multisport

2020 Peak to Peak plug pulled

By GUY WILLIAMS Covid's kiboshed the Peak to Peak. The multisport race’s organisers have cancelled it with ‘‘great regret’’ as a result of the government’s announcement on Monday that Covid alert levels would remain unchanged for another week, media manager Margo Berryman says. Originally...

Young tyro Peak to Peakers

By PHILIP CHANDLER and TRACEY ROXBURGH Meet Arrowtown School’s good sports. For the first time a team from the primary school’s entering Queenstown’s iconic Peak to Peak — running, hopefully, on September 19, Covid-19 restrictions permitting. The Year 8 pupils tackling the multisport...
Well before lockdown, one after another of Queenstown's most cherished events got wiped from the calendar, while countless weddings and conferences were either postponed or cancelled. PHILIP CHANDLER checks he state of the current industry with four of its practitioners  The events industry was...

Wanaka slog looms

A host of competitive Queenstowners are preparing to bust a gut in the 2017 Red Bull Defiance. Super-fit couple Jono Hall and Natalie Jakobs, experienced racers Mike Kelly and Duncan Milne, and new team Josie Cederman and Alex Nichol all...

Chinese burn

Ouch, that's gotta hurt. Queenstown multisporter Hamish Fleming is recovering in China after ripping open his arm in a nasty crash. The Peak to Peak champion, 26, came off his mountain bike while racing with his team on the second day...
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