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Columb on a roll

Queen­stown mo­tocross rider Scott Columb fin­ished third at the New Zealand Mo­tocross grand Prix at Woodville on the week­end fol­low­ing a ma­jor trophy win at the King of the Moun­tain mo­tocross in Taranaki last week. Com­men­ta­tor Andy McGechan said his per­for­mance was es­pe­cially re­mark­able given he had crashed heav­ily dur­ing a train­ing ses­sion mid-week. He is hop­ing to re­claim the na­tional cham­pion ti­tle he held two years ago.

Photo: Andy McGechan/

Curl­ing medal

The New Zealand women se­cured the bronze medal on the fi­nal day of com­pe­ti­tion at the Pa­cific-Asia Ju­nior Curl­ing Cham­pi­onships 2015 in Naseby on the week­end. Korea’s men and women have qual­i­fied for the World Ju­nior Curl­ing Cham­pi­onships.

Big Easy ti­tle

Mt As­pir­ing Col­lege pupil Paul Wright, 16, won the Big Easy 48km moun­tain­bike race on Satur­day, win­ning in 2hrs 5:53.

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