Blue September swim, September 19, 2021

Great swim in perfect conditions. A field of 44 took part, with Noah Brehaut and Lucy Barron at the front of the field. Grateful thanks to all those who raised money for the Prostate Cancer Foundation, with many people giving a little extra at registration. Special mention to Stuart Hebberd, who raised and donated $145. Other donations are being calculated …

Race Results for Shoe Clinic MTB Duathlon Series Race 2

Well done to all the competitors who took part in the Shoe Clinic MTB Duathlon Series Race 2, on Sunday the 23rd of May. It was a beautiful, chilly morning, at Rabbit Island for Race 2 in the Duathlon series. The winner of the Long Duathlon was Hayden Squance with a finishing time of 1:07:33. Overall Female winner was Sandra …

Race Results for Shoe Clinic MTB Duathlon Series Race 1

Well done to all the competitors who took part in the Shoe Clinic MTB Duathlon Series Race 1, on Sunday the 2nd of May. The winner of the Long Duathlon was Hayden Squance with a finishing time of 1:07:27. Overall Female winner was Bronny Inglis at 1:26:06 The winner of the Short Duathlon was Ed Tappenden at 43:34 Overall Female …

Cross Tri/ Duathlon Results

Well done to all the competitors who took part in the Short and Sprint Duathlon. Unfortunately, the sea was a bit too rough for the Tri swim so a muddy Duathlon was on the cards for all. Winner of Sprint Duathlon Hayden Squance with a finishing time of 59:40. Overall Female winner Georgie Kydd at 1:05:36 Winner of Short Duathlon …

Banana Boat Ocean Swims, Swim the Mount

One of the lowest turnouts from Nelson swimmers for a few seasons, with seven taking part in the Generation Homes Swim the Mount over 2.8km on Saturday Here’s a story Here’s the Nelson results A more local story: Swimmers face blue skies and rough seas By Peter Gibbs It wasn’t all plain sailing for seven Nelson swimmers who took on …

Clements Endurance Series, Race four, 3.8km Ironman Challenge

CANCELLED – BAD WEATHER   The final race of the season, with 3.8km or 1.3km options. For the 3.8km swim, the start is at 10am on Tahunanui Beach, swimming north to round a buoy near Rocks Rd, then the dolphin navigation marker before heading south, rounding the toe of the island¬† as closely as possible without running aground. Across the …

Banana Boat Ocean Swims – Generation Homes Legend of the Lake, 2021

There was a small turnout of Nelson swimmers at the Blue Lake, near Rotorua. Once again, Alec Swan and Oxford Bayley were gazumped by a swimmer starting in a later wave who finished behind them but recorded a faster time. In a finish mixup, Oxford was forced to swim a little extra distance, leaving Alec to take second place with …

Port Nelson Sea Swims, Race 18, March 18, 2021

Tough swim tonight – out to the dolphin, around the boats in the harbour and then an arduous (and choppy) swim against the current to the finish. It’s official – with his ten-second win tonight, Oxford Bayley hit the top of the points table to snatch the overall series win from Hayden Squance. The women’s series was never in doubt, …