Mt Ruapehu is hosting the Turoa Big Air competition this Saturday, 17th of October, where skiers and snowboarders will defy gravity and showcase their best tricks.
The competition will have eight different categories for riders and skiers of all … Read More
There’s fresh snow on the hills which makes us even more hyped for The North Face® Freeski Open of New Zealand Big Mountain, coming up in just two weeks’ time! Made even more exciting now that we’ve opened up the … Read More
The most intense and exciting freeride venues in the world highlight the Freeride World Tour’s line-up for 2016. With 5 stops in 5 countries, the FWT sets the global standard for freeriding events, as the best skiers and snowboarders in … Read More
‘Advancement- Enhancement-Progression-Evaluation’ was the vision behind the recent Snow Sports NZ Alpine development camp run under the guidance of World Cup Alpine Ski Coach, Chris Knight and Snow Sports NZ Alpine Manager Hannah Hazeldine.
The camp was funded by The … Read More
Nine promising young freeskiers from around New Zealand took part in a Snow Sports NZ Talent Identification Camp from 19-22 July as part of the selection process for the Park and Pipe Talent Development Squad.
With sessions run at Cardrona … Read More
Blue skies, a new base building, perfect snow and the best opening conditions seen for over six years, made for an incredible first day at The Remarkables ski area today (Saturday June 27).
Hundreds of people headed up the mountain … Read More
Queenstown’s Coronet Peak ski area opened in style this morning as guests queued through the night to bag coveted ‘first on the chair’ status.
Four young Queenstown and Arrowtown locals spent the night at the ski area from 7pm, building … Read More
It has been confirmed that Cardrona will open for the winter season on June 13, a week earlier than last year. Cardrona was initially scheduled to open with beginner slopes only. However after last week’s large snowfall and a long … Read More
Race action continued today at the IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships in Canada with New Zealand’s Adam Hall (Wanaka) and Corey Peters (New Plymouth) taking on the Super-Combined.
The Super-Combined requires ski racers to demonstrate two different skill sets starting … Read More
With winter approaching, Cardrona Alpine Resort’s annual Early Bird Season Pass Sale has begun and will run until March 31st.
This year Cardrona has introduced a new product structure to its Season Passes. Guests will now have a choice for … Read More
With two weeks to go until the IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships in Panorama, Canada, New Zealand’s top para-skiers Adam Hall and Corey Peters have been adding to their season’s medal tally with podium results at the U.S National Championships … Read More
New Zealand’s Jamie Prebble (Christchurch) has posted a career best result with a sixth place finish at the Audi ski cross World Cup races in Are, Sweden.
Having come tantalisingly close to finals qualification at several races this season only … Read More
Para-alpine skier Corey Peters (New Plymouth) has claimed third place on overall standings in the Giant Slalom at the IPC Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals in St. Moritz, Switzerland.
Following on from a silver medal win in yesterday’s race, Peters … Read More
NZ Paralympian Corey Peters (New Plymouth) has earned a silver medal in the Giant Slalom at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals in St. Moritz, Switzerland. The result comes just four weeks ahead of the World … Read More
Sunday 5 October 2014 marked the end of the ski season for Porters but also the end of an era of the T1 t-bar. Work starts this week to remove the existing T1 t-bar ready for the installation of a … Read More
The Snow Sports NZ Annual Awards Night presented by Pisten Bully and Ski Industries Limited were held last night (Friday 3 October 2013) at the Lake Wanaka Centre. Paralympic silver medallist Corey Peters (New Plymouth) was awarded the title of … Read More
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Today at noon an incident involving a Harris Mountains Heliski (HMH) party occurred.
A helicopter with five heli skiers, a guide and pilot on board was involved in the accident on the northern face of Mount Alta in the Wanaka … Read More
The snowfall thousands of Cantabrian skiers and snowboarders have been waiting for has arrived at Porters, changing the alpine landscape with a significant blanket of dry winter snow.
Porters Ski Area, the closest ski area to Christchurch has for the … Read More