Snow Farm FIS Races 2012

The FIS Australia – New Zealand Continental Cup headed over to the Snow Farm in New Zealand last week, with races on Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. Australian Team members Callum and Aimee Watson travelled over to compete, and came up against strong competition from Japan, Russia, Czech and Poland.

Full results from the events are available on the FIS site: http://www.fis-ski.com/uk/604/1228.html?event_id=31763&cal_suchsector=CC

Callum finished 8th in the 15km Classic, 7th in the Freestyle Sprint, and 11th in the 10km Freestyle. Kreczmer from Poland won the two distance races and Petukhov from Russia won the Sprint. Aimee was 4th in the 10km Classic, 5th in the Freestyle Sprint and 8th in the 5km Freestyle, with Kowalczyk from Poland winning all three events.

For more race details look for an update on Callum’s blog http://callumwatsonxc.wordpress.com/ coming soon!

Callum at the front of the pack in the 15km Classic, image taken from Facebook.

Results – Snowfarm ANC Freestyle Races

The 2010 Australia – New Zealand Cup races at the Snowfarm in New Zealand finished up today with three of the Australians on the podium.  See below for full results in PDF format.

2010 ANC Results – Women 5km & Men 10km Freestyle

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Results – Snowfarm ANC Sprints

Esther Bottomley took second place today in the FIS ANC Sprint at the Snowfarm in New Zealand behind 2006 Olympic Sprint Gold Medalist Chandra Crawford from Canada. Callum Watson was second in the B-Final behind Ivan Babikov of Canada and sixth overall. Other Australians Belinda Phillips, Chris Darlington and Leon Spiller were knocked out in the quarter-finals.

Qualification and final results are linked below in PDF format:

2010 ANC Results – Sprint Freestyle

A race report and images are available on Fasterskier

Results – Snowfarm ANC Classic Races

Results from the ANC 15km Classic for men and 10km Classic for women held at the Snowfarm in NZ today. Both races were held in mass start format. Tomorrow – Freestyle Sprints. Sunday – 5/10km Freestyle.

2010 ANC Results – Men 15km Classic & Women 10km Classic

A race report is available on the Fasterskier website.