Clements Endurance Swims, Race 1, 2019-2020, The Opening Splash

Conditions look great for the swim, with fine, calm weather predicted. As usual, the event starts 30min before the high tide, ensuring an unimpeded finish and a good basis for comparing times year by year. Registration opens on the beach at 7am, with race briefing at 7.45am. The main race starts at 8am, heading for the yacht club. Swimmers in …

Port Nelson Sea Swims. Race three, November 21, 2019

Nice night in all respects. Sunny skies, relatively calm and not much current – just a bit of sun-strike on the first leg of the long swim. With many of our top swimmers in attendance at the Sportsperson of the Year awards, Luke Kelly was able to cruise to victory in the long swim ahead of Oxford Bailey and Hayden …

Port Nelson Sea Swims. Race two, November 14, 2019

TONIGHT’S SWIM IS CANCELLED High winds, rough seas, a forecast of heavy rain in the hour between 5pm and 6pm and a pollution caution notice have all contributed to the decision to cancel. This week it’s low tide at 5.39pm, so we’ll again face an incoming tide. The course will be much the same as last week, but just a …

Port Nelson Sea Swims. Race one, November 7, 2019

A cold windy night and cooler water temperature were a contributing factor in keeping numbers down tonight. The total of 105 swimmers over the two distances was the lowest in recent years, but the competition was as hot as ever. Bendi Kepess, Luke Kelly and Fergus Drummond battled it out at the front of the field, with the leading women, …

Kayak HQ Multisport Triathlon Race 2 Results

Well done to all who participated who raced in the Kayak HQ Multisport Triathlon Race 2. Unfortunately we’ve had a few issues with the timing. The system didn’t like the team format so we haven’t been able to categorize the teams separately. There were also a couple of teams that had multiple racers and as a result, we weren’t able …

Blue September Sea Swim Results

Well done to all who braved the cold temperature of the sea and helped raise some money to aid sufferers of prostate cancer! Click here for results Here’s a story Blue Sept 2019 (1) (Also available on The Nelson App on mobile devices.) Click here to view photos by Peter Marshall  

Kayak HQ Multisport Triathlon Race 1 Results

Fantastic day of racing for Race 1 of the Kayak HQ Multisport Triathlon and Duathlon! After a couple of days of torrential rain we were lucky enough to have perfect conditions (apart from a bit of mud!) and a great turnout of competitors – some regular faces, some young and “not so” young, and also new faces, including 1 competitor …

Shoe Clinic Brooks MTB Duathlon Series Race Two Results

A beautiful morning for Race Two with 59 competitors. We’re trying out a new race timing tool. Click the link below to check your results, if there’s any issues please email me coyle-j@outlook.com Click here for results Click here to view photos taken by Peter Marshall Thanks again to all our sponsors, Shoe Clinic Nelson, Chia Sisters and Proper Crisps!