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Blake’s epic trick

By TRACEY ROXBURGH Queenstown freeskier Blake Marshall’s made it into the world’s top 10. Marshall (above), an ambassador for The Remarkables skifield, recently competed in the grand final of the Freeride World Tour in Verbeir, Switzerland, where he placed eighth. That put...
By TRACEY ROXBURGH As far as international competition debuts go, Queenstown’s Cool Wakushima’s is hard to beat. The 18-year-old snowboarder, who left Wakatipu High School last year, is in her first competition season overseas, and over the weekend picked up a...

Battler joins the fray

By PHILIP CHANDLER A battle-hardened resort father of three preschoolers, living in a state house and surviving on ACC, wants your vote. Joel Rowlands, 35, is standing for The Opportunities Party (TOP) this election in the local Southland electorate as an advocate for...
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