Adam Barwood

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Adam Barwood
Personal information
Born30 July 1992 (1992-07-30) (age 26)
Queenstown, New Zealand
Height185 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Sport
Country New Zealand
SportAlpine skiing

Adam Barwood (born 30 July 1992, in Queenstown, New Zealand[1][2]) is an alpine skier from New Zealand. He competed for New Zealand at the 2014 Winter Olympics in the slalom and giant slalom.[3] Adam's career in ski racing began at Coronet Peak in 2001 with a school holiday program learning to ski and weekends, to where he now a full-time athlete. He has also spent time training at Cardrona and Treble Cone. Since 2004, summers have been spent in the northern hemisphere continuing the training in Europe, Canada and the USA. Adam participated in the Olympics in Sochi, Russia February 2014 in slalom (placing 25th) and giant slalom (44th).

Adam has been a member of the New Zealand National Alpine Ski Team since 2010 and has won the Overall NZ Alpine Champion trophy 2012 and 2013; open slalom champion 2012, 2013; open giant slalom champion 2013.

References[edit]

  1. ^ FIS Biography
  2. ^ Sochi 2014 profile
  3. ^ "Wells brothers head 15-strong Olympics team". Stuff.co.nz. 23 January 2014. Retrieved 23 January 2014.

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