Sarah Jarvis


Jarvie, Jarv, Sary, Sez …


Alpine Ski Racing


16th June 1986

Birthplace & Skifield:

Hamilton, New Zealand & Whakapapa, Mt Ruapehu

Hometown & Skifield:

Queenstown, New Zealand & Coronet Peak, Queenstown


Jon, Libby and Frances Shirley (nee Jarvis)


Tainui, Ngati Maniapoto; Ngai Tahu

Rolemodels While Growing Up:

My dad Jon Jarvis and Claudia Riegler


Bachelor of Physical Education – The University of Auckland

Career Highlights:

  • New Zealand’s Highest World Ranked Female Alpine Ski Racer, in Slalom & Giant Slalom
  • New Zealand National Slalom Champion 2011, 3rd year consecutively
  • 100% Pure New Zealand Winter Games in Queenstown, August 2011 – New Zealand’s
  • Highest Placed Female in Slalom & 9th Overall
  • Sole NZ Female representative for the Alpine Ski World Championships in Garmisch-Partenkirchen Germany, February 2011, placing 43rd in Slalom
  • Sole NZ Female representative for the Alpine Ski World Championships in Val D’Isere France, February 2009
  • Sole NZ Female Skier on the NZ Olympic Team Long List in Vancouver Canada, February 2010
  • Current member of the New Zealand National Ski Team for the 9th year
  • Winner of 15 New Zealand National Ski Championships Titles
  • Winner of 3 Australasian Overall Titles
  • New Zealand National Slalom, GS and Overall Champion 2010
  • Australasian Champion 2010


  • To represent New Zealand as a Ski Racer on the World Cup circuit, World Championship level and Winter Olympic Games level
  • To be a Role Model for young New Zealand Ski Racers
  • To assist less fortunate children and people through life’s challenges within New Zealand and globally

Other Interests:

Hanging with mates, playing guitar, listening to music, hanging at the beach, having fun!!