Queenstown Alpine Ski Team

Leadership award

By PHILIP CHANDLER Queenstown Alpine Ski Team’s chair is hailing the benefits of a leadership course exclusively targeting former female Olympians. Erika Harris (nee McLeod), who skied for New Zealand at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy, graduated last Tuesday from...

Remarks students stand out

By PHILIP CHANDLER GO figure. You put on a national primary schools’ skiing comp on Queenstown’s The Remarkables and one of the stand-out schools is the resort’s Remarkables Primary. Sixteen school teams from as far away as Auckland and Masterton entered the...
By PHILIP CHANDLER Covid-19 border restrictions mean Queenstown's highly-regarded ski programme's taken on a new look this season. Usually, several Queenstown Alpine Ski Team (QAST) coaches, including its top coach, are foreigners, but this year Kiwis will fill the four full-time...

New ski coach aims high

Queenstown Alpine Ski Team's new head coach wants the ski club to become no less than the best in the southern hemisphere. Austrian Mario Hanausek rates the skills of QAST's younger alpine skiers and says some of the older ones...
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