Lake Wanaka, New Zealand (28 September 2015) – Snow Sports NZ is pleased to announce the nominees for its Annual Awards:
Instructor of the Year
Coach of the Year
Ben Adams – Adaptive Snow Sports
Nils Coberger - Alpine Ski Racing
Henrik Forsberg – Cross Country
Tom Willmott – Freeski
Sean Thompson – Snowboard
Jamie Prebble - Freeski
Sam Lee - Freeride
Carlos Garcia Knight – Snowboard
Adaptive Snow Sports Athlete of the Year
Alpine Ski Racer of the Year
Cross Country Skier of the Year
Freeride Athlete of the Year
Freeskier of the Year
Snowboarder of the Year
Carlos Garcia Knight
Awards will also be presented to the 2015 Masters Ski Racing Champions, Alison Duder and Perry Coulter.
The Snow Sports NZ Annual Awards Night will be held on Saturday 10 October at the Lake Wanaka Centre from 6 -10.30pm. The awards encompass a 12 month timeframe which includes the 2014/2015 Northern Hemisphere season and the 2015 Southern Hemisphere season.
Winners will be presented with their awards and a guest panel will be speak about their Life in Snow Sports.
The guest panel includes: