Story: Skiing

Hermann Maier training

Hermann Maier training

Double Olympic gold medallist Hermann Maier, a member of the Austrian ski team, trains at Treble Cone in August 2005. Since the 1960s, members of overseas national ski teams have trained at New Zealand skifields during the southern hemisphere winter.

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Treble Cone
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Andrew Troup, 'Skiing - Ski racing', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 June 2024)

Story by Andrew Troup, published 24 Sep 2007