New Zealand sent its smallest ever team to a Summer or Winter Olympics, when just two skiers were selected. Chris Womersley made it to the start in three Alpine events and Ross Ewington finished the downhill but was disqualified in the slalom and giant slalom.

Sports Attended at Sapporo 1972

Alpine Skiing2

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The resource was developed to accompany the Black on White exhibition, at the New Zealand Olympic Museum. This resource focuses on learning through sport, using the Olympic Winter Games to enable students to develop knowledge of themselves, other people, social skills and positive attitudes and values.