Stars in the Making

NZ athletes contributed to an international domination of America’s National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Indoor Championships in mid-March. Kim Smith – running for Providence – lapped all but one of her competitors in the 5,000m, breaking a collegiate record which had held for 13 years. Rising star Nick Willis – who represents NZ at this year’s Olympic Games in Athens – was the driving force behind the University of Michigan’s record-breaking win in the men’s distance medley relay.


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NZ Speed Flyers Swoop in Extreme Sport Doco

NZ Speed Flyers Swoop in Extreme Sport Doco

New Zealand speed flyers Jamie Lee and Malachi Templeton are two extreme-sports thrill-seekers who feature in the documentary, Reset, which is directed by Frenchman Thierry Donard, considered “the Fellini of adventure film-making”. “Speed…