17-year-old NZ ski racer Alice Robinson stunned the ski racing world last season with a string of impressive results including NZ's first World Cup medal in 17 years at the final of the FIS Alpine World Cup Tour. Alice finished in the silver medal position just 0.30s behind world number one Mikaela Shiffrin.
You don’t get to share the podium with the best in the world without a lot of hard work and some great support. Alice shares her story in the latest in our #benext series.
Could you follow in Alice's footsteps? Alice started ski racing at the age of eight. Find your local training provider here. "If anyone's wanting to do ski racing they should really get amongst it," says Alice. "It's so accessible in New Zealand, we're so close to the mountains. You definitely won't regret it. It's going to take you some amazing places."
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