triathlete

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,...

Tamsin’s milestone

Queenstown triathlete Tamsin Browne’s stoked, but also totally surprised, to have broken five hours for a half ironman for the first time. The 36-year-old’s pictured in the course of last month's Tauranga Half — a 2km swim, 90km bike ride...

New trail transport service

By PHILIP CHANDLER A new transport operation, Trail Connect, is shuttling people to Queenstown-Lakes and Central Otago trails for biking, hiking and running. Former local pro triathlete and elite runner Jason Hall, who now lives near Wanaka but also does pick-ups in...

Sleep, eat, ride, repeat

By GUY WILLIAMS Queenstown pro cyclist Reuben Thompson’s planning to hole up in Europe this northern winter and ‘‘train like a madman’’. After a breakout season last year, the 19-year-old’s now in Italy trying to make the most of a Covid-disrupted season,...
Jakub Bouda has become the first male and second person to complete the 'Everesting' of Queenstown's The Remarkables skifield road. The local triathlete – pictured celebrating afterwards – last Saturday rode his mountain bike up and down the 13km road...
A Queenstowner is stalling his career as a triathlete to pursue marathon running – and coaching. Auckland-raised Jason Hall, who shifted here two years ago, announced himself as an up-and-coming triathlete when he won his 18-to-24-year age group at the...
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