Adam’s career in ski racing began at Coronet Peak in 2001 with a school holiday programme. As a child he spent most winter weekends skiing and now enjoys competing and training as a full time athlete.
During the NZ winter Adam trains at Coronet Peak, Cardrona and Treble Cone. For the past ten years, summers have been spent in Europe, Canada and for the past three years, Sugar Bowl Academy in California, USA.
Adam was awarded the prestigious title of New Zealand Alpine National Champion in 2012.Adam was the 2013 National Champion in Slalom and Giant Slalom and at the 2013 Snow Sports NZ Annual Awards was named Alpine Ski Racer Athlete of the Year. His 2013 Northern Hemisphere season got off to a fantastic start when he won the first FIS (International Ski Federation) race in the Slalom discipline against a strong international field represented by more than 30 nations. Not only did Adam top the podium, he achieved a personal best result, scoring 17.35 FIS points – and all on his 21st birthday!
Adam’s dream to represent his country at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi is very much alive!