New Zealand sporting legend Mahe Drysdale may be on a rowing sabbatical but has wasted no time putting his hand up to be the first entry for the new Skoda Mountain Bike Teams event announced today for the iconic Macpac Motatapu on March 4, 2017.
Winners of Adventurethon’s Anglesea event Maria Plyashecko & Alex Hunt were thrilled to receive free entry to New Zealands Kathmandu Coast to Coast race in February as part of their Adventurethon prize.
Cube, which has a large presence in Europe with some of the world’s top riders from road, triathlon and mountain biking riding the bikes, is now the official bike sponsor for the Coast to Coast multi-sport event being held in February next year.
Wanaka endurance athlete Braden Currie wants to add to his three Kathmandu Coast to Coast titles, confirming he will be on the start line in February after missing this year’s event as he chased an Olympic Triathlon spot.
Numbers were up in the Jackson Holmes Salmon Run and despite the wind causing the cancellation of the kayak section; multisporters were still challenged by the Long Duathlon which included 35km bike and 14.5km Run.
Elina Ussher won her tenth title at the Motu Challenge multisport race in Opotiki on Saturday 8 October. The Nelson athlete beat her nearest rival Hannah Wells by 28 minutes and also beat the record she set in 2011.