NEW ZEALAND'S OLYMPIC WOMEN

It's the ultimate achievement for many athletes

An Olympic medal.

 

A lofty goal and possibly the greatest challenge imaginable for an alpine ski racer from New Zealand. There are plenty of Olympic sports where New Zealanders have stood on the podium and had that coveted medal slipped over their head. There have been past Olympic Games where Kiwis have been utterly dominant in a particular sporting event. No Winter Olympics have ever been one of them, unfortunately. read more..

THE COLOUR OF SPEED

I read an "interesting" article last week which discussed another ski race suit manufacturers conviction that colour correlated to suit speed on the race course. White suits apparently are fastest.

 

Wait, what? How fast you go depends on the colour of your suit? Surely that must be a bit of corporate dis-information. Right? Or is it?

 

I caught up with One Studio's print guru Greg to get to the bottom of .... read more.

A LIFE LESS ORDINARY

Living life on the edge, one edge and he's not afraid to use it. In fact I don't think he's afraid of much at all. This mellow man from Taranaki, New Zealand had to re-think and reset his life in 2009 after crushing his spinal cord in a motorcross accident. It left him looking at his future from a different perspective, sitting down in a wheelchair. A reality that all of us would struggle to come to terms with, a seriously daunting challenge... read more.

NEW ZEALAND'S OLYMPIC WOMEN

Part 2.

1992 Single digit silver.

Who cares what else happened in 1992. A young woman from Christchurch New Zealand came within half a second of slaying one of the giants of women's skiing, Petra Kronberger. Earlier that season.. read more.

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