World Cup

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...
By PHILIP CHANDLER Kiwi cricketing legend Sir Richard Hadlee's putting his spin on the 'mind over matter' theme for Queenstown Chamber of Commerce's (COC) annual Banter' forum this Thursday. In the run-up to the event, at Gibbston's The Winehouse, Mountain Scene...
Queenstown ski racer Alice Robinson's sensational second World Cup win last weekend was a "breakthrough", a top coach says. Alice, 18, won the women's giant slalom in Slovenia, at Kranjska Gora, after a blistering second run that a commentator labelled...
Today marks a major milestone for former New Zealand mountain bike champ Alanna Columb – it's one year since her horrific bike crash. The 30-year-old Queenstowner suffered a severe brain injury after crashing at the Gorge Road Jump Park, not...

World Cup challenge

Two Queenstown-based ski racers are competing in the top-echelon World Cup circuit this northern hemisphere winter after a break-out year. Local Adam Barwood and Willis Feasey, of Twizel, who trains in Queenstown during winter, line up in Solden, Austria, this...
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