Underdog Soon to be Top Dog?

With Jamaican bobsled comparisons the order of the day, NZ’s curling team was the underdog favourite at this year’s Ford World Championship in Canada. ‘While many Canadians curl out of plush clubs, [captain Sean] Becker’s home ice ‘is a wee dam about 100 yards from the back door’ at his farm.” NZ qualified for the world event after winning the Pacific Curling Championship in Korea. Two rinks dedicated to the sport are set to open in Naseby and Dunedin later this year.


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Travel Lockdown a Blessing for US Surfers

Travel Lockdown a Blessing for US Surfers

Back in March, photographer Ridge BenBen and surfer Joe Kisling, both from the US, travelled to the South Island for the Single Fin Mingle logging contest, an annual event that describes…