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Podium nailed on borrowed skis

By PHILIP CHANDLER Queenstown skier Blake Marshall has achieved his season’s goal on the first stop of this year’s Freeride World Tour — a podium finish. The 26-year-old finished third last weekend at Ordino Arcalis ski resort, in Andorra, and even...

Alice after Austrian encore

By PHILIP CHANDLER Queenstown skiing star Alice Robinson starts her World Cup campaign this Saturday night at the scene of her greatest triumph. She’s at Solden, Austria, where a year ago, at just 17, she shocked the skiing world by claiming...

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...
Queenstown teenage ski racer Alice Robinson has earned an impressive win against a strong international field in a giant slalom in a Nor-Am Cup Series race in Canada at the weekend. The 16-year-old jumped from fifth place after her first...
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