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Mt Hutt ‘all systems go’ for 40th season opening (13-Jun-13)
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Queenstown’s Coronet Peak ski area first to open in Australasia (10-Jun-13)
Queenstown’s Coronet Peak ski area today (June 8) celebrated in style as the first Australasian ski field to open for winter....

Coronet Peak first ski area in Australasia to open on Saturday (05-Jun-13)
Queenstown is officially open for winter as the 2013 season kicks off at Coronet Peak on Saturday (June 8).

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Norway Dominates Mt Hutt Super Combined! (12-Sep-10)

Mt Hutt, New Zealand, September 12, 2010 -  Norwegians Espen Lysdahl and Lotte

Norwegians Espen Lysdahl and Lotte Smiseth Sejersted stood atop the podium today in the final Super-Combined race of the Australia-New Zealand Cup at Mt. Hutt.

Lysdahl (1:43.04) was joined by teammate Kristian Haug (1:43.83) and the USA’s Wiley Maple (1:44.15) on the podium. Queenstown’s Tim Cafe was the top New Zealander in seventh in 1:45.42.

Sejersted set the standard for the women, winning easily in a combined 1:46.26.  Russian teammates Anastasia Kedrina (1:48.63) and Anna Sorokina (1:48.64) filled out the podium.

Top New Zealanders were Taylor Rapley in eighth in a combined 1:50.27 and Sarah Jarvis in 13th in 1:51.96.

Norway’s Aksel Lund Svindal finished the morning’s Super G ahead of the field in1:03.30. Lysdahl was second in 1:03.38, and teammate Iver Bjerkestrand (1:03.48) was third.

Ohakune’s Ben Griffin posted a time of 1:03.93 to tie for fourth in the Super G. The next fastest Kiwi in the Super G was Tim Cafe, who finished 11th in 1:05.03. Cafe’s solid slalom run moved him up the leaderboard in the afternoon.

In the women’s Super G, Sejersted repeated her performance from Thursday, finishing first in 1:06.16, followed by teammate Chloe Margrethe Fausa (1:07.35) and Russia’s Vladislava Bureeva (1:07.63).

Queenstown’s Rapley had the best New Zealand result in the Super G, finishing eighth in 1:08.67.  Whakapapa’s Jarvis and Alexandra McGlinn (Christchurch) finished 14th and 15th in the Super G.

The Australia-New Zealand Cup series continues at Mt. Hutt Saturday with the Giant Slalom.

For complete results visit www.fis-ski.com

 
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