Calhoun Blows Away Competition in Super G02.09.2011
In the Men’s Super G Sitting Race at the NZ Winter Games, the USA’s Heath Calhoun blew his competition away in 1.04.30. His teammate Stephen Lawler (1:12.87) took silver and Great Britain’s Peter Dunning (1:14.90) won bronze.
Australian adaptive athlete Cameron Rahles–Rahbula took out the Men’s Super G Standing Race at Mt Hutt with an exceptional time of 1:04.09. New Zealand’s Adam Hall came in second in a time of 1:06.73 and USA’s Ralph Green (1:09.41) took bronze.
In the Women’s Super G Visually Impaired Race, Australia’s Melissa Perrine (1:18.05) and her guide Andrew Bor narrowly beat Great Britain’s Kelly Gallagher
The NZ Winter Games took place near Queenstown, New Zealand from 13-28 August and was first event of the para-skiing season which will continue through until April 2012.