2013 Freeski & Snowboard Junior National Titles Awarded

Lake Wanaka, NZ – (5 October 2013) –  The overall winners of the Snow Sports NZ 2013 Freeski & Snowboard Junior National Championships were presented with their awards at a prize giving ceremony at the Lake Wanaka Centre yesterday afternoon (Friday 4 October).

The 2013 event saw over 200 skiers and snowboarders between the ages of five and 18 compete in a range of disciplines including dual giant slalom, ski and boarder cross, big mountain, halfpipe and slopestyle at Cardrona Alpine Resort.

Snow Sports NZ 2013 Freeski & Snowboard National Champions

Ruggies:

Ski boy: Finley Melville Ives

Snowboard girl: Amarnie Barber

Snowboard boy: Campbell Melville Ives

Grommets

Ski girl: Nate Teen

Ski boy: Luca Huck Harrington

Snowboard girl: Charlotte Lyell

Snowboard boy: Zephyr Lovelock

Rippers

Ski girl: Zac Teen

Ski boy: Jasper Bloomfield

Snowboard girl: Cool Wakushima

Snowboard boy: Mitchell Davern

Shredders

Ski girl: Fiona Murray

Ski boy: Nico Porteous

Snowboard girl: Zoi Sadowski Synnott

Snowboard boy: Ronan Thompson

Youth

Ski girl: Olivia Jones

Ski boy: Jackson Wells

Snowboard girl: Lucy Hayes

Snowboard boy: Matthew Cox

Junior

Ski boy: Beau-James Wells

Snowboard girl: Georgia Baff

Snowboard boy: Timothy Herbert

Full results for snowboard here

Full results for ski here

Snow Sports NZ’s Adam Dooney thanked the sponsors of the 2013 Junior Nationals without whom the week’s events would not have been possible. He also thanked the events crew at Cardrona Alpine Resort who work hard behind the scenes, often beginning their working day at 4am, to ensure the smooth running of competition.

Attendees of the Junior Nationals prize giving ceremony also had the opportunity to win spot prizes including skis and snowboards. Jack Jeffs was the lucky winner of a pair of Smith goggles in the ‘Place it, post it, shoot it’ Facebook and Instagram competition. Entrants were asked to take a photo of themselves holding a 2013 Junior Nationals poster in the most interesting place possible.

The prize giving ceremony closed with a video of the official NZ Olympic song performed by Hollie Smith and the Royal New Zealand Navy Band. 

Videos of the week’s competition are available to view on vimeo. Day One edit available here: http://vimeo.com/75747385. Day two edit available here: http://vimeo.com/75836939. Day three edit here: http://vimeo.com/76007396. Day four edit available here:http://vimeo.com/76070268

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2013 Freeski & Snowboard Junior National Titles Awarded

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  Junior Nationals