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Blake’s epic trick

By TRACEY ROXBURGH Queenstown freeskier Blake Marshall’s made it into the world’s top 10. Marshall (above), an ambassador for The Remarkables skifield, recently competed in the grand final of the Freeride World Tour in Verbeir, Switzerland, where he placed eighth. That put...

Podium nailed on borrowed skis

By PHILIP CHANDLER Queenstown skier Blake Marshall has achieved his season’s goal on the first stop of this year’s Freeride World Tour — a podium finish. The 26-year-old finished third last weekend at Ordino Arcalis ski resort, in Andorra, and even...
By PHILIP CHANDLER A Queenstown freeskier, ranked sixth in the world, is in Europe getting ready for his second season on the freeride world tour. Blake Marshall will compete in his first event at Ordino Arcalis ski resort, in Andorra, from...

Cuban lecture in Queenstown

Cuba's Ambassador to New Zealand Mario Alzugaray Rodriguez will deliver a talk in Queenstown tomorrow. It's part of Wakatipu U3A's lecture series and will focus on political and economic relations between Cuba and the United States. Rodriguez says the biggest issue is...
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