Archive: 2018

Here you’ll find all the latest news from Snow Sports NZ. Search by category down the left hand side or by tagged athlete by clicking their name at the top of their articles.


Third place on the podium today went to New Zealand’s Piera Hudson who laid down the challenge on run two of the ANC Slalom at Winter Games NZ

Piera Hudson skied a very solid second run in soft bumpy conditions to finish 4th overall in today’s ANC Giant Slalom at the Audi quattro Winter Games NZ

Alice Robinson scored top honours in the Audi quattro Winter Games NZ FIS Australia New Zealand Cup (ANC) Giant Slalom today 

Competition moved to the halfpipe at Cardrona Alpine Resort today for the final event in The Spy Optics FIS NZ Freestyle Open.  Heavy snowfall meant that the competition had to be modified to a straight two run final.

Cool finished in third-place at the Spy Optics FIS NZ Freestyle Open Slopestyle. As the top scoring U18 snowboarder Cool also claimed the World Rookie Tour title.

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.

Adam Barwood and Piera Hudson have claimed back-to-back national titles at The New Zealand Alpine National Championships held at Coronet Peak. Adam and Piera today claimed the Slalom championship titles, having also been crowned Giant Slalom national champs.

The Alpine National Championships got underway at Coronet Peak today and after some hard-fought racing Adam Barwood  and Piera Hudson  were crowned national champions.  

Congratulations to the following athletes who have been named to the SSNZ New Zealand Freeride Team. Look out for them training at Treble Cone, the team's official home resort.

Skiers and snowboarders of all abilities and ages will have the opportunity to enjoy time on snow and meet with New Zealand’s top Para snow sports athletes at the annual...

Freeski Big Air will be one of seven new disciplines added to the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games programme. The 2018 Audi quattro Winter Games NZ will be the first event to host a FIS Freeski Big Air World Cup as an Olympic discipline.

Snow Sports NZ is pleased to name the New Zealand National Alpine Ski Team for 2018/ 2019.

The Snowvision Rising Stars Camp offers New Zealand’s next generation of aspiring alpine superstars a chance to train alongside the Snowvision New Zealand Men’s Ski Team and NZ Alpine Olympians...

As the snow sports season gets underway in NZ, our elite skiers & snowboarders will be working hard to ensure they continue the medal-winning success of the 2018 Winter Olympics.

WATCH: SSNZ Slopestyle Series Kickoff, Snowplanet, 2 June 2018.

The annual Autumn Alpine Forum will be held on 10th June 2018 in the Mezzanine Meeting Room at the Queenstown Event Centre, Frankton and will start at 9am.

As the temperatures drop and winter begins in earnest, Snow Sports NZ is looking ahead to an exciting season.

New Zealand skier Hank Bilous has qualified for the 2019 Freeride World Tour after finishing third at the Freeride World Qualifier 4- star event held in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl, Austria on 7 April.

Craig Murray has claimed an impressive second place finish on the legendary Swiss freeride venue, Bec de Rosses, in the dramatic grand finale of the Freeride World Tour held in Verbier. 

The successful New Zealand Winter Paralympic team will pay a special visit to Wanaka next Tuesday, 27 March to celebrate their achievements at the recent Games in South Korea.

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