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Michael Norrie TC Ski Team Application 57 Paremata Road, Paremata, Porirua, 5024 0273899955 mike.ski247@gmail.com Born: 2/2/1991

PREVIOUS ATTAINMENTS / ACCOMPLISHMENTS Ski Industry  NZSIA Level 1 Qualification 2007  NZSIA Level 2 Qualification 2008  NZSIA Level 3 Theoretical pass 2009  CSIA Affiliated Level 3 Qualification 2009  Junior Free Ride Coach Kimberley Alpine Resort (Canada) 2009/2010  Ski Instructor at Kimberley Alpine Resort (Canada) 2009/2010  Ski Instructor at Whakapapa 2009 Competition  5th Place Export Extreme (Mt Ruapehu, NZ) 2009  Highest Free Ride World Tour Rank 68  Rookie of the Event at the Export Extreme (Mt Ruapehu, NZ) 2009  Current Free Ride World Tour Rank 213 (have not been able to compete in Europe during the 2009/2010 season due to employment in Canada)  1st Place North Island Ski Champs Slalom 2006  FIS and National points races  Whakapapa Race Team 2005 – 2006  Captain Secondary School Ski Team Other  Team Player Award, Whakapapa Race Team 2005

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Michael Norrie

EVENTS SCHEDULE 2010 Free Ski Events  July 24 – 25, Extreme Ski Event Temple Basin  August 21 – 22, Gnomes Free Ride Temple Basin  September 5 – 6, Black Diamond Big Mountain Temple Basin (depending on travel, this event may be skipped in order to compete in the Export Extreme) Free   

Ride World Qualifier Events: August 26 – 27, K2 Big Mountain Chill Series Craigiburn September 7 – 12, Export Extreme Whakapapa Volkl Free Ski NZ Open, dates unknown

GOALS 2010 My Goals for 2010 are:      

To finish in the top 6 in all national Free Ride Events To finish with at least 1 podium in 2010 To develop my free style skills, predominantly in spinning and flips off cliffs To find a sponsor To end the season in the top 35 on the Free Ride World Tour Rankings To end the season uninjured

LONG-TERM GOALS My long-term goals are:       

To be in the National Free Ski Team To win the Volkl NZ Open To compete in the European leg of the Free Ride World Tour Qualifiers To achieve a final Free Ride World Tour ranking (after the European season as well) above 35 To pre-qualify for the Free Ride World Tour To be in the top 10 of the Free Ride World Tour To further my skiing in other disciplines, such as free style, big air, and half pipe, and become competitive in these areas

ATTIRBUTES  Significant Race Experience  Have Skied in America and significantly in Canada

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 High Technical Ski Ability through Instructor Training  Ability to confidently hit 40 foot + drops  Determination  Enthusiasm  Driven to Succeed

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