Don’t be fooled by the cool, calm, laid back demeanor, Alice is an incredibly competitive, motivated athlete, and she admits it's not all fun and games.
"It’s a lot of work to be competitive in alpine skiing. You’ve got to be overseas for six months a year. You’ve got to be up at 5:00/5:30/6:00 am most mornings. You have to do it in all weather conditions it’s not just sunny days, you’ve got to go up when it’s raining, when it’s snowing, when it’s windy, when it’s freezing."
She may not be living the life of a ‘normal’ 17-year-old in New Zealand but she has no regrets about that, when she thinks about what it will mean for her later on in life she imagines she'll have some really good memories and will be proud of what she was able to achieve. She realises it’s ‘pretty amazing to be able to live a life like this, travelling around’, she knows ‘it’s tough but it’s a pretty cool way to grow up’.