October 31, 2014

Triathlon New Zealand has today announced the High Performance Squads for 2015 with nine athletes named in either the Podium or Development Squads as the sport continues to emphasize a long term focus with a firm eye on shorter term pinnacle events and milestones.

NZ Cycling Converges on Coromandel K2

October 30, 2014

Almost 1500 cyclists from all end of New Zealand converge on the Coromandel this weekend for the country’s toughest road cycling event. Among them the defending champions hoping to repeat, a family of cycling fanatics paying attribute to recently deceased friend and an Olympic champion catching up with his second love.

Race Three Trust House North Island Series

October 30, 2014

All eyes will be on Dan Waluszewski from Rivet Racing Team in this weekend race three of the Trust House North Island series at Carrington. Waluszewski, a police officer in the Hutt Valley and former stage winner of the international cycle tour of New Caledonia

K2 Cycle Classic

October 29, 2014

Over 1,200 cyclists are coming to the Coromandel this Saturday 1st November. The reason is the iconic cycling event on the calendar the K2 Cycle Classic. This year the event starts and finishes in Coromandel towns with shorter starts in Thames, Tairua and Whitianga.

Canal Kayak Race

October 29, 2014

The Canal Kayak Race is back after a break of around 6 it's now been re introduced into the "Hard Labour Weekend" of events based around Twizel in the South Island’s spectacular MacKenzie Country.

Wanaka family to contest the GODZone adventure race

October 28, 2014

In what is believed to be a first worldwide, a family of four has teamed up for a multi-day adventure race. The Murrays are not just any family and it is not just any race either. Keith & Andra Murray are the record holders for the Speight's Coast to Coast...

Conservation Week is coming

October 28, 2014

There's an amazing world right on your doorstep waiting to be explored so get out and discover the world where you live this Conservation Week, 1 – 9 November. Competitions and more

The Crocodile Trophy Australia week long MTB race

October 27, 2014

The 20th edition of the hardest mountain bike stage race in the world the Crocodile Trophy finished yesterday at the breathtakingly beautiful Four Mile Beach in Port Douglas Australia after a week of racing. Imogen Smith and Greg Saw won the Elites, with two Kiwi’s finishing the adventure

Race record smashed at the Nzo Whaka 100 in Rotorua

October 26, 2014

It was four Nzo Whaka 100 wins in a row for Rotorua’s Carl Jones, on his home trails on Saturday. That was only half the story as he also smashed his own race record for the toughest mountain bike race in New Zealand by 12 minutes


October 26, 2014

After two brutal days, racing 153km over some of most gruelling terrain Wanaka has to offer, it was the local pairing of Braden Currie and Dougal Allan that took the open elite honours and $10,000 at Red Bull Defiance today. They blitzed second place getters Team Peak Adventure (AUS)

Body of Missing Tramper Located

November 01, 2014

Police and LandSAR have this morning located a body belived to be the missing male they were looking for in the vicitnity of Mount Hector, Tararua Forest Park.

Woodhill long future

October 30, 2014

News today that Woodhill MTB Park Auckland will have a long term future with the signing earlier this month with forest owners Nga Maunga Whakahii o Kaipara

World status for 2015 NZCT New Zealand Cycle Classic

October 29, 2014

The Manawatu region is the beneficiary once again of a decision of the UCI Management Committee to continue to grant the NZCT Cycle Classic international status.

News mash

Some interesting news items..

How to Grow a Super-Athlete

Tooth problems for athletes

Veloloop Bike Traffic Signal Trigger

You Can Train Your Brain to Crave Healthy Food

Effects of Hypotonic and Isotonic Sports Drinks on Endurance Performance and Physiology

Hiking makes you happier

When Kids Get Lost: Preparing Your Child to be Safe Outside

Overtraining syndrome part 1

Going into a deep gloomy gorge

5 Brain Tricks for a Better Race   

Michael Poole swim not sink..after black out in race

Junk food rewires brain

Skiier falls into Ruapahu crater

Pro cyclists up for bribery

National offers cash for city cyclists

Robertson brothers can be the best

David Dawson swims 40-kilometre length of Loch Lomond in Scotland

Swedish biathon students at Snowfarm

How long should I have off after an endurance event

Wildboy's epic adventure reaches Cape Reinga

Lisa Carrington on 7 Sharpe

Death at the Alaska Wilderness Classic

Kiwi Matt King working with Brownlee brothers

Tips for Ultra running

10 things you need to know before taking up rowing

Take a hike - why doctors should prescribe 'nature'

Cops botch speeding cyclist's ticket


Interview - Jess Simson

December 12, 2013

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

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.”

Interview - Liam Scopes

December 02, 2013

Triathlon journalist Liam Scopes talks about kiwi Michelle Bremer opening up her domestic season in “really good form”, with a 2nd at the Challenge Forster behind Aussie Rebecca Hoschke ( who won Ironman Australia earlier this year).

Tauranga Trail Run

November 07, 2013

The Smiths Sports Tauranga Trail Run is just under a month away and entries are already well up on last year. The event is held within the TECT All Terrain Park at the top of Pyes Pa Road and is the major fundraiser for the Cross Country team at Tauranga Boys' College. Over 250 entries have so far been received, this number is 40% up on the same time last year.

Entries for Motatapu 47km Mountain Bike race close in record time

November 04, 2013

Competitor entries to the increasingly popular Speight’s Summit 47km Mountain Bike race at Motatapu 2014 have closed in record time. Two-thousand riders from around New Zealand and internationally have signed up to compete in the challenging high country race on March 8