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Snow Sports New Zealand is pleased to announce that Garett Shore has been appointed as the Snow Sports NZ Chief Operating Officer.

Miguel Porteous (Wanaka) has won gold in the freeski halfpipe at the Aspen stop of the US Revolution tour this morning.

 

Alice Robinson (Queenstown) has finished in fourth place in the Giant Slalom at the FIS Ski World Championships in Italy overnight. This is Robinson’s top Ski World Championships result of her career.  

 

Kiwi Alpine ski racer Piera Hudson (Hawkes Bay) has finished in 12th place in the Individual Parallel Giant Slalom at the FIS Ski World Championships in Italy overnight, achieving her career best result.  

 

Kiwi Alpine ski racer Willis Feasey (Queenstown) achieved his career best World Championships result overnight, finishing in 28th place in the FIS Alpine Ski World Championships Super G.

The New Zealand Team for Beijing 2022 will be made up of up to 20 athletes, with those vying for spots including the likes of Nico Porteous, Zoi Sadowski-Synnott and Alice Robinson.

Zoi Sadowski-Synnott has continued her incredible season by claiming the bronze medal in the X Games Aspen Snowboard Big Air this morning.

Nico Porteous has won the 2021 X Games Aspen Freeski SuperPipe Gold medal tonight in Aspen, Colorado.

Zoi Sadowski-Synnott, at just 19 years old, has claimed the Snowboard Slopestyle silver medal at the prestigious X Games in Aspen this morning.

Alice Robinson (Queenstown) has finished in ninth place at the FIS World Cup Giant Slalom held in Italy overnight.

Zoi Sadowski-Synnott is "stoked" to have claimed the silver medal at the LAAX Open FIS Slopestyle World Cup overnight in Switzerland, finishing less than two points behind winner Jamie Anderson (USA).  

 

Snow Sports New Zealand is in the process of formulating the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games long list. All athletes (and their support staff e. g.

Kiwi Alpine ski racer Alice Robinson has finished in 9th place overnight at the FIS World Cup Giant Slalom held in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia.

Just over one year ago Robinson took her second ever World Cup victory at this very race but was unsuccessful in defending her title tonight.  

Alice Robinson, Piera Hudson, Willis Feasey and Jack Adams have been selected to compete for New Zealand at the 2021 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy between the 7thand 21stof February 2021.

 

New Zealand snowboarder Zoi Sadowski-Synnott has claimed the gold medal at the FIS Snowboard Big Air World Cup held in Kreischberg, Austria this morning (NZT).

Kiwi Alpine Ski Racing superstar Alice Robinson has impressively skied from bib 40 into 21st place overnight at the FIS World Cup Super G held in Val D’Isère, France.

Nico Porteous, Zoi Sadowski-Synnott, Beau-James Wells and Jossi Wells have all received invitations to compete in the prestigious X Games Aspen 2021.

New Zealand has been chosen to set the course for a World Cup Giant Slalom Alpine Ski Race for the first time due to Alice Robinson’s outstanding results over the past year.

Top New Zealand freeskier Byron Wells has announced his retirement from the NZ National Freeski Team and competitive freeskiing.

 

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