Snow Sports NZ Annual Award Nominees

Lake Wanaka, New Zealand (18 September 2017) Snow Sports NZ is pleased to announce the nominees for its Annual Awards:

Instructor of the Year sponsored by NZSIA

Kim Cosman (The Remarkables)

Lorna Gibson (Treble Cone)

Rhys Jones (NZSki)

Coach of the Year sponsored by Cooke Howlison

Jane Stevens (Wanaka) – Adaptive Snow Sports

Mitch Brown (Wanaka) - Snowboarding

Nils Coberger (Queenstown) - Alpine Ski Racing

Tommy Pyatt (Wanaka) - Freeskiing 

Breakthrough Season sponsored by Central Heating Solutions

Aaron Ewen (Auckland) – Adaptive Snow Sports

Alice Robinson (Queenstown) – Alpine Ski Racing

Finn Duffy (Queenstown) – Freeride Snowboard

Jessica Hotter (Rangataua) – Freeride Ski

Nico Porteous (Christchurch) – Freeski

Tiarn Collins – (Queenstown) - Snowboard

Adaptive Snow Sports Athlete of the Year sponsored by The Gilly & Tony Hall Foundation

Adam Hall (Wanaka)

Carl Murphy (Wanaka)

Corey Peters (New Plymouth) 

Alpine Ski Racer of the Year sponsored by Coronet Peak

Adam Barwood (Queenstown)

Alice Robinson (Queenstown)

Willis Feasey (Twizel) 

Cross Country Skier of the Year sponsored by Cruickshank Pryde & Snow Farm

Campbell Wright (Wanaka) 

Freeride Athlete of the Year sponsored by Treble Cone

Craig Murray (Wanaka)

Hank Bilous (Wanaka)

Maria Kuzma (Wanaka)

Sam Lee (Wanaka) 

Freeskier of the Year sponsored by Cardrona Alpine Resort

Jackson Wells (Wanaka)

Jamie Prebble (Christchurch)

Miguel Porteous (Christchurch)

Snowboarder of the Year sponsored by Dick Schulze

Carlos Garcia Knight (Christchurch)

Duncan Campbell (Queenstown)

Zoi Sadowski Synnott (Wanaka) 

Awards will also be presented to the 2017 Masters Ski Racing Champions, Julie Gibbs (Auckland) and Jon Wardrop (Auckland). 

The Snow Sports NZ Annual Awards Night will be held on Saturday 30 September at the Lake Wanaka Centre from 7 -11pm. The awards encompass a 12-month timeframe which includes the 2016/2017 Northern Hemisphere season and the 2017 Southern Hemisphere season.

Winners will be presented with their awards and Peter Wardell, Chef de Mission for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games will be the guest speaker.

Tickets for the Snow Sports NZ Annual Awards tickets are $25 and can be purchased here


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