Extraordinary Bloke
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Extraordinary Bloke

The Bruce Grant Youth Trust was the beneficiary of the inaugural 666 Vodka Queenstown Cricket 6’s on Saturday. As I sat on the side lines of the Millbrook Cricket Ground watching the action and the cash roll in for the trust from generous players and sponsors, my thoughts turned to the mission behind the Bruce Grant Youth Trust. This is a trust set up to mirror the attitude of its namesake and encourage local Queenstown kids with talent and passion to achieve their dreams. Bruce Grant lived and died doing what he loved. The mountains were his home, his talent was supreme and attitude infectious. In life he inspired everyone who had the pleasure of his company. Tragically in 1995 that inspirational life was cut way too short at age 31 while descending K2 in Pakistan.

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