New Zealand Winter Games - Ski Mag

New Zealand Winter Games

This year’s New Zealand Winter Games, from August 13-23, features four freeski events: slopestyle, half pipe, big air, and skier cross. Keep an eye on athletes like Devin Logan, Jen Hudak, and Jossi Wells at this event, and as they prepare for the 2014 Olympics.
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Freeski Superpipe: New Zealand Winter Games

Cardrona, outside of Wanaka, New Zealand, played host to the Freeski Superpipe event in the 100% Pure New Zealand Winter Games. Gus Kenworthy and Devin Logan took home top honors, and Jossi Wells, Jen Hudak, David Wise, and Maddie Bowman were on the podium as well.

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This weekend, the Winter X Games, arguably the biggest event in skiing, took over Aspen. The pioneer of women's pipe skiing regained the podium, Sammy Carlson finally won Slopestyle gold, and a local boy made it big. Here's what went down.

American Keri Herman won a silver at the Winter X Games in Aspen earlier this year, and today, she earned another silver in slopestyle, thanks to her second run, which included a 540 true tail grab.

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The European X Games finished up today in Tignes, France, with the women's ski slopestyle and halfpipe and the men's ski slopestyle. North American athletes represented on the podium with Canadian and U.S. skiers winning all three of today's events. Here are photos from the day.