Rotorua Bike Festival

If you've ever wondered what kind of a place Rotorua was, the fact they run a 10 day long bike festival should tell you all you need to know. This year was the first year I was able to attend, and although I missed the opening weekend I still made it along to a few... Continue Reading →

Race Report: The Cambridge to Hamilton River Race

I have a confession to make. I've never entered a kayaking race before. Sure, I've done multisport races where there's been a kayak leg as part of it, but those capped out at around 10 km of paddling. So it was with some trepidation that I stepped into the unknown by entering the Cambridge to... Continue Reading →

Buyer’s guide: Running Packs

As we improve in fitness and skill, many of us will start running further and farther than ever before. For multisport, that's almost a certainty as many races require us to run for hours at a time. Here in New Zealand, the Coast to Coast has a 34km mountain run section. That's a long way... Continue Reading →

A Long Road

Medicine has a dirty secret, and it's got nothing to do with washing hands or doing dishes.     Within my cohort, nearly 50% of my classmates will experience a mental health problem by the time we graduate. You'd be hard pressed to find a medical student who doesn't know of a classmate with clinical... Continue Reading →

Story time: My First Boat

Throw your mind back to 2014. It was a simpler time... Britain still wanted to be part of the EU, Philae became the first man made object to land on a comet and I decided to get properly into multisport. The following is the story of how I ended up with my Surfski. Enjoy! "A... Continue Reading →

Review: Tip Top Vanilla Ice-cream /s*

Nutrition is a vital part of any athlete's regime, and the market is inundated with products claiming to be the next big thing for making riders faster. Gels, lollies, bars and drinks are all examples of products readily available in bike shops, sporting good stores and super markets, but there is a more readily available,... Continue Reading →

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