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

New Zealand snowboarder Carlos Garcia has finished fifth in the men’s Slopestyle at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games.

The New Zealand Team has made an encouraging start to its Olympic campaign with snowboarder Carlos Garcia Knight finishing in second place in the men’s Slopestyle heats in PyeongChang.

The final athletes have been announced today to the New Zealand team to the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games bringing the team size to 21, New Zealand’s largest ever.

New Zealand snowboarder Christy Prior has won the Snowboard Slopestyle World Cup at Snowmass Resort in the USA, with teammate Tiarn Collins also claiming bronze in the men's field.

Christy Prior has earned a bronze medal at the Big Air World Cup in Moenchengladbach, Germany, moving her a step closer to her goal of qualifying for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games.

Snowboarder Tiarn Collins has secured a career-best result with a second-place finish at the Air+Style Big Air World Cup held in Beijing, China. 

Fifteen-year-old freeski halfpipe athlete Nico Porteous is set to become New Zealand's youngest Winter Olympian next February as he joins his brother Miguel (18, freeski halfpipe) as one of the...

With FIS points, World Rookie Tour and national titles all up for the grabs, there was plenty to play for in the Smith Ski and Snowboard Slopestyle on day three of the Snow Sports NZ Junior Ski and Snowboard National Championships at Cardrona Alpine Resort today.

Lake Wanaka, NZ – (1 October 2017) – The Snow Sports NZ Annual Awards Night were held last night (Saturday 30 September 2017) at the Lake Wanaka Centre.

Kiwis shine on their home mountain at The North Face Frontier 4* competition, led by an all New Zealand podium in the Men’s Ski Category, and a final tally of...

A handful of Kiwis took advantage of home conditions to earn their way through to The North Face Frontier 4* to be held later this week after strong podium finishes...

The finals of the World Cup Snowboard Slopestyle took place at Cardona Alpine Resort today with  Carlos Garcia Knight and Zoi Sadowski Synnott both earning bronze medals. 

Lake Wanaka, New Zealand (3 September 2017) – The Audi quattro Winter Games NZ action returned to the world-class slopestyle course at Cardrona Alpine Resort today with the who’s who...

The finals of the Australia New Zealand (ANC) Cup Slopestyle were held at Cardrona Alpine Resort near Wanaka today. Matthew Cox of Australia and Reira Iwabuchi of Japan were the winners of the men’s and women’s snowboard. Mee Hyun Lee of Korea won the women’s ski and Birk Ruud of Norway the men’s ski.

Day two of the Australia New Zealand (ANC) Cups got underway at Cardrona Alpine Resort near Wanaka today with freeskiers and snowboarders competing in the qualifying rounds of the International Ski Federation (FIS) sanctioned Slopestyle event.

Lake Wanaka, New Zealand (15 August 2017) – Blue skies and a freshly cut superpipe provided a perfect day for skiers and snowboarders competing in the Australia New Zealand Cup...

The first slopestyle event, and first event on the Talent ID Pathway, was held yesterday at The Remarkables and couldn't have been on a better day.

Snow Sports New Zealand and Treble Cone have signed a Partnership Agreement which will see Treble Cone become the official resort partner of the NZ Freeride Team.

Tiarn Collins has claimed a bronze medal at the Junior World Championship slopestyle in Spindleruv Mlyn in the Czech Republic.

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