Freeskiing Ruby’s big bold Olympic dreams
Up-and-coming teenage freeskiier Ruby Andrews has the boldness and bravery to become one of the world’s top women in not one, but three, different events.
Sevens speedster Kaka has whole new leash on life
A cruel string of injuries almost led Shiray Kaka to quit her sevens career and train dogs. But with determination and meditation she’s back in the Black Ferns.
Back in the hot seat, Twigg’s never rowed better
Closing in on her fourth shot at an elusive Olympic medal, rower Emma Twigg says she’s stronger than ever
RED-S syndrome knocked Kiwi cyclist off-track
Commonwealth Games cycling silver medallist Georgia Williams is on the comeback road, after taking time out to let her body recover from RED-S syndrome.
Gifford lifts herself out of a vicious cycle
Olympic weightlifting hopeful Megan Gifford has had to revise her weight, and her health, in her bid for Tokyo - and she’s stronger and happier than ever.
Whistlers call up world first on Kiwi turf
The Black Sticks will play their part in history this weekend, when women and men umpire international hockey side-by-side for the first time.
A switch in style for silver shooter Rooney
A slump in form and confidence left Olympic silver medallist shooter Natalie Rooney struggling, but she’s back on track with her sights trained on gold in Tokyo.
Black Stick’s determined journey from Apiti to Albany
From the pockmarked rugby paddock of Apiti, to the smooth, iridescent-blue turf of Albany, Black Sticks defender Steph Dickins’ hockey journey has come a long way.
Eliza contemplates her future - and the Earth’s
Through the dark clouds of injury woes, pole vaulting star Eliza McCartney saw a chance to turn her focus to making a cleaner, healthier New Zealand