The teenage New Zealand skier Alice Robinson has won a medal at the
Alpine Ski Racing World Cup.
It is New Zealand’s first Alpine Ski Racing World Cup award in 17 years.
The 17-year-old finished 0.30s behind American Mikaela Shiffrin in the Giant Slalom.
Current World Champion Petra Vlhova of Slovakia finished in third place.
The last NZ athlete to podium at a FIS Alpine World Cup was Claudia Riegler in Slalom in 2002.
It is only the top 25 skiers in the world go to the World Cup. She only got in because she won the Junior World Champion in Giant Slalom.
The last racer to start was Robinson she skied in to third place with her first run and kept her focus for a amazing second run which saw her jump in to the silver medal spot.