Emma Timmis

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By PHILIP CHANDLER Tickets are now on sale for the second Queenstown Writers Festival. Running from November 5 to 8, it’s full of literary celebrities like Dame Fiona Kidman, Wihi Ihimaera, Tom Scott, Becky Manawatu, who won ‘best first book of fiction’...
By TRACEY ROXBURGH Queenstown's adventure girl Emma Timmis has never been one to shy away from a challenge. In 2014 she ran across Africa - the 3974km distance equivalent to 94 marathons - in 89 days. Then in 2017 she unofficially broke...
Queenstown's Emma Timmis has just unofficially broken a Guinness World Record. Mandy Cooper caught up with the Brit to talk about her Aussie odyssey Adventurer Emma Timmis has just finished a 74-day 'elliptical' biking journey covering 7951.9km – and she's...

Odyssey on an oddity

Adventurer Emma Timmis has travelled less than 100 metres on an outdoor 'elliptical' bike. But that hasn't stopped her planning an epic long-haul record attempt on the niche mode of transport. The Queenstown-based Brit plans to cross Australia on the running-bike...
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