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Amping for The Remarks

By GUY WILLIAMS The only Queenstown rider in the Tour of Southland can’t wait for its most gut-busting climb. Newly-minted pro rider Reuben Thompson, flew into the resort on Saturday after quarantining in an Auckland hotel following his flight home from...

Resort rider cracks big time

By GUY WILLIAMS As promising Queenstown road cyclist Reuben Thompson sweats it out on a stationary trainer in an Auckland quarantine hotel, he can reflect on another successful European season. In a major career development for the 19-year-old, Thompson’s just landed...

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,...