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Cardrona gets Snow Sports deal

Snow Sports New Zealand and Cardrona Alpine Re­sort Ltd have signed a Part­ner­ship Agree­ment which will see Cardrona be­come the of­fi­cial re­sort part­ner of Snow Sports NZ, the nam­ing rights spon­sor of the New Zealand Park and Pipe Team and the nam­ing rights spon­sor of the NZ Freeski and Snow­board Ju­nior Na­tional Cham­pi­onships. A four-year term has been agreed.

Fynn takes to world stage

Queen­stown triath­lete Fynn Thomp­son has been selected to race at the World Cham­pi­onships in Ed­mon­ton, Canada for New Zealand’s elite un­der-19 squad af­ter a year of strong re­sults. He spent last week in Cam­bridge train­ing with the Tri NZ Na­tional Talent Squad to which he has re­cently been named. He will spend May in Cam­bridge swim­ming and train­ing with the High Per­for­mance squad.

Al­lan wins the Crazy­man

Dou­gal Al­lan won the ‘‘Crazy­man’’ Mul­ti­sport race in Welling­ton on Sun­day. He led from start to fin­ish and this win comes very soon af­ter he and Team NZ Ad­ven­ture came back from China with their first win in a Staged Mul­ti­sport Race since they started rac­ing.

Cur­rie takes on the world in Auck­land

Wanaka’s Coast to Coast cham­pion and Red Bull en­durance ath­lete Braden Cur­rie took out the New Zealand men’s ti­tle at the in­au­gu­ral Wings for Life World Run in Auck­land on Sun­day night. The event sees com­peti­tors at Hamp­ton Downs Race­way join thou­sands of other run­ners com­pet­ing si­mul­ta­ne­ously around the world on 34 dif­fer­ent tracks in 32 coun­tries, with a mis­sion of rais­ing money to find a cure for spinal cord in­jury. Cur­rie ran a 45.38km stretch be­fore be­ing caught by the ‘‘Catcher Car’’ at 3 hours, and 20 min­utes.

He fin­ished in 29th place world­wide.

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