Andrew Wylie

Born: Gold Coast, Australia, 11 May 1989

Home Hill: Coronet Peak

Home Town: Queenstown

Favorite Discipline: Slalom

Favorite Food: Fergburger

Andrew grew up skiing on The Remarkables in Queenstown, New Zealand. He raced with the Queenstown Alpine Ski Team (QAST) from age 8. At various times he has been a member of NZ's National Alpine, Freestyle and Freeride teams. He competed for NZ at the World Junior Championships 2007-2009.

After retiring from ski racing Andrew followed in his parent' footsteps and became a coach and instructor. He has worked for QAST, Cardrona Alpine Ski Team, Aspen Skiing Company, NZ Ski Instructor's Alliance, the Austrian WC Skier-X Team and Alice Robinson.

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QUALIFICATIONS  

 

  • NZSIA* Fully certified ski instructor & trainer 2019   

  • NZSIA Alpine Race Coach 2019

  • NZSIA Children's Instructing Certification Level 2 2012  

  • NZSIA Freeski Level One Certification 2012  

  • ISIA* Speedtest Certification 2017

  • Australian Maritime College Graduate 2013

  • NCEA Level 3 Wakatipu High School 2007  

* NZSIA = New Zealand Ski Instructors Alliance 

* ISIA = International Ski Instructors Association

SKIING ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Winter Games NZ Big Mountain 2017/18 Gold Medal

  • Winter Games NZ Big Mountain 2016/17 Silver, Bronze Medals

  • World Powder 8 Championships Bronze Medal

  • Selected New Zealand Demo Team 2017-2019 including Interski 2019 Bulgaria (unable to represent due to injury)

  • Selected NZSIA Demo Team 2019-2023 including Interski 2023 Finland

  • NZ Technical Skiing Championships 2016 4th Place

  • World Synchronised Ski Championships Aspen Demo Team 2017 silver 2014 bronze

  • Member of NZ Ski Racing Team 2005-2012 

  • Competitor World Junior Championships 2007-2009

COACHING

  • Queenstown Alpine Ski Team U12, U14 coach 2013-2015

  • Cardrona Alpine Ski Team Junior Head Coach 2016-2019

  • Coach Alice Robinson on International Children's Circuit

 

SKI SERVICE

  • Alice Robinson - age 13-16

  • Austrian World Cup Skier-X Team - Silver Medal World Juniors 2018

  • Outside Sports - High Performance Service Manager 2008-2013

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