Alpine Ski Racing

The principle of ski racing is simple - fastest time from top to bottom wins. The first ski races took place in New Zealand in the 1920s and the first nationwide ski championships were held at Ruapehu in 1929. Alpine ski racing is one of the most popular competitive snow sports in NZ with skiers of all ages in schools, organisations, clubs, ski schools and resorts getting involved. Snow Sports NZ support competitive participation and talent development of alpine ski racing in NZ, here’s how…