World Masters Games 2017 Celebrates Two Years To Go

April 21, 2015

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The World Masters Games 2017 will be held in New Zealand and will be much bigger than the 1990 Commonwealth Games

Anzac Singlespeed Champs - Young gun v old hand

April 20, 2015

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It’ll be a battle between one of the legends of singlespeed racing in New Zealand and a young gun at the Anzac Singlespeed Championships in Rotorua, this Sunday.

Challenging conditions for the Active Post Taupo to Rotorua 100k Flyer

April 20, 2015

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Saturday saw challenging riding conditions for the 15th edition of the Active Post Taupo to Rotorua 100k Flyer. Over 1000 riders were entered into the event, but only 750 were brave enough to front up to the start line after waking up to heavy rain in both Taupo and Rotorua.

Porirua Grand Traverse

April 20, 2015

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Wellington’s Lizzy Bunckenberg scored her first multisport win at the 10th anniversary Porirua Grand Traverse. After a decade on the multisport calendar, the Porirua Grand Traverse gets bigger and better with 883 participants from all ends of New Zealand taking part

Taylor 214kms in 24hrs World Record report

April 19, 2015

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On Thursday Tim Taylor set off from Pilot Bay at the Mount on a record breaking 24 hour Ocean paddle in which he covered around 214kms. The Guinness World Record Ocean paddle had stood at 194.1km since 1986, the year Taylor was born. Full report..

Kelly & Filmer win Contact Epic

April 19, 2015

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A primo day is the only way to describe the eighth Contact Epic, mountain bike race around Lake Hawea. Competitors were met with excellent conditions on Saturday, which complimented the jaw dropping scenery, making 2015 hard to beat.

Torckler, Lucas claim elite titles at club cycling nationals

April 19, 2015

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Taranaki professional Michael Torckler charged home over the final 8kms to win the New Zealand Club Road Cycling Championships in Hawkes Bay today.

Jones leads Kiwi BMX riders through qualifying

April 19, 2015

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Trent Jones led the way for the Kiwi BMX riders who all safely qualified for the finals day of the opening UCI Supercross World Cup in Manchester.

Braden Currie wins XTERRA Asia-Pacific Championship

April 19, 2015

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Backing up last weekend’s win in New Zealand, Braden Currie dominated the Australia-hosted XTERRA Asia-Pacific Championship race to claim the biggest international victory of his star-studded career today.

NZ Junior Rowing Team to test out Rio Olympic course

April 18, 2015

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22 athletes were named today as part of a squad of young New Zealand rowers to take part in the 2015 World Rowing Junior Championships being held in Rio de Janiero, Brazil from 6 to 9 August.

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Kaiteriteri 6 Hour Mountainbike Relay

April 20, 2015

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The Kaiteriteri 6 Hour Mountainbike Relay, sponsored by Port Nelson, was held at the Kaiteriteri Mountainbike Park on April 11th. 240 keen riders entered the inaugural event, which started at the beach before heading into the park for a 7km circuit.

Athletics NZ Round Up

April 20, 2015

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Camille Buscomb won invitational A race of the 5000m Mt Sac Relays Meeting California, Ben Ruthe ran a personal best 1:10:12 to win the 10th anniversary running of the Tauranga Half Marathon

Mud and Smiles at Banshee Super D

April 20, 2015

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“Third time lucky eh?!” exclaimed women’s winner Janine Kavanagh as she took a hard fought victory in the inaugural running of the Banshee Super D over the weekend in Rotorua.

News mash

Some interesting news items..

Rob Krar’s Ultimate Advice For Ultrarunners

Catching up with Marathon runner Stephen Lett and family

Challenges make triumphs sweeter

Kilian Jornet sets a new ascent-descent record on Aconcagua (6.962m) under 13hours

78 missing in outdoors since the 1970s and never been found

Mt Cook: Does reaching summit outweigh risks?

Biathlon investigating vice president over doping

15 Ways to break up with utdor guys

Cyclist left wounded on roadside after hit and run

Thin climbers banned

Dog joins team at Adventure Racing World Champs

Introducing The ‘Heavy Backpack Workout’

Are triathletes really dying of heart attacks

How to Grow a Super-Athlete

Tooth problems for athletes

Veloloop Bike Traffic Signal Trigger

Third Place Overall for Corey Peters at IPC World Cup Finals

February 04, 2015

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Para-alpine skier Corey Peters (New Plymouth) has claimed third place on overall standings in the Giant Slalom at the IPC Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals in St. Moritz, Switzerland.

Male kayaker rescued - Pukehina, Western Bay of Plenty

December 07, 2014

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At approximately 3.00pm Police were alerted that a kayaker was in trouble in waters off Pukehina, Western Bay of Plenty. A 46 year old male had fallen from his kayak and was adrift but thankfully wearing a life jacket

Goat Adventure Run

December 06, 2014

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The ever popular Goat Adventure Run from Whakapapa to Turoa Ski Fields, traversing the trail around Mt Ruapahu western slopes, has been won by former Coast to Coast champion Elina Ussher and Shay Williamson.

Interview - Jess Simson

December 12, 2013

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It’s been a busy few weeks for Wanaka based multisporter Jess Simson, with 2 top international podium finishes - first in Australia & then in Brazil. “I don’t like to think about my competitors really, I just like to focus on my own thing & do my best."

Interview - Del Woodford

December 10, 2013

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Cycling commentator Del Woodford tells us about Avanti Plus teaming up with Gordon McCauley to put together a junior coaching programme. “Its Gordon McCauley coaching…its a pretty exciting opportunity for some young riders.”

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