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Finn Bilous has finished in eighth place within a highly competitive field at the first slopestyle World Cup competition of 2019 in Font Romeu, France.
Finn Bilous achieved a solid result at the first Slopestyle World Cup of the season, finishing in eighth place in Stubai, Austria.
The Spy Optics FIS NZ Freestyle Open got underway at Cardrona Alpine Resort today with the snowboard and freeski slopestyle qualifiers. With snow starting to fall heavily and visibility deteriorating, only the women’s field was able to complete their two runs.
The FIS Freeski slopestyle World Cup was back to business this weekend at the infamous Stubai Zoo snowpark in Tirol. Jackson Wells qualified fourth in his heat to make the cut to the 16-man final.
The first of the Audi quattro Winter Games NZ World Cups got underway at Cardrona Alpine Resort near Wanaka today with qualifying rounds of the freeski slopestyle. NZ's Finn Bilous and Jackson Wells just missed out on the cut for finals, finishing 5th and 6th respectively in their heat.
The first slopestyle event, and first event on the Talent ID Pathway, was held yesterday at The Remarkables and couldn't have been on a better day.
Tiarn Collins has claimed a bronze medal at the Junior World Championship slopestyle in Spindleruv Mlyn in the Czech Republic.
Zoi Sadowski Synnott has triumphed in the 2016-17 season's slopestyle World Cup finale which was staged at the Snowjam.cz in Spindleruv Mlyn, Czech Republic on Saturday 25 March. It is the 16-year-old teenage snowboarder’s first World Cup win.
With over 100 riders and a start list of who is who in the world of slopestyle freestyle skiing, the level of riding was extremely high on March 2nd, 2017 for the Freeski World Cup Qualifiers in beautiful Silvaplana near St Moritz.
The Cardrona NZ Park and Pipe Team has travelled to Quebec, Canada to compete in slopestyle and big air World Cups from February 9 to 12, 2017. Competition got off to a good start today with Tiarn Collins and Zoi Sadowski Synnott qualifying for finals in the Snowboard Big Air and Jossi Wells through in the Freeski Slopestyle.
Zoi Sadowski Synnott claimed a fourth place finish at her first World Cup and Tiarn Collins finished in eighth place in the snowboard slopestyle final at the Toyota U.S. Grand Prix stop in Mammoth Mountain.
Cardrona NZ Park & Pipe team members have been in action at the snowboard and freeski slopestyle World Cup in Seiser Alm, Italy this weekend. Finn Bilous and Jackson Wells made it through to the top 16 freeski final with Finn finishing sixth and Jackson 13th. Snowboarder Tiarn Collins did not progress past semi-finals rounds and finished 12th overall.
The Cardrona NZ Park and Pipe team has chalked up another successful round of World Cup qualifying results with the freeskiers in action on the Slopestyle course at the Italian resort of Seiser Alm on Thursday. Jackson Wells finished fourth in his heat, earning him the direct route to finals, while fifth-place finisher Finn Bilous will move through to semi-finals.
With the 2016-17 Slopestyle World Cup season now in full swing, the Cardrona NZ Park and Pipe team has travelled to the South Tyrolean resort of Seiser Alm for the tour’s third event. The snowboarders were the first to take on the six feature course for today’s qualifying rounds with NZ’s Tiarn Collins once again putting together a strong performance and making the cut for semi-finals.
NZ snowboarder Tiarn Collins has put together another promising performance at World Cup level, finishing third in his qualifying heat at the Laax Open Slopestyle and moving through to semi-final rounds.
For the second day in a row the weather was the major player at the first slopestyle World Cup of the season in Font Romeu. With no more possibilities to run the show, the qualifications results were taken to stand as the final rankings. NZ's Jossi Wells therefore finished in 10th place.
NZ snowboarders Carlos Garcia Knight and Tiarn Collins have backed up strong qualifying performances at the Slopestyle World Cup in Austria with Tiarn placing sixth and Carlos eighth in finals overnight
Snowboarders Carlos Garcia Knight and Tiarn Collins competed in qualifying rounds for the Slopestyle World Cup in Austria overnight (NZT) with both riders breezing through to finals.
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 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.