SHORT AND SHARP

Central Otago Mirror - - WANAKA NEWS -

crown. ‘‘Things haven’t gone as plan so far as I’ve been sick for three of the last four weeks and liv­ing at al­ti­tude has made my re­cov­ery tough. But I have a good block com­ing up and I know I can beat Josiah, as I did [in mul­ti­sporter has led Sea­gate to four vic­to­ries in the 400km ex­pe­di­tion-style race. Fa’avae lives and trains in Nel­son and race di­rec­tor War­ren Bates of Queen­stown says Fa’avae’s ex­pe­ri­ence and knowl­edge was ‘‘sec­ond to no one’’. When he learned Fa’avae was not rac­ing he in­vited him to help cre­ate a world class course. Both men ac­knowl­edged if Fa’avae had been rac­ing it would have been hard to de­sign a course Fa’avae did not al­ready know. Fa’avae said his Sea­gate team mem­bers were con­sid­er­ing op­tions and he did not know what com­bi­na­tions would be en­ter­ing the race. En­tries open on July 1.

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