Freezing temperatures as low as 2°C in the snow covered peaks of Wanaka today, made some unexpected and brutally challenging conditions for the 66 teams of Elite and Amateur athletes competing in the 142km endurance race today, Red Bull Defiance.
The predicted wind arrived on Friday during set up for Adventurethon Albany Australia, making conditions challenging. With the wind buffeting the HQ/Transition area, briefing was relocated and fingers crossed for better conditions on race day.
Tahitian waterman Patrice Chanzy dominates the cover of this issue of Adventure. The water issue talks to Cory Scott renowned surf photographer and editor of NZ Surfing Magazine – Ben Brown gives some serious instruction
New Zealand’s number one ranked Adventure Racing squad achieved another milestone earlier in the week by winning an unprecedented third World Championship title in a row, a hat trick of wins backing up their 2014 (Ecuador) and 2015 (Brazil) winning p