Alice’s star turn


Queenstowner Alice Robinson is the toast of New Zealand skiing.

The 13-year-old Wakatipu High Year 9 student shows her winning form at the International Ski Federation-sanctioned Whistler Cup in Canada this week..

Against the cream of European and North American skiers, she won golds in the under-14 women’s giant slalom and parallel slalom..

Year 10 Wakatipu High students Alexandra Hull and Rose Hadley also turned in impressiveunder-14 results..

Alexandra, 14, finished ninth in slalom and 11th in giant slalom, and Rose, also 14, placed ninth in the parallel slalom and 16th in slalom..

The trio “certainly turned heads on the global stage'”, Alexandra’s mother Fiona Boyer says.