Three people were lucky to escape injury yesterday after the car they were travelling in left the Cardrona skifield road and rolled down a bank into some trees.
It was a day to remember for Wanaka freeskier Finn Bilous at the finals of the freeski big air world cup, as the teen secured a world cup podium berth for the first time in his career on his home mountain of Cardrona.
A ruthless display by the Ice Blacks against the Australian Mighty Roos last night clinched the transtasman series for the Kiwi team, a 6-1 victor in Queenstown.
Three people were lucky to escape injury when the car they were in went off the Cardrona skifield road and rolled down a bank into some trees.
Two unlikely Kiwis successfully battled it out with some of the world's best in the big air world cup yesterday at Cardrona, to qualify for the finals, to be held today and tomorrow.
The New Zealand Ice Blacks have drawn first blood in the three-game test series against the Australian Mighty Roos as part of the Winter Games, with a comfortable 4-2 victory thanks to some...
The United States dominated the cross-country skiing freestyle sprint at Snow Farm yesterday, part of the Winter Games.
Queenstowner's Blake Marshall put on a show to win the men's ski title at the four-star freeride event at The Remarkables yesterday.
It is gold this time around for Wanaka freeskier Nico Porteous.
He is the forgotten man of February's Winter Olympics, but some strong performances from Carlos Garcia-Knight in the big air world cup at Cardrona could bring him to the forefront of everyone's minds.
There was skill, there was speed, but mostly there was a certain craziness at the two-star freeride event held at the Remarkables ski field yesterday.
There has been no Olympic hangover for Nico Porteous.
For freeride skier Sam Lee, there is nothing better than flying down the face of the mountain, jumping off cliffs and performing tricks people are more accustomed to seeing in the halfpipe than in...
It was a day to forget for the Kiwis competing in the junior world championship freeski and snowboard slopestyle finals at Cardrona yesterday.
Canada's curlers have been crowned champions of the Winter Games mixed doubles, after an ice-cool performance against Scotland in the final at the Maniototo curling rink in Naseby.
Competing in the junior world championships on your home mountain: for three young Kiwi skiers, it does not get any better than this.
The chance to grab back-to-back gold medals in the giant slalom at Coronet Peak disappeared in the blink of an eye for a mightily disappointed Alice Robinson.
New Zealand has its first medal of these Winter Games, and it's gold.
It's not everyday you find yourself in the world championships of something you have never done before.
Crowds gathered around the 85ft big air jump at Cardrona yesterday afternoon to witness dozens of teenage freeskiers and snowboarders defy gravity in the junior world championship big air finals.