Disregarding dad’s wishes takes Crowe to the top
After a dream season with her beloved horse, Lush, Madison Crowe is looking to throw her hat in the ring for the NZ eventing team at the 2020 Olympics.
Champion rider puts health ordeal behind her
Despite a tumour that eroded her leg bone, Prudence Fowler never gave up cycling. Now the talented teenager has an incredible 24 national titles to her name.
Sisterhood spurs on the rowing Spoors
Rowing sisters Lucy and Phoebe Spoors may be in different boats at the upcoming World Cup regattas, but they have each other’s backs.
Andrews-Nahu clinches NZ’s first world lifting gold
Young lifting sensation Kanah Andrews-Nahu has become the first Kiwi to win gold at a weightlifting world championship - adding 16 more records to her incredible haul.
Dame Yvette Corlett leads honoured sportwomen
It’s fitting that Dame Yvette Corlett leads the line-up of 11 New Zealand women in sport recognised in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours list.
What a racket: youngest of eight becomes squash pro
Barely out of high school when she became a professional squash player this year, Kaitlyn Watts has her big family to thank for embedding her love of the sport.
Making sense of the Caster Semenya ruling
Caster Semenya’s case should trigger a watershed moment where sports leaders give up on the fallacy that sex and gender can be determined by a single biological marker.
The refugee who helped mould a Kiwi legend
Had a ship of Estonian war refugees not made it safely across the treacherous Baltic Sea, the history of NZ women Olympic champions may not have begun in 1952.