US long jumper

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United States long jump leg­end Mike Pow­ell will be help­ing launch the IAAF Nestle Kids’ Ath­let­ics pro­gramme in New Zealand later this month. The ini­tia­tive is set to hit New Zealand with the of­fi­cial launch of the project through a se­ries of events up and down the coun­try. The tour be­gins on Fe­bru­ary 26 with a date at the Waitakere Dou­glas Track and Field Sta­dium as part of the Dou­glas Waitakere Ath­let­ics Fes­ti­val. All ac­tiv­i­ties take place within a 60x40m area in which equip­ment can be eas­ily trans­ported and put to­gether.

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