Wakatipu ex-Highlander Kelvin Middleton told Sky TV viewers, while commentating the Otago v Tasman semi last month, that Otago halfback Fumiaki Tanaka was “doing a traditional Japanese dance” – it was actually the smash-hit dance from Gangnam Style, by Korean singer Psy. Veteran sports commentator Tony Johnson corrected him, asking Middleton if the hugely popular music video hadn’t reached Queenstown.
Well-known local Alison Beaumont paid tribute to popular lawyer Mike Holloway on National Radio last Thursday. Holloway died of a heart attack while driving last month. Speaking on Afternoons with Jim Mora, Beaumont’s favourite song Stay Human by Michael Franti was played. She dedicated it to Holloway.
Alpine Health and Fitness might want to reconsider its “Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever” Lance Armstrong quote on the wall of the new RPM studio. Mind you, pain is temporary when your next shot of EPO is waiting in the Tour van.
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