Queenstown Winter Games brings a bit of star power


The Winter Games are underway in Queenstown and they've attracted some world-class competitors.

The games are headlined by Ted Ligety, and the legendary American downhill skier made quite the entrance - he choppered in from Tekapo.

Ligety is a two-time Olympic gold medallist and five-time world champion.

He's competing in the downhill slalom, and the odds say he'll win.

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