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JUMP AT THE CHANCE

JUMP AT THE CHANCE By Annabelle Latz Chatting to Joe Skerman on the phone this evening, he was still ‘watching the dots’ from his dairy farm in Bulls. Before being support crew for his wife’s GODZone team this week, he had always wondered why four people were needed for an adventure racing team. “But now


Ding Dong Pursuit Battle

An exciting situation is developing at the front of the Pursuit team category with two teams out in front and battling for line honours. Team 81 Turiwhate and team 85 Lincoln Reunion were 6.5 hours apart at TA3 today. Over the last few hours, this gap has been whittled away with less than 30 minutes


A Message In The Night

Race HQ received a message from one of the leading Pursuit teams during the night with a warning for others. Team 87 Worst Pace Scenario were thinking of their fellow teams when they used their yellow brick tracker at 5am to advise HQ that the route they had chosen to trek down the Wairaurahiri River


ONE STAGE AT A TIME FOR LEAD PURSUIT TEAM

ONE STAGE AT A TIME FOR LEAD PURSUIT TEAM By Margo Berryman It’s about taking one stage at a time, for the current top-ranked PURSUIT team, Lincoln Reunion, (85). That was the message from team member Trevor Hurley, as they put their kayaks into Lake Hauroko this morning. They had about six hours’ sleep last


A Team Reunion

Six hours sleep has worked wonders for one of the leading Pursuit teams. New Zealand team 85 Lincon Reunion are traveling at the front of the Pursuit field and their two words for the next 24 hours are happy days…here is the chat from TA2 earlier this morning at the put in on Lake Hauroko.


TIME FOR A TREK FOR LEAD PURSUIT TEAMS

TIME FOR A TREK FOR LEAD PURSUIT TEAMS By Annabelle Latz After a big session of mountain biking and caving yesterday, the lead PURSUIT teams had a bit of shut eye overnight at TA2, before heading off down towards Lake Hauroko at day break. This morning they will paddle southwards down the lake before entering