Campbell Wright

Campbell was named Snow Sports NZ Cross Country Skier of the Year  in 2016. The young teenager had another outstanding year on the cross country tracks, pushing himself against some much older competitors and speeding away with top results. 

Disciplines: Cross country skiing

Hometown: Wanaka

Career highlights:  Snow Sports NZ Cross Country Skier of the Year 2016; 1st place 2015 New Zealand Age Group Championships 5km classic U14 age group and fifth overall

 

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Biography

In 2016 13-year old Campbell had another outstanding year on the cross country tracks, winning the men’s under 18 category in the NZ National Championship Freestyle race at Snow Farm and  travelling to Australia to compete in the Joey Hoppet where he finished second overall in the 7km race. 

During the 2015 NZ season Campbell placed first from 76 racers in the 7km Straggle Muster as part of the annual Merino Muster at The Snow Farm. In the New Zealand Age Group Championships 5km classic he was first in the U14 age group and fifth overall. At the NZ Schools champs Campbell placed first in the intermediate category and second Overall. Campbell was a member of the team that travelled to Australia for the Kangaroo Hoppet Cross Country Skiing Race. He competed in the 7km Joey Hoppet where he finished fifth from 356 competitors.