Competition schedule for 2017 Winter Games NZ announced

20 December 2016 10:31
After a break of one season, riders will return to New Zealand to compete in Cardrona's 22-foot superpipe as well as in a slopestyle event.
After a break of one season, riders will return to New Zealand to compete in Cardrona's 22-foot superpipe as well as in a slopestyle event. -
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The Audi quattro Winter Games NZ returns for its fifth edition from 25 August to 9 September 2017.

Running 5 months prior to the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics, the best winter sports athletes in the world will once again descend on New Zealand's South Island for an action packed programme of alpine ski racing, cross country skiing, curling, freeskiing and snowboarding.

The 2017 competition schedule has extended to 2 weeks, moved a week later than previous years and sees the addition of a FWQ Freeride series for the first time at The Remarkables*, as well as the return of para-snowboarding with an IPC World Cup Banked Slalom at Treble Cone.

Snowboard competition schedule announced

In 2017, the Snowboard park and pipe events are returning to Cardrona and will be sanctioned at FIS World Cup and World Snowboard Tour International level:

1st - 5th Sept:            FIS Snowboard Slopestyle World Cup
6th - 10th Sept:          FIS Snowboard Halfpipe World Cup

A Snowboard Big Air event may be added later.

The full Games schedule can be viewed in the pdf attached right hand side.