Alice Robinson

Alice after Austrian encore

By PHILIP CHANDLER Queenstown skiing star Alice Robinson starts her World Cup campaign this Saturday night at the scene of her greatest triumph. She’s at Solden, Austria, where a year ago, at just 17, she shocked the skiing world by claiming...
By PHILIP CHANDLER Covid-19 border restrictions mean Queenstown's highly-regarded ski programme's taken on a new look this season. Usually, several Queenstown Alpine Ski Team (QAST) coaches, including its top coach, are foreigners, but this year Kiwis will fill the four full-time...
Queenstown ski racer Alice Robinson's sensational second World Cup win last weekend was a "breakthrough", a top coach says. Alice, 18, won the women's giant slalom in Slovenia, at Kranjska Gora, after a blistering second run that a commentator labelled...
In the wake of Queenstown ski racer Alice Robinson's stunning season-opening World Cup win last weekend, a leading coach has revealed the secret behind her "mind-boggling" success. In Solden, Austria, the 17-year-old claimed the women's giant slalom (GS) title by...

Alice, Ruby shine

It was a mixed bag for Queenstown skiers at this year's Winter Games. Star performer Alice Robinson had another stellar comp, earning three podium placings. She took out both Super G races, and finished second in the Giant Slalom. Up and comer...

Alice at the double

Queenstown's Alice Robinson has been crowned national slalom champion at Coronet Peak today. The teenage ski racer was the quickest female NZ athlete on the final day of the New Zealand Alpine National Championships. Defending champ Piera Hudson look set to...
Europeans and North Americans dominate the world of ski racing, but Alice Robinson is gate-crashing their party. Philip Chandler finds out why, at just 17, this Aussie-born Queenstowner has the world at her ski-booted feet.   Ski racer Alice Robinson's mind-blowing...
A Queenstowner recently honoured for coaching rising local ski racing star Alice Robinson is no longer coaching her. Ex-Olympian Tim Cafe, who's coached Alice since she was nine, was named 'coach of the year' at last month's Otago Sports Awards. It...
Teen skiing sensation Alice Robinson took out Junior Sportswoman of the Year at this year's Otago Sports Awards, while her coach Tim Cafe won Coach of the Year. It comes off the back of a mind-boggling season for Robinson. The 17-year-old...
A top ski racing coach says a 17-year-old Queenstowner's performance at the World Cup giant slalom final in Andorra last Sunday was "truly mind-boggling". Alice Robinson finished just three-10ths of a second behind arguably the world's greatest women's racer, American...

Alice reaches summit

Queenstowner Alice Robinson has grabbed New Zealand's first junior world title in alpine ski racing. The 17-year-old won the giant slalom race, overnight Tuesday, at the world juniors at Val di Fassa, Italy, finishing second in her first run before...

Alice in skiing wonderland

The Kiwi national anthem sounded out after Queenstowner Alice Robinson achieved a breakthrough European Cup giant slalom win in Berchtesgaden, Germany, last Saturday. The 17-year-old was the first Kiwi European Cup winner since Claudia Riegler in slalom in 2001. The following...
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