won bronze in slopestyle at the U. S. Revolution Tour at Colorado’s Winter Park Resort.

Calgary, Canada (26 February 2016) – 14-year old Kiwi freeskier Nico Porteous (Christchurch) has claimed a convincing victory in the halfpipe, competing in a North America Cup (NorAm) event in...

Copper Mountain, USA (11 December 2015) - NZ freeskiers have made an exciting start to their season with 14 year old up-and-comer Nico Porteous (Christchurch) winning the halfpipe at the...

New Zealand’s junior park and pipe athletes are storming through their northern hemisphere season claiming podium spots along the way.

Vail, Colorado (5 January 2014) - New Zealand’s up and coming young freeskiers have had a strong showing at the Rocky Mountain Freeski Series in Vail, Colorado.