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Surf life saver suspended for nine months for anti-doping rule violation

The Sports Tribunal has suspended surf life saver John Elsmore for nine months after testing positive for cannabis.


20 year milestone reached at TSB Nationals 2020

Richie Whinham took part in his first TSB Nationals competition 20 years ago. And he’s been to every one since.


Wily Clarke collects plenty of surf gold

Rachel Clarke's carefully honed lifesaving instincts promise to make 2020 a huge year, both on and off the beach.


Red hot conditions for surf lifesavers

A massive Red Beach contingent will be hoping to recreate some history at this weekend's Eastern Region surf lifesaving championships in Mount Maunganui.


Surf stars set to descend on Gisborne

The lure of sun and swell will draw 200 of New Zealand's best surf lifesavers to Midway Beach in Gisborne this weekend.


Piha Pro

Details have been revealed about a bid for Auckland to host a World Qualifying Series 10,000-rated event at Piha in March 2020: the Piha Pro. But it is not a done deal … just yet.


South Island Surf Champs

"I always feel welcomed here – everyone is so friendly and happy to share their waves," smiles Piha surfer Zen Wallis. "I'm fizzing right now."


Surf stars create more history

New Zealand surf lifesaving stars Danielle McKenzie and Cory Taylor capped incredible national championship campaigns in Mount Maunganui today, emphasising why they're among the best surf athletes on the planet.


Full surf set for lifesaver McKenzie

Danielle McKenzie completed an incredible set of national surf lifesaving titles today, further strengthening her status as one of the greatest female surf athletes New Zealand has produced.


Six-gold streak for Gisborne sprinter

An extraordinary six-gold haul from teenaged Waikanae beach sprinter Briana Irving highlighted the opening day of the TSB New Zealand surf lifesaving championships in Mount Maunganui today.