Competition began for the New Zealand team at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games on Sunday night with skiers Adam Hall and Corey Peters taking on the Super Giant Slalom (Super-G) at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Centre.
Besides gold medal hopefuls Adam Hall and Carl Murphy, the third member of New Zealand's Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games team in Russia is also hoping to make an impression. Rising sit-ski star Corey Peters is an athlete who is rapidly earning a big reputation.
Earthworks are underway at Cardrona Alpine Resort to develop a new intermediate freestyle ski and snowboard terrain park for the coming winter season.
New Zealand's adaptive snowboard cross gold medal hopeful Carl Murphy is confident he can shrug off the anguish of an untimely injury and the personal pain of a seriously ill father to strike gold at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games.
Prime Minister John Key says New Zealand has no plans to pull out of the Sochi Paralympic Games, as tensions between Russia and Ukraine escalate.
Adam Hall is all set to defend his standing slalom title in the 2014 Sochi Paralympic Winter Games in Russia.
Today, Friday 28 February, marks one week until the opening ceremony of the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games.
Canterbury’s Mt Hutt ski area is on track for another exciting winter thanks to the re-instatement of a new-look Triple Chair, the introduction of a new terrain park further up the mountain and trail improvements.
For the second weekend running New Zealand freeskier Neil Williman has claimed a podium position on the Freeride World Qualifier (FWQ) Tour.
Adam Barwood had the honour of rounding out the New Zealand Olympic winter team’s 2014 campaign when he competed in the men’s Slalom at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Centre on Saturday.
The men’s freeski halfpipe took place in Sochi on Tuesday night with three New Zealanders amongst the field of 28 competitors striving to earn the sport’s first Olympic medals. Jossi Wells would come agonisingly close, finishing the Olympic final in fourth place.