The 24-strong Australian Swim Team will be looking to take home their third straight title at the 2015 BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series this weekend, after taking the honours at the series for the past two years.
A commanding win for Nathan Capp in the State Capital Classic in Wellington today. Capp proved a class above his rivals in the 3.3km swim, finishing almost half a minute clear of the field in near perfect conditions on Oriental Bay.
Seven weeks out from Ironman NZ, ten times champion Cameron Brown is happy with his progress after grabbing two podiums in two weeks with the latest a 3rd at the Ironman Asia Pacific 70.3 Championships.
Kiwi Para-snowboarder Carl Murphy (Wanaka) has raced straight back into competition mode, claiming third place in snowboard-cross at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Para-Snowboard World Cup in Big White, Canada today.
One of the legends of world multi-sport – Australia’s Craig Alexander reigned supreme in Mount Maunganui today winning the Port of Tauranga Half from rising star – Braden Currie (Wanaka) and ten time champion – Cameron Brown (Auckland).
The outstanding success of New Zealand athletes and teams on the world stage in 2014 has resulted in 27 finalists being named for six categories at the Halberg Awards - the country’s pre-eminent event to honour and celebrate sporting excellence.