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The Southern Hemisphere’s biggest snow sports event is back in 2022. The Games will include 16 events across alpine, freeride and freestyle (park and pipe) disciplines.
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Saturday, August 27, 2022

Cardrona Alpine Resort, Coronet Peak and The Remarkables will host the best of New Zealand’s snow sports athletes, as well as welcoming back international competitors for the first time since 2019. 

The events will kick off with Alpine Ski racing at Coronet Peak on Saturday the 27th August. There will be two FIS Super G Australia New Zealand Cup races on day one and will be followed by two FIS Australia New Zealand Cup Giant Slalom races on the 28th and 29th August. 

Freeski and Snowboard Halfpipe and Slopestyle action follows at Cardrona Alpine Resort from the 1st to the 4th of September. These FIS Australia New Zealand Cups will draw a big crowd with kiwi stars dropping in alongside their team mates and other international competitors. 

The North Face Frontier is back between Saturday 3rd and Thursday 8th September at The Remarkables. This kiwi freeride institution features 2* and 4* Freeride World Tour Qualifier events and will attract many names you now see on the Freeride World Tour. The 2* event will be held in Shadow Basin, while the 4* event will be hosted in the Alta Chutes with Lake Alta providing an epic viewing platform. 

The 16-day snow sports spectacle will be rounded off with Big Air and Park Jam events at Cardrona Alpine Resort. The format for these events is being co-designed with athletes to give them their best chance to demonstrate their incredible talent.

For more information please visit the Winter Games NZ website or our Social Media channels.


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