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The Final Destination: These 12 skiers, too, killed in NZ

Posted by te2ataria on September 26, 2019

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These 12 skiers, too, killed in New Zealand

NOTE: Some of the following skier fatalities in NZ may have been previously listed on the blog.

Aussie snowboarder dies at Coronet Peak (5 August 2019)
The 42-year-old Australian was discovered lying in the snow by four other mountain users about 11.35am. Cause of death has not been revealed.
https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/national/396023/snowboarder-dies-on-coronet-peak
New Zealand coroner’s office has confirmed the identity of the man as Chris Musgrave, of Angourie in northern NSW.

American tourist killed while skiing on Mt Aspiring (Sep 22, 2018)
American citizen, 35, was killed skiing from on Mt Aspiring. David Andrew Dec, 35, fell and was fatally injured while skiing alongside a friend toward the Bonar Glacier on Mt Aspiring at about 1.30pm on Saturday.
https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-zealand/american-tourist-dies-in-skiing-accident-mt-aspiring-near-wanaka
https://stuff.co.nz/national/107438285/american-climber-in-fatal-mt-aspiring-fall-named

Skier who died in Mt Ruapehu crater lake was a hero who saved child [Oct 2, 2017]
Richard Ebbett, 39, of Taupo was found by searchers in the lake near the top of Mt Ruapehu on Saturday morning.  Police said the indications are that he fell into the lake.
https://stuff.co.nz/national/97424240/man-who-died-in-lake-on-mt-ruapehu-saved-18month-old-from-drowning

Colorado Skier Killed In NZ (October 7, 2015)
“Skier Jeffrey Charles Atkinson, 22, took a 1,500 foot (500 meter) fall in icy conditions while backcountry skiing and died on New Zealand’s South Island on Monday, October 5, 2015. The incident took place in the backcountry near Treble Cone ski area – a ski resort near Wanaka, New Zealand.”
Atkinson came from Littleton, Colorado. RIP.

Australian skier killed while skiing at Devil’s Staircase, near Queenstown (12 August 2015)
Skier Roger Greville, 58, from Sydney, was killed after being pulled from snow near the Devil’s Staircase, near Queenstown.
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3194424/Shocking-footage-shows-Chinese-tourists-screaming-terror-Australian-man-sets-Devil-s-Staircase-ski-slope-oblivious-huge-avalanche-unfolding-claim-life.html

Sydney snowboarder kiled in 200-metre fall August 8, 2011
A SYDNEY snowboarder has died after sliding down a deep ravine into rocks in New Zealand’s mountainous back country. A 29-year-old Australian snowboarder has died in New Zealand after falling an estimated 200 metres. He was killed after sliding down a deep ravine into rocks in New Zealand’s mountainous back country.  “The 29-year-old technician, who was holidaying in the South Island with friends, had taken his snowboard off to climb the side of Tarn Basin, behind the Mt Cheeseman Ski Area, near Christchurch, when he slipped.”
https://www.news.com.au/world/sydney-snowboarder-dies-from-fall/news-story/ae82a35f560e2f3f7826a952033909d6

Australian skier dies after fall (September 11, 2009)
AN Australian skier has been killed and three snowboarders seriously injured in a horror day on New Zealand’s ski-fields.
Stan Siejka, a 51-year-old Tasmanian neurologist, died yesterday morning in Christchurch Hospital’s intensive care unit after a fall at the Porters ski area near Canterbury on Wednesday.
https://www.smh.com.au/world/australian-skier-dies-after-fall-20090910-fjbx.html

Avalanche victim had escaped death three weeks earlier (16 August 2009)
Jonathan Morgan, 38, had a narrow brush with death three weeks before being killed by an avalanche in the Ragged Range near Methven. He was killed on Friday, 14 August 2009.
https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10591165

A SYDNEY businessman killed in an avalanche in New Zealand [August 16, 2009]
New Zealand police today released the name of the 61-year-old businessman, Llynden Riethmuller, who was killed by a torrent of snow and ice.
https://www.news.com.au/news/australian-skier-killed-in-nz-avalanche/news-story/441dcd7dfedfb8f7e282493cf359318d

Dead man dragged 200m into gully by avalanche [published on ]
Ryan Manu Campbell, 30, was killed by an avalanche while snowboarding with friends outside the Coronet Peak ski area boundary. He triggered an avalanche about 4.40pm, which dragged him several hundred metres into a gully by the slide at the skifield boundary near Queenstown on August 2, 2009.  “Coronet Peak Ski Area manager Hamish McCrostie confirmed Mr Campbell was carried 200 to 300m by the slide to a point in a narrow gully.
http://stuff.co.nz/national/2716620/Dead-man-dragged-200m-into-gully-by-avalanche

Australian killed in avalanche in New Zealand (24 July 2009)
An Australian tourist has been killed in an avalanche while heli-skiing in the Ragged Range, near the South Island ski town of Methven on New Zealand’s south island.
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2009-07-25/years-of-experience-saved-skier-from-avalanche/1366600

Latest Known Ski NZ Fatality

Coronet Peak skier death – Name release
Monday, 23 September 2019 – 4:13pm
Police can now release the name of the woman who was killed while skiing at Coronet Peak, Queenstown, on Saturday 21 September.
She was 60-year-old Anita Maureen Graf [nationality undisclosed –Editor] who lived in Queenstown.
https://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/name-release-%E2%80%93-coronet-park-death
https://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/correction-name-release-%E2%80%93-coronet-peak-death

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