New Motu Duathlon great preparation for all endurance athletes
The new Motu duathlon is being hailed as the toughest duathlon in New Zealand and by all accounts the perfect test of winter training for Ironman athletes.
Monday, 15 May 2017
Iconic Motatapu Plays Host To 3,500 Competitors
Close to 3,500 competitors will line up at the Macpac Motatapu this weekend for the 13th hosting of this iconic multisport event that takes competitors from Glendhu Bay (Lake Wanaka) to Arrowtown, by water, foot, bike or a combination of the three in the UDC Finance XTERRA triathlon.
Friday, 3 March 2017
Storming finish lands Clarke back to back Kathmandu Coast to Coast wins
Defending champion Whakatane's Sam Clark, stormed home in stunning fashion to win this year's Kathmandu Coast to Coast Longest Day, crossing the line in a time of 11 hours two minutes.
Monday, 13 February 2017
More entries, more depth and some inspiring personal stories has Ussher excited about Kathmandu Coast to Coast
More entries, more depth and some inspiring personal stories has Kathmandu Coast to Coast Director Richard Ussher very excited about this year's event.
Wednesday, 8 February 2017
South African champion says competing in the Kathmandu Coast to Coast is a dream come true
South African endurance athlete Robyn Owen says competing in the Kathmandu Coast to Coast is the dream of many adventure and multisport athletes all over the world.
Monday, 6 February 2017
Taking the long way to the Kathmandu Coast to Coast
While most ease off with their training as the Kathmandu Coast to Coast gets closer, one group from the far north of New Zealand is taking on a 1700 kilometre journey cycling and kayaking to get to the iconic event.
Wednesday, 25 January 2017
Snow challenges athletes at Red Bull Defiance
Freezing temperatures as low as 2°C in the snow covered peaks of Wanaka Sunday, made some unexpected and brutally challenging conditions for the 66 teams of Elite and Amateur athletes competing in the 142km endurance race, Red Bull Defiance.
Monday, 23 January 2017
Leave No Trace at the Kathmandu Coast to Coast
‘Clean, green and left just the way they found it’, these are aims for the iconic Kathmandu Coast to Coast multi-sport race as it becomes the first event in the country to join forces with Leave No Trace New Zealand.
Friday, 20 January 2017
World Multisport Champ in NZ for Red Bull Defiance
Wanaka's Braden Currie and US-based 2015 World XTERRA Champion Josiah Middaugh may as well be called the unbeatables, as between them they have dominated just about every endurance sport on the planet.
Wednesday, 18 January 2017
Dual Australian Olympian enters Kathmandu Coast to Coast
Two-time Australian Olympian Courtney Atkinson will undertake a 243 kilometre journey from one side of New Zealand to the other next month in his first attempt at the Kathmandu Coast to Coast World Championship event.
Wednesday, 4 January 2017