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The SSNZ Slopestyle Series is back for 2020 with an exciting new format and a change of name - welcome to the SSNZ Freestyle Series, incorporating the Burton Snowboard Series...

We are very excited to have our newly renovated high performance medical and training hub up and running!

We are pleased to announce the selection of the following athletes to the NZ National Ski Team.

Checking the mailbox for interesting deliveries was a great boredom buster during our lockdown days, and, sure, we were excited to receive our online orders, but opening the mail and...

Keen to make the most of lockdown as well as give our athletes a competitive advantage post-Covid-19, we built and installed some new training facilities at our HPSNZ Wanaka base.

Freeskier Nico Porteous has been named PKF Junior Sportsman of the Year at the ASB Otago Sports Awards.

Alpine Ski Racer Alice Robinson has been named Mercy Hospital Junior Sportswoman of the Year at the ASB Otago Sports Awards.

Remember Snurfing?

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So, it’s still too soon to get back to the snow but surfing is now an option. Not so sure about the link between surf and snow? Let us explain. We’ll start with the ‘snurfer’… 

Finding it hard to get motivated to study at home? Did you know that many of New Zealand’s top athletes are also studying and remote learning is a big part...

Olympic freeskiers Miguel and Nico Porteous have got a challenge for you! Check out the latest Home Advantage video, brought to you by our friends at Sky Sport Next and...

Is lockdown causing you to live in your pantry?! We asked Carolyn Cruden, Nutritionist for our High Performance Programme, for a few tips to help keep those extra snacks at bay....

As we approach our fourth week of staying home in our bubbles, we hope you and your loved ones are doing well.

Olympic freeskier Beau-James Wells brings you a fun workout designed especially for young skiers and snowboarders, which can be done in your own backyard while you #stayhome.

To our snow sports communities, We hope you and your loved ones are managing okay during these challenging times. 

Alice Robinson has finished in 4th place in Super-G at the FIS Alpine Junior World Ski Championships in Narvik, Norway.

Zoi Sadowski-Synnott has won the second X Games gold medal of her career, backing up her win in Aspen in 2019, with first place in Snowboard Slopestyle at X Games...

NZ freeride athletes were on top form at the fourth stop of the Freeride World Tour held in Fieberbrunn, Austria with Craig Murray taking the win in men’s ski, Hank Bilous also on the podium, in third place, and Blake Marshall just behind in fourth place.

Zoi Sadowski-Synnott has finished in sixth place at the Burton US Open.

Day two of the 38th annual Burton U·S·Open Snowboarding Championships went off in ideal conditions with NZ's Rakai Tait among the  top 10 qualifiers in the  halfpipe semi-finals.

Defending champion Zoi Sadowski-Synnott put down the highest scoring run in the qualifying rounds of the Burton US Open Snowboarding Championships Slopestyle in Vail, Colorado on Thursday morning NZT time.

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