SHORT AND SHARP
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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