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Canadians Take Top Spot In Australia, New Zealand Cup Race At Coronet Peaks (17-Aug-10)

Coronet Peak, New Zealand, August 17, 2010 - Day two of the Australia New Zealand


Day two of the Australia New Zealand Cup races at Coronet Peak saw the Canadians claiming the top three positions in the Men’s slalom and two of the top three in the Women’s slalom.

Meanwhile, Kiwi Sarah Jarvis finished a creditable fourth in the women's race, complementing the form she showed on Monday in the first race of the series.

"It's a fantastic result for Sarah in her quest for the Golden bib," said Snow Sports New Zealand Alpine Manager and ANC Committee member James Lazor.

Patrick Biggs of the Canadian national team was first home with teammate David Donaldson second and fellow national team member Trevor White in third place.  In the women’s event Marie-Michele Gagnon of Canada took top honours, with Hailey Duke of the US second and Madison Irwin of Canada in third.

The first New Zealander to finish in the men’s event was Harrison Steedman in 10th place. New Zealand's top two men, Ben Griffin and Tim Cafe, did not finish the first run in difficult conditions.

Richard Murphy, head of Coronet Peak Race and Events Department, said the race came off without a hitch despite warm temperatures and limited visibility.

“It was a great race run under difficult conditions," said Murphy.  "All credit to everyone who finished today."

Lazor expressed his gratitude to the team at  Coronet Peak for assisting the ANC series and staging a World class event.

"We'd never be able to have the quality races we have without the support of Coronet Peak," said Lazor.  "The whole team did a great job." 

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