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Masters Ski Racing Starts At Cardrona

1 August 2005

Masters Ski Racing Starts At Cardrona

The 2005 Masters Ski Racing season kicked off at Cardrona Alpine Resort at daybreak today with 27 racers aged between 33 and 69 taking part in the Browns Ski Shop Super GS.

Deannie Johnstone from Queenstown took the honours of fastest woman with a time of 1:11.24. Wanaka’s Bonnie Teat was hot on her heels with 1:11.79 and Elizabeth Wallace came in third with 1:15.92.

In the men’s competition 68-year-old Walter Unterberger from Richmond had the fastest time of 1:07.60. Willy Hunt of Queenstown took second place with 1:09.97 while Richard Hutchison of Wanaka came third with 1:10.53.

The Ski Masters Series continues at Cardrona on 20 August with the Dynastar Super GS. For more information visit


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