Ten months ago, a jet-lagged Joe Clarke arrived in New Zealand packing a couple of handy international results and a seemingly implausible plan to set up and train on the world’s most extreme canoe slalom course.
Czech paddler Ondřej Tunka, on his way to victory in November’s Whitewater XL, will be one of the leading contenders at canoe slalom’s New Zealand Open on the Mangahao River this weekend. Photo by Jamie Troughton/Dscribe Media
Sundays Mission Kayaking Rangitikei River Race saw a good sized field with a number of the country’s top multisport athletes competing in the 50km race from Utiku to Vinegar Hill on the Rangitikei River.
The Halberg Disability Sport Foundation has today announced 24 finalists for six categories at the 54th Halberg Awards – the nation’s pre-eminent event to honour and celebrate sporting achievements by New Zealand teams and athletes in 2016.