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  •   Home > News > Sports > Skiing

    A rivalry is developing between Kiwi downhill skier Alice Robinson and one of the world's best

    A rivalry is developing between Kiwi downhill skier Alice Robinson and one of the world's best


    Robinson has become the first New Zealander to win a World Cup event in the giant slalom, with victory in Austria - beating world and Olympic champion Mikaela Shiffrin by 0.14 seconds.

    Shiffrin is full of praise for Robinson, and also looking forward to duelling with her.

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