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.