2023 Snow Sports NZ Annual Awards presented by Racers Edge Wānaka - Nominees Announced

Snow Sports NZ is thrilled to announce the nominees for the 2023 Snow Sports NZ Annual Awards Night presented by Racers Edge Wānaka.  

Instructor of the Year sponsored by the New Zealand Snowsports Instructors Alliance

  • Nick Bellion (Coronet Peak)
  • Rhiannon Moore (Mt Hutt)
  • Rebecca Matthew (Cardrona)
  • Sheena Haywood (The Remarkables)
  • Tarn Sykes (Cardrona)

Coach of the Year sponsored by Blackwells Mazda

  • Chris Knight (Christchurch)
  • Hamish McDougall (Wānaka)
  • Scott Palmer (Wānaka)

Breakthrough Season sponsored by Winter Games NZ

  • Fin Melville Ives (Wānaka)
  • Fynn Powell (Taupō)
  • Lucia Georgalli (Wānaka)
  • Mikayla Smyth (Auckland)
  • Ruby Star Andrews (Queenstown)

Freeskier of the Year sponsored by Mons Royale

  • Fin Melville Ives (Wānaka)
  • Luca Harrington (Wānaka)
  • Ruby Star Andrews (Queenstown)

Snowboarder of the Year sponsored by Dick Shulze

  • Lyon Farrell (Arrowtown)
  • Tiarn Collins (Queenstown)
  • Zoi Sadowski-Synnott (Wānaka)

Freerider of the Year sponsored by The Remarkables

  • Ben Richards (Wānaka)
  • Blake Marshall (Queenstown)
  • Finn Bilous (Wānaka)

The Alpine Ski Racer of the Year sponsored by Coronet Peak and the Adaptive Athlete of the Year sponsored by Cardrona | Treble Cone will be announced on the night, along with the Snow Sports New Zealand Overall Athlete of the Year.  

The awards encompass a 12 month timeframe, which includes the 2022/23 Northern Hemisphere season and the 2023 New Zealand season.

Snow Sports NZ is thrilled to be holding the 2023 Annual Awards Night at Coronet Peak in Queenstown on Saturday 7 October. The evening will start with a social hour from 6pm with the awards starting from 7pm, hosted by MC Ed Leigh. 

Snow Sports NZ is looking forward to celebrating the achievements of Kiwi athletes with the snow sports community next month, tickets are available on the Snow Sports NZ website.

2023 Snow Sports NZ Annual Awards presented by Racers Edge Wānaka - Nominees Announced

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