Category: Alpine Ski Racing

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Adam Barwood successfully defended his national Slalom title and fifteen-year-old Alice Robinson went two from two to claim the women’s Slalom title as well as the Giant Slalom title earned on Monday.

New Zealand’s top alpine ski racers were back in action today at Queenstown’s Coronet Peak ski area for The Coronet Cup Giant Slalom.  It would prove to be a challenging day’s racing with many top ranked racers failing to finish their two runs.

The New Zealand Alpine National Championships got underway in Queenstown today with the Giant Slalom (GS) first on the agenda.  Alice Robinson and Willis Feasey were crowned national champions.  

The first International Ski Federation (FIS) races of the season wrapped up today at Cardrona Alpine Resort with New Zealand skiers consistently recording top results throughout the four-day series.

The Snowvision Rising Stars Camp offers New Zealand’s next generation of alpine superstars, a chance to get a taste of what it takes to achieve success on the world stage.

As a busy season spent competing throughout Europe and North America draws to a close, New Zealand ski racers Adam Barwood and Willis Feasey have posted career best results at the FIS race series in Aspen, USA.

NZ ski racers Adam Barwood and Willis Feasey have rounded out their Northern Hemisphere season with gold and silver medals in Super-G at the Surefoot Spring Series in the USA. 

The 2016/17 ski cross season came to a satisfying conclusion on Saturday at the Sierra Nevada 2017 Freestyle Ski & Snowboard World Championships with New Zealand ski cross racer Jamie Prebble earning a silver medal.

NZ Speed Skier Tawny Wagstaff will tell you it’s “the best feeling in the world.

The 2017 Alpine World Champs in St Moritz have now wrapped up with the New Zealand team coming away with some strong results and positive learning experiences. 

Snow Sports NZ is pleased to name a group of 11 athletes to compete in the 2017 Alpine World Junior Championship in Are, Sweden from 6-14 March 2017

Queenstown ski racer Alice Robinson has positioned herself as one of the world’s top ski racers for her age group, winning the U16 Giant Slalom and finishing second in Slalom at a top level youth race in Slovenia over the weekend.

NZ alpine ski racers have made a solid start to their World Championships campaign with Willis Feasey finishing 34th and Adam Barwood 44th in the men's Super-G.

Slalom proved to be the NZ team’s most successful discipline at Trofeu Borrufa last week (30 January - 2 February 2017) in Andorra with Will Cashmore taking home the bronze...

Mt Hutt Ski Club member Georgia Bushell  has wrapped up a successful race series in the USA, climbing the podium four times over the course of the week-long FIS series.

New Zealand ski cross racer Jamie Prebble has raced to first place in the Europa Cup in Lenk, Switzerland.

Yongpyeong, Korea ( 19 January 2017) NZ ski racer Willis Feasey has wrapped up a successful week of racing in Korea with three top 10 placings in Far East Cups.

NZ ski racers have posted solid results on day three of the Far East Cup in Korea, taking them one step closer to their goals of qualifying for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games to held at the same venue in just over one year's time. Willis Feasey placed seventh in the men's GS, and Adam Barwood 14th. Piera Hudson finished ninth in the women's field.

NZ ski racers are hanging tough at the Far East Cup series being held at the venue for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Korea. Following on from Adam Barwood's ninth in Slalom yesterday, Willis Feasey has finished eighth in Giant Slalom.  Both races carry the minimum penalty  of 6 FIS points. 

Racing got off to a tough start at the Far East Cup series being held at the venue for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Korea. Of the 91 competitors on the start list for the men's Slalom, only 18 were able to complete two runs of the incredibly icy course, including NZ's Adam Barwood who finished ninth.

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