Wanaka freeskier Nico Porteous was crowned the junior world champion in men's freeski halfpipe yesterday at his home mountain of Cardrona.
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.
Wanaka athlete Braden Currie has finished eighth at the Ironman 70.3 world championships in South Africa.
After what Alena Saili has described as two of the more memorable weeks of her life the talented rugby player returned to where it all started this week.
It was a day to forget for the Kiwis competing in the junior world championship freeski and snowboard slopestyle finals at Cardrona yesterday.
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...
A record 130 cross-country skiers will line up at the start of the Merino Muster 42km marathon at the Snow Farm including Olympian gold medallist Jessie Diggins.
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.
Japanese 13-year-old Kokomo Murase can call herself a junior world champion after an impressive effort in the snowboard big air at the Winter Games at Cardrona.
Buckle up and hang on. That was the advice for competitors in the alpine slalom competitions at Coronet Peak yesterday.
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.
Competing in the junior world championships on your home mountain: for three young Kiwi skiers, it does not get any better than this.
These articles are compiled by the Otago Secondary Schools Sports Association (OSSSA) which is proudly sponsored by PERPETUAL GUARDIAN.
It's not everyday you find yourself in the world championships of something you have never done before.