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Talented Queenstown ski racer Adam Barwood (pictured) basks in the glory of an outstanding last week with Swedish skiing superstar Jon Olsson. 

Barwood, 18, has been crowned under-20 Junior National Champion after skiing the fastest in his category in both giant slalom and slalom at the NZ National Champs at Coronet Peak. 

Along with winning three golds, two silver and one bronze during the competition, Barwood was also declared overall junior champ – including the international field – for giant slalom. 

|Olsson, who’s spent time in Queenstown training and racing recently, skied the fastest to become overall winner for giant slalom during the competition.