Category: Snowboarding

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The return of para snowboarding to the 2017 Audi quattro Winter Games NZ, with the inclusion of a World Cup Banked Slalom at Treble Cone near Wanaka for the first...

The Winter Olympic qualifying period is underway and there are no two ways about it: it’s going to be a tough few months on the road to PyeongChang2018.

Competition season has kicked off for NZ athletes in the Northern Hemisphere with Carlos Garcia Knight and Natalie Good competing at the FIS Snowboard Big Air World Cup in Milan, Italy.

The 2016 Cardrona NZ Freeski & Snowboard Junior National Championships wrapped up at Cardrona Alpine Resort today with the Salomon Ski Halfpipe, U18 Big Bucks Slopestyle Open and U14 Antlers Alley Slopestyle Open.

Lake Wanaka, NZ (6 October 2016) – 200 hard charging young skiers and snowboarders were in action today at Cardrona Alpine Resort for the fourth day of competition at the...

Competitors in the 2016 Cardrona NZ Junior Freeski & Snowboard Nationals were met with murky conditions for day three of competition at Cardrona Alpine Resort near Wanaka today.

220 competitors aged 5 – 18 years took part in the Bonfire Boarder-cross, Snowboard Giant Slalom and Smith Ski Slopestyle on day two of The Cardrona NZ Junior Freeski and Snowboard National Championships in Wanaka today.

Wanaka, NZ (3 October 2016) – The Cardrona NZ Junior Freeski and Snowboard National Championships got underway in Wanaka today with over 200 competitors aged five to 18 competing in...

This event is all about taking the opportunity to have a go – as a team - on a GS course and through Gravity X, in a fun and friendly...

The 20th North Island Secondary Schools Snowboard Championships kicks off on Monday 19 September at Turoa Ski Field.

Freeski and snowboard athletes were treated to clear, calm conditions for the final day of competition at the 2016 Cardrona Games today. 80 athletes, including home-grown Kiwi talent as well as a strong international contingent, threw down their best tricks in the 22ft high Olympic halfpipe at Cardrona Alpine Resort near Wanaka.

On day two of Cardrona Games slopestyle, NZ rider Zoi Sadowski Synnott (Wanaka) and Canadian rider Sebastien Toutant were the respective winners of the snowboard competition. Mirroring yesterday’s results, Kelly Sildaru (EST) and James Woods (GB) once again took home top honours in freeski.

The UK’s James Woods just edged out New Zealand athlete Finn Bilous for the win in men’s freeski while Estonian athlete Kelly Sildaru was the convincing winner in women’s freeski.

Cardrona Alpine Resort, home to the New Zealand Park and Pipe Team, will be hosting a not-to-be-missed spectacle this spring, with the Cardrona Games taking place at the resort from 12 – 16 September.

The North Face® Frontier Freeride World Qualifier took place at Queenstown’s The Remarkables ski area on Saturday 27 August 2016 with 50 of the world’s best freeride skiers and snowboarders...

Check out the action from the 2016 The North Face® Frontier Freeride World Qualifier 2* competition at Queenstown's The Remarkables Ski field in New Zealand.   

The North Face® Frontier Freeride World Qualifier events kicked off today at Queenstown’s The Remarkables ski area. A heavy hitting field of 80 skiers and snowboarders enjoyed calm conditions and blue skies as they battled for top scores on the course venue in Shadow Basin.

We are delighted to announce the schedule for The GoPro New Zealand Junior Freeride Tour.

With one month to go until The North Face® Frontier Freeride World Qualifier events get underway in Queenstown, New Zealand, excitement is building for an event which promises to be bigger and better than ever before.

Queenstown, New Zealand (7 July 2016) – Registration is about to open for The North Face® Frontier and event organisers Snow Sports NZ look forward to welcoming the world’s best big...

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