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The Cloud on Auck­land’s viaduct will play host to the in­au­gu­ral ad­ven­tureXpo, the three-day ad­ven­ture ex­pe­ri­ence start­ing 30 Novem­ber 2018 will be the first event of its kind. “ad­ven­tureXpo will pro­vide a plat­form for peo­ple to ex­pe­ri­ence new ad­ven­ture sports and pro­vide an av­enue for re­tail­ers and whole­salers within the ad­ven­ture in­dus­try to show­case high qual­ity equip­ment” says event di­rec­tor and founder Craig Mur­ray. Mur­ray ex­plains that, “the Cloud will be di­vided into four el­e­ments; wind, water, wheels and moun­tains, with each ele­ment high­light­ing ac­tiv­i­ties that con­nect you to the en­vi­ron­ment, in­clud­ing surf­ing, moun­tain bik­ing, boul­der­ing, kite surf­ing, skate­board­ing, wake­board­ing, trail run­ning, road cy­cling, SUP, Foil, plus many more”. “ad­ven­tureXpo will be more of an ex­pe­ri­ence than a expo, with a high en­ergy fes­ti­val feel, we in­tend on hav­ing a num­ber of ad­ven­tur­ous ac­ti­va­tions, mu­sic, beer gar­dens, nutri­tion sta­tions and plenty of demon­stra­tions that will be re­ally in­ter­est­ing to watch” de­scribes Mur­ray. The event has al­ready at­tracted a num­ber of high pro­file spon­sors with a long list of brands lin­ing up; Daniel Kere­opa (DK), Ul­ti­mate Water Man, big wave charger, holder of mul­ti­ple na­tional surf­ing ti­tles has been ap­pointed as the ad­ven­tureXpo am­bas­sador, DK says “this event is go­ing to be great for ad­ven­ture sports to gain main­stream ex­po­sure and en­gage­ment, Craig and the team have some re­ally in­no­va­tive ideas and I am look­ing for­ward to be­ing the event am­bas­sador” Steve Dick­in­son from Ad­ven­ture Mag­a­zine and New Zealand Sur­ing Mag­a­zine says “Ad­ven­tureXpo - at last there is a com­pany fo­cused on bring­ing New Zealand its first real Ad­ven­ture Expo. Ad­ven­ture Mag­a­zine has been work­ing with Craig and his team from the be­gin­ning; they are ex­pe­ri­enced, fo­cused and on a fast track to a suc­cess­ful event. We are proud and ex­cited to be the me­dia part­ner with ad­ven­tureXpo! For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion con­tact craig@ad­ven­turexpo.co.nz or www.ad­ven­turexpo.co.nz, key dates - VIP event 30 Novem­ber, pub­lic event 1 & 2 De­cem­ber; venue the Cloud on Queens Wharf Auck­land.

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