NEW ZEALAND ON THE WORLD STAGE

The Winter Games NZ saw Kiwis take 2 World Cup podiums in Snowboard Slopestyle, 7 out of 12 podiums in the Freeride World Qualifier 4 star event and strong performances from Kiwis in all disciplines.

But we want to see more success. In more World Cups, the Olympic Games in Pyeongchang and on the Freeride World Tour.

That’s why Snow Sports New Zealand has teamed up with Mons Royale to create Black Snow. An initiative to get passionate snowsports fans together to watch Kiwi’s competing on the world stage. We have also created a line of garments to raise funds for Snow Sports New Zealand’s Athlete Development programs.

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Imagine if as many people got together to watch our snow sports athletes as they watch things like the All Blacks and the America’s Cup. Wouldn’t that be rad? … Let’s make it happen!

Just because it’s summer here doesn’t mean we can’t support the crew who are killing it in competitions across the Northern Hemisphere winter. #BlackSnow is all about supporting kiwi athletes going global.

Black Snow is all about community. Head over to the BLACK SNOW Facebook Page to stay connected and updated on the kiwi team.

You can organise, attend and support a #BlackSnow Chapter event to watch our athletes at in the Northern Hemisphere in any location across New Zealand. If you’d like to help set up an event, all you need to do is download our #BlackSnow Toolkit here and get organised!

Don’t forget to check out our supporters gear to help you cheer along and support our kiwi snow sport atheletes. Check out the BLACK SNOW supporters range here

STEPS TO SETTING UP YOUR BLACK SNOW CHAPTER

 

1. FIND A VENUE

Find a venue that already has Sky broadcasting rights for the event or a private dwelling.

2. FILL IN POSTER WITH DETAILS

Use the template in this kit to create a poster (please review guidelines re wording).

3. PROMOTE IT

Put posters up in locations with good exposure. Dress code: Black

4. TELL US

Fill in the event form so we can create an event on the Black Snow FB page.

5. TELL EVERYONE ELSE

Shout about your event using word of mouth and inviting people on FB, you can create an event on your own channels too, banner image provided.

6. ENJOY

Enjoy the event with your friends and family!

7. SHARE

Share images from your event using #blacksnow on social media.

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SHOW YOUR SUPPORT

You can show your support, all summer long in a limited edition Mons Royale Merino Black Snow garment, with all profits from the sale of this garment going straight to the Snowsports NZ athlete development fund. Show your support for the team and aid in the development of New Zealand talent. Buy a BLACK SNOW garment and wear it with pride.

Follow The Athletes On Instagram

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Christy Prior
Craig Murray
Janina Kuzma
Manu Barnard
Hank Bilous
Beau-James Wells
Zoi Sadowski-Synott
Byron Wells
Maria Kuzma
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ASIA PACIFIC

  • Australia

  • New Zealand

EUROPE

  • Switzerland

  • Rest of Europe

NORTH AMERICA

  • Canada

    United States