triathlon

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,...

Sweating Motatapu

By HUGH COLLINS Nearly 4000 athletes are set to charge through the hills between Wanaka and Arrowtown this weekend during the 16th Macpac Motatapu. The Motatapu's grown to incorporate seven different running and biking events across two days - it's the...
A promising Queenstown triathlete's ditched swimming and running to concentrate on cycling, and is making tracks already. Former national under-19 triathlon champion Reuben Thompson, 18, decided to switch to cycling in April, and is now spending four months in France...

Triathlete triumphs again

Queenstown triathlete Adam Wilson's on a roll after securing two top-20 finishes in big races in the last month. Wilson, 36, came 18th out of 471 runners in the men's race at the Ironman 70.3 Taupo event on Saturday, winning...

Resort to the rescue

A group of triathletes have been saved from missing vital training days while Queenstown's only public indoor swimming pool is closed. Millbrook Resort's opened its pool to the five competitors training for Saturday's Ironman 70.3 Taupo. Queenstown Events Centre pool's...
Southland lad Matt King has gone from chasing his own Olympic cycling dream to coaching medallists. He stumbled into the role but is now gearing up for a new challenge – helping a Queenstown athlete reach Tokyo 2020. Louise Scott reports When Matt King beat...
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