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NZ snowboarders Zoi Sadowski Synnott (Wanaka) and Fletcher Craig (Te Awamutu), both aged fifteen, have claimed victory in the FIS halfpipe event staged at Canada Olympic Park in Calgary.

NZ snowboarders Carlos Garcia Knight and Tiarn Collins have backed up strong qualifying performances at the Slopestyle World Cup in Austria with Tiarn placing sixth and Carlos eighth in finals overnight 

Snowboarders Carlos Garcia Knight and Tiarn Collins competed in qualifying rounds for the Slopestyle World Cup in Austria overnight (NZT) with both riders breezing through to finals.

The Cardrona NZ Park & Pipe Team has wrapped up a week of World Cup competition at Copper Mountain resort in the USA with several athletes achieving personal best results and ticking off qualifying criteria for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games.

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.   

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