Taupo Ironman

Fiona’s win

By TRACEY ROXBURGH A Queenstown triathlete says winning a new award, which recognises athletes overcoming obstacles, outshone her recent race success. Fiona Gallagher, 27, came second in her age group at last month’s Tauranga Half in a time of 4 hours,...

‘Grossly unfair’

By PHILIP CHANDLER A Queenstown joinery company’s fighting an Immigration New Zealand (INZ) decision to exile a highly-valued employee, who’s also an elite athlete, on health grounds. UK-born Clint Williams has worked for Formatt Bespoke Joinery Co, where he’s workshop manager,...

Clint’s big strides

By PHILIP CHANDLER A Queenstowner's defied cancer to notch up an impressive sporting record. Clint Williams, 34, has already endured two brain surgeries for cancerous tumours. However, between times he’s run marathons and half marathons — he’s running the half marathon version...