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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.

The fastest snowboarders on the planet have descended on Solitude (USA) for the 2016-17 snowboard cross World Cup season's second stop. NZ's Duncan Campbell successfully qualified through to final rounds, finishing in 30th place in time trials with the top 48 fastest racers making the cut.

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 Para alpine skier Corey Peters added to his World Cup medal collection overnight, claiming silver in the Super-G at the Austrian resort of Innerkrems where the first World Cup speed races of the season are being staged.

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 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.

Park City, USA (3 February 2016) – After two days of training it was finally time for the world’s best halfpipe skiers to start the battle for more World Cup points....

Mammoth Mountain, USA – With the second day in a row of quality weather greeting athletes on Thursday morning, halfpipe qualifiers at the Mammoth Mountain Grand Prix/World Cup went off without...

Veysonnaz, Switzerland (16 March 2015) – Up and coming New Zealand snowboarder Duncan Campbell (Queenstown) has made a successful World Cup debut finishing 10th in men’s snowboardcross at the first race...

It’s been a whirlwind week of competition for NZ Paralympian Adam Hall, travelling from the USA to Spain to compete in six ski races in the space of eight days...

Stoneham, Canada (19 January 2014) - New Zealand snowboarder Christy Prior has won the gold medal at the last Olympic qualifying event ahead of the Sochi Games next month.

Gsaad, Switzerland (18 January 2014) - In a reassuring step towards recovery, New Zealand’s Jossi Wells has won slopestyle gold at the FIS World Cup in Gstaad, Switzerland and secured New...

Copper Mountain, Colorado (12 January 2013) – The Snow Sports New Zealand Park and Pipe Freeski and Snowboard team has opened its competition year for 2013 at an International Ski Federation...

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