Nominees Announced for Snow Sports NZ Annual Awards

The Snow Sports NZ Annual Awards Night presented by Pisten Bully and Snow Industries Limited will take place on Friday 3 October 2014 at the Lake Wanaka Centre. Snow Sports NZ is pleased to announce the following nominees: 

Coach of the Year:                          

Ben Adams (Adaptive)

Cedric Maret (Alpine)

Alexei Sotskov (Cross Country)

Bruce Wells (Freeski)

Colin Bartlett (Snowboard) 

Breakthrough Season:                  

Willis Feasey (Alpine)

Hank Bilous (Freeride)

Finn Bilous (Freeski)

Carlos Garcia Knight (Snowboard) 

Cross Country Skier of the Year:              

Andy Pohl

Nils Koons

Sarah Murphy

Alpine Ski Racer of the Year:                     

Adam Barwood

Piera Hudson

Willis Feasey 

Adaptive Athlete of the Year:                   

Adam Hall

Carl Murphy

Corey Peters

 Snowboarder of the Year:                          

Carlos Garcia Knight

Christy Prior

Shelly Gotlieb

 Freeride Athlete of the Year:                    

Charlie Lyons

Ruari Macfarlane

Sam Smoothy 

Freeski Athlete of the Year:                        

Beau-James Wells

Janina Kuzma

Jossi Wells 

It has been a busy 12 months for New Zealand snow sports and we look forward to celebrating the successes of athletes across all disciplines, as well as the coaches and supporters who contribute so much behind the scenes. 

For the 2014 Annual Awards Night we will be joined by a special guest panel who will share their experiences of the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Sochi this year. The panel includes: 

  • Scotty ‘Sumo’ Stevenson from Sky Sport
  • Michelle Pickles from TV3 Sport
  • John Melville from Development Snowparks
  • Peter Wardell Olympic Chef de Mission
  • Ashley Light Paralympic Chef de Mission

Our Olympic athletes will be presented with their special Olympic pins and our Paralympians with their Paralympic participation medals.

Film footage and photography showcasing the sports, athletes and events across the Northern and Southern Hemisphere seasons will be on show throughout the night.

Tickets and further information are available via the Snow Sports NZ website.


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