Kris Vermeir

Recovery then 85km ultra

Kris Vermeir's sportswatch tells him he's been out cold for three minutes. This is October 2017. The Queenstown runner, co-owner of Browns Ski Shop and treasurer of Wakatipu Ski Club, is putting in some solo early morning training at the...

Ski history in a box

A ski shop owner's been given a "priceless" collection of relics chronicling the history of commercial skiing in the Wakatipu Basin. Kris Vermeir, co-owner of Browns Ski Shop and treasurer of the Wakatipu Ski Club, was left the large box...
Thirty years have gone in a flash for a popular Queenstown ski shop co-owner. Paul Vaitkus, known as 'Haggis', and also 'Ski Wikipedia', discusses his love of skiing and ski retail with non-skier Philip Chandler For Paul Vaitkus – universally known as 'Haggis' –...
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