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We were greeted with clear skies and an incredible sunrise at Cardrona this morning for Day Three of the Torpedo7 NZ Junior Freestyle Nationals.

Today was the second day of the Torpedo7 NZ Junior Freestyle Nationals.

The opening day of the Torpedo7 NZ Freestyle Nationals saw freeski competitors racing head-to-head down the Smith Skier-Cross course at Cardrona.

Alice Robinson, Finn Bilous, Margaux Hackett, Nico Porteous and Zoi Sadowski-Synnott have been named to the team to represent New Zealand at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games.

Written by Dion Newport, Director NZ Junior Freeride Tour Mt Olympus was the setting for the first stop of the New Zealand Junior Freeride Tour presented by The North Face.

Top New Zealand freeskier Beau-James Wells is making the transition from competitive skiing into the world of freeski filming.

We are pleased to announce the selection of the following athletes to the NZ National Ski Team for 2021-22.

18 year old Kiwi snowboarder Cool Wakushima (Queenstown) has finished in 7th place at the final FIS Slopestyle World Cup of the season held at Corvatsch Park in Silvaplana, Switzerland...

New Zealand freeskiers Finn Bilous and Margaux Hackett (both Wanaka) have finished in 7th and 8th place respectively at the FIS Freeski Slopestyle World Cup held in Silvaplana, Switzerland overnight...

Nico Porteous (Wanaka, 19) has claimed the bronze medal at the men’s FIS Freeski Halfpipe World Cup held in Aspen this morning. This is the final halfpipe event of the 2021 season and Porteous has landed on the podium at every event he has competed in this season. 

Alice Robinson (Queenstown, 19) has finished her 2021 season on a high, claiming first place at the FIS Giant Slalom World Cup Finals overnight in Lenzerheide, Switzerland.

 

New Zealand snowboarder Zoi Sadowski-Synnott (Wanaka, 20) has claimed her second medal at the Aspen 2021 FIS Snowboard World Championships.

Following an incredible day for NZ athletes at the Aspen 2021 FIS Snowboard and Freeski World Championships on Saturday (NZT) with Nico Porteous and Zoi Sadowski-Synnott both claiming World Championship titles, the action continued today at Aspen’s Buttermilk Resort with Finn Bilous finishing ninth in the Freeski Slopestyle finals.

In a huge morning of competition for NZ snow sports athletes at the Aspen 2021 FIS Freeski and Snowboard World Championships, Nico Porteous has claimed the men’s Freeski Halfpipe title, backing up Zoi Sadowski-Synnott’s winning performance in women’s Snowboard Slopestyle just a few hours earlier. 

Zoi Sadowski-Synnott has defended her title at the Aspen 2021 FIS Snowboard World Championships at Aspen's Buttermilk resort. She is the first person ever to defend a FIS Snowboard World Championship title.

Alice Robinson (Queenstown) has finished in second place at the FIS Giant Slalom World Cup overnight in Jasna, Slovakia.

Kiwi Alpine ski racer Alice Robinson (Queenstown) has finished in 10th place in the Super G World Cup held in Italy overnight, achieving her career best result in this discipline.

Cool Wakushima (Queenstown) has won gold in the snowboard Big Air at the Aspen stop of the US Revolution tour this morning.

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.

 

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