When you are busy mapping out a future for yourself in basketball, the last thing you expect is a call from an Australian rules football club.
A cross-country race in which he sprinted at the beginning and consequently slid down the pack to finish at the bottom prompted Fynn Thompson to learn how to train properly.
Thomas Johnson has plenty on his plate.
East Otago High School farm girl Courtney Martin has the potential to excel at both rugby and athletics.
Paul Wright has his sights set high after placing third in the open men's section of the 95km Classic race at the gruelling Contact Epic mountain bike event around Lake Hawea last month.
Do not ask Columba College pupil Devon Familton (13) to choose a favourite sport.
Hanna English is better known as one half of a dynamic sister act.
Balancing rugby, athletics and school has not stopped Blue Mountain College pupil Gavin Stark from ranking among the country's best.
Dunedin's Sarah MacGibbon is set to compete internationally after taking top honours at the North Island ice skating championships last month.
Otago's swimming record books could face a serious overhaul in the coming years if Thomas Heaton's recent achievements are anything to go by.