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Sam Lee has earned his first podium placing on the Freeride World Tour, the sport’s most prestigious competition. Lee finished in third place in today’s competition in Haines, Alaska which is the penultimate stop in the five-stop world tour.

Skier Sam Lee has claimed victory at a Freeride World Qualifier Tour event in Austria, adding to a string of top results and solidifying this season as the most successful of his career to date.

Sam Lee is charging through his first season on the Freeride World Tour, yesterday claiming a fourth place finish at the second tour stop in Andorra. The result comes off the back of an eighth place finish at the competition opener staged at the same ski area in the Pyrenees a week ago. 

 Wanaka skier Sam Lee has ticked off his goal of a top 10 result at his first ever Freeride World Tour competition, finishing eighth in last night’s (NZT) event staged in the Andorran resort of Vallnord-Arcalis.

The Freeride World Qualifier 4-star event held in Les Arcs, France on 3 February had a distinctly Kiwi flavour with three New Zealand athletes making the podium. Sam Lee placed second in men’s ski, Maria Kuzma second in women’s snowboard and Roland Morley Brown second in men’s snowboard.

Axamer Lizum, Austria (27 March 2016) - A year after suffering a season-ending knee injury Wanaka skier Sam Lee has made a convincing return to competition.

Blue skies and fresh snow complimented the second 2* competition of the Freeride World Qualifier series of the season on the Grand Tsai face of Bruson Resort.

Following a challenging season due to difficult snow and weather conditions all over the northern hemisphere, the SWATCH FREERIDE WORLD TOUR BY THE NORTH FACE® (FWT) now heads to Verbier, Switzerland,...

Kappl-Paznaun, Austria - (23 February 2014) – For the second weekend running New Zealand freeskier Neil Williman has claimed a podium position on the Freeride World Qualifier (FWQ) Tour.