Having grown up on a farm, Eliza has always loved the outdoors and following after her two older brothers always made her determined to do whatever they were able to do. So when Dad took the boys out skiing, Eliza (aged 22 months) refused to be left sitting in the cafe, even if it meant she needed to wear gear that was twice her size! She joined Team Hutt aged eight and now trains with Chris Knight and Jeff Fergus at International Ski Racing Academy (ISRA).
Disciplines: Giant Slalom, Slalom, Super Combined, Super-G
Home town: Hororata
Career highlights: 2019 Are World Champs team (46th in the GS); 1st Overall Civetta Uni GS race 2019 (28.99 points); PB at the 2017 World Champs GS qualification race (7th place & 29.84 FIS points); 2017 World Juniors team; 1st overall Perisher ANC GS 2015; 2nd overall and 2nd in the GS standing for ANC 2015;
Eliza now trains with Chris Knight and Jeff Fergus at International Ski Racing Academy (ISRA). She posts regular updates on her blog and you can follow her news and results via: https://elizagrigg.com/
Eliza represented NZ at the 2017 World Ski Championships in St Moritz where she scored a personal best result of 7th place and 29.84 FIS points in the ladies’ GS qualification. She also competed for New Zealand at the World Junior Championships in Are, Sweden 2017 and was able to return to Are for the 2019 World Ski Championship where she placed 46th in the GS in a field of 82 finishers.
Check out more of Eliza's results here, or follow her on social media.