Olympics

Top showjumper shows up

By PHILIP CHANDLER One of New Zealand’s top showjumping riders has shifted to Queenstown to start a new chapter in her life. Professional rider and coach Lucy Olphert, who’s moved down from Mount Maunganui, says Queenstown’s a place she’s long admired, and...
Southland lad Matt King has gone from chasing his own Olympic cycling dream to coaching medallists. He stumbled into the role but is now gearing up for a new challenge – helping a Queenstown athlete reach Tokyo 2020. Louise Scott reports When Matt King beat...

Boarder ace rides for Olys

Queenstown's teenage snowboard sensation Tiarn Collins is knocking on the door of next year's Winter Olympics. The 17-year-old's made a stunning start to the northern hemisphere winter, competing in the Slopestyle World Cup and big air competitions. He's placed an impressive...
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