medallist Tom Scully — among others. Team Cromwell cycling jerseys were for sale for those who wished to support the team.
Stampede v Ice Blacks
A Southern Stampede invitational team will play the New Zealand Ice Blacks in an exhibition weekend at Queenstown Ice Arena. This will be Queenstown’s chance to see the top Kiwi hockey players all in one rink as they head into their intense training schedule ahead of Worlds in South Africa in April. The games on October 17 and 18 are expected to sell out. Tickets are available from southernstampede.co.nz.
10-hour event open
The fourth annual 10-hour Deans Bank mountainbike event will be held on the purpose-built single track beside the Clutha River at Albert Town at Labour Weekend. Racing kicks off at 9am on Sunday, October 26. Riders of all abilities and age groups are welcome to enter on the Bike Wanaka website before midnight on October 12. Teams are encouraged.
Snow sports event
The New Zealand Junior National Snow Sports championships are under way at Cardrona Alpine Resort this week.