Archive: 2022

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.


Zoi Sadowski-Synnott, Nico Porteous and Corey Peters have all been appointed Members of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the New Years Honours list for 2023.

Kiwi ski racing superstar Alice Robinson (Queenstown, 21) has finished in ninth place at the FIS Giant Slalom World Cup held in Austria overnight.

Snowboarder Zoi Sadowski-Synnott has won the New Zealand Olympic Committee’s top award for achievements in 2022.

Wānaka teenagers Finley Melville Ives (16) and Gustav Legnavsky (17) have both had career best finishes this morning at the FIS Freeski Halfpipe World Cup in Colorado, placing 6th and...

Adam Hall (Wānaka), Beijing 2022 Paralympic double bronze medallist, finishes in third place at the FIS Para Alpine Slalom World Cup held in Switzerland overnight.

Snow Sports NZ staff and athletes were deeply saddened today to hear of the tragic loss of young snowboarder Sam Finnemore.

Two time Winter Olympian Finn Bilous (Wānaka, 23) will join the prestigious 2023 Freeride World Tour roster as a season wildcard.

The FIS ANC Freeski & Snowboard Halfpipe competition was held today in the Cardrona SuperPipe, followed by the FIS ANC Snowboard Big Air.

After two days of cancellation due to a polar blast that swept up the country, we were back in action today with perfect spring weather at the Cardrona NZ Freestyle...

The second day of the Cardrona NZ Freestyle Nationals saw freeski competitors throwing down in the K2 Big Air event and snowboard competitors racing head-to-head down the Salomon boarder cross...

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

The Snow Sports NZ Annual Awards presented by Racers Edge Wānaka were held tonight with a sold-out attendance of 250 guests.

Snow Sports New Zealand is thrilled with Minister Robertson’s announcement about the increase in investment for the Milano Cortina 2026 Olympic and Paralympic quadrennial and new investment into Freeride.

The New Zealand Slalom Alpine National Championship titles were awarded at Coronet Peak today.

The New Zealand Giant Slalom Alpine National Championship titles were awarded at Coronet Peak today.

Piera Hudson (Hawkes Bay, 26 years old) has successfully defended her yellow bib at the FIS Australia New Zealand Cup Slalom Series held at Coronet Peak in Queenstown.

Snow Sports New Zealand is pleased to announce that Pete Sanford has been appointed as the Snow Sports NZ High Performance Director.

Mark your diaries for 7pm Friday the 30th of September and join us for a night of celebration at the Snow Sports NZ Annual Awards Night presented by Racers Edge.

Snow Sports NZ are pleased to announce the NZ Alpine Ski Team for 2022-23. All selected athletes have met the published nomination criteria and were invited to take up a spot on the team.

Zoi Sadowski-Synnott (Wānaka, 21) has secured her eighth podium result this season, claiming third place at the finals of the 2022 Natural Selection Tour, the YETI Natural Selection Alaska.

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