Another Epic Day at Turoa for Secondary Schools Snowboard Comp

Day Two of the K2-Queenstown Resort College North Island Secondary Schools Snowboard Competition and another all night re-build of the Boardercross course and what a course on another bluebird day! There was a large crowd enjoying the latest spring snow at Turoa.

In addition to the best Secondary School athletes from throughout the North Island, seven up and coming Grommets from Raglan and Ruapehu were invited to this year's event. The spectators were entertained by the riding skills of these eight and ten year olds.


Boys' Boardercross
1st Nic Crawford - Trident High
2nd Jack Parsons - New Plymouth Boys High
3rd Josh Harden - Rangitoto College

Girls' Boardercross
1st Georgia Ferris - Correspondence School
2nd Phoebe Crawford - Trident High
3rd Serena Williams - St Peters School Cambridge

Top Overall Boy (Three events)
1st= Johnny Double - Ruapehu College
        Nic Crawford - Trident High

Top Overall Girl
1st Georgia Ferris - Correspondence School

Top Grommets
1st Jet Hughes - Raglan Area School
2nd Tui Wikohike - Raetihi Primary School
3rd Eli Brown - Raetihi Primary School

Combined Boys' Team
1st Trident High
2nd Ruapehu College
3rd Westlake Boys High

This is the third year in a row that Trident have won the top overall Boys' School Cup!

Combined Girls' Team
1st St Peters School Cambridge
2nd St Marys College Ponsonby
3rd Mt Albert Grammar


Attached photo: Boys' Boardercross Final. Left to right:

Jack Parsons (New Plymouth Boys High) 2nd; Nic Crawford (Trident High) 1st; Josh Harden (Rangitoto College) 3rd; Johnny Double (Ruapehu College) 4th; Starter Stephen Lane (Tauranga Boys High)

Photo (Malcolm Haig)

For more photos go to:
Photographer Liz Brooker

Malcolm Haig
Event Organiser
Cell 021 475 445