Moonride kicks off MTB Madness in Rotorua

April 01, 2015

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The 21st annual Nzo Moonride took place over the weekend in Rotorua’s famous Whakarewarewa Forest. 152 teams and 31 individuals took on the challenge of riding around an 8.5km loop for 24, 12 or 6 hours at this iconic mountain bike event.

Winter Games NZ to host IPC adaptive skiing champions

April 01, 2015

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Audi quattro Winter Games NZ 2015 will feature a packed 10-day programme of world-class sporting action this August, will also attract some of the best adaptive ski racers in the world.

Video - Mal Law final 50th marathon

March 31, 2015

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Charity ultra runner Mal Law has completed his mammoth 50 off-road marathons in 50 days challenge at the Partners Life DUAL on the Hauraki Gulf islands of Motutapu & Rangitoto in the weekend.

Beau-James Wells Defends Junior World Title

March 31, 2015

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Cardrona NZ freeskier Beau-James Wells (Wanaka) has defended his Junior World title, taking first place in halfpipe at the International Ski Federation (FIS) Freestyle Skiing Junior World Championships in Italy overnight.

Torpedo 7 Spring Challenge Entry Opening April 1st

March 31, 2015

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Entries to the all women’s adventure race open at 7:00am on April 1st. The 9th edition of the event will be held in Wanaka for the first time. Wanaka is primarily a resort town with both summer and winter seasons.

Kiwis Dominate Magnetic Island Adventurethon

March 30, 2015

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Departing New Zealand at a cool 17 degrees and arriving in Townsville Australia with a sultry 32degrees didn't slow the Kiwi charge, from winners Sam Clark & Jess Simson

ITU Auck - Brownlee Finally Gets His Spanish Nemesis In Auckland

March 30, 2015

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Jonathan Brownlee finally broke Javier Gomez’s stranglehold on the Barfoot & Thompson ITU World Triathlon, defeating the Spaniard today to move to the top of the World Series Rankings after two races.

ITU Auck - American One-Two Success For The Kiwi

March 30, 2015

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Gwen Jorgensen again stamped her class on the ITU World Triathlon Series, compiling her 6th win in succession and 2nd to start this season

Rheeder wins Slopestyle Crankworx

March 30, 2015

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Brett Rheeder will be the first man capable of winning the new Triple Crown of Slopestyle and earning the $50,000 prize pot on the line for winning all three Crankworx events.

Beau-James Wells finishing in second

March 29, 2015

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International Ski Federation (FIS) Freestyle Skiing Junior World Championships in Italy, Wanaka’s Beau-James Wells finished in second place overall

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Porirua Grand Traverse

March 31, 2015

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There will be a flood of entries when many have clicked onto the fact that they'll be saving some dosh by entering before the deadline of April 1......yes the "Porirua Grand Traverse" or... PGT..... as it's fondly known.... is just 12 days away now.

Athletics Round Up

March 30, 2015

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Athletics NZ Round Up - young shot put star Jacko Gill throw 20.75 to win in Australia and increase his PB

Law to crack final #50 this weekend

March 26, 2015

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Charity ultra runner Mal Law is running number 48 of his 50 off-road marathons in 50 days challenge through the rain in the Waitakere Ranges west of Auckland

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Biathlon investigating vice president over doping

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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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