Baise Adventure Race China 2016

Baise Adventure Race, China 2016 “Your ticket is void” Not the words you want to hear when trying to check in for an international flight… I looked to my left to see my team mate Sam Manson was having similar issues… Not good. Marcel and Simone had checked in with no issues at all and…

Te Anau 8 Hour Enduro – Race Report

The Te Anau Enduro was a new race this year, consisting of mtb, kayak and run laps, approximately 25min in length (at the start of the day). The goal was to complete as many laps as possible in the 8hrs allowed, with the catch being that if you completed 3 different laps (eg run, bike,…

Wulong Mountain Quest- 2015 Champions

My best result to date. Winning the Wulong Mountain Quest in China, the unofficial stage adventure racing would championships. Team mate Sam Manson has written a tidy blog on our race… check it out below 2015 Wulong Mountain Quest – Torpedo7 Champions Final overall results: 1st- Team Torpedo7:     18:16:46 2nd- Thule Adventure Team:     18:21:57 3rd- Team…

Routeburn- Training Run

It’s always a pleasure to run the Routeburn, and Tuesday was no exception. Simply stunning, and made even better with perfect conditions. I highly recommend getting over this trail, it’s 30km of goodness (this was my 3rd time over this summer!). Looking into the Hollyford Valley Token tourist shot  

Coast to Coast 2016 – A different Approach

Coast to Coast: A different approach After racing the Coast to Coast Longest day for the past 3 summers I decided this was the year to step away… that sounds ominous, but… I didn’t step very far. Instead I raced for a 3 person team in the Corporate Division, we were representing Duncan NZ Venison…

Wulong Mountain Quest, China 2013

The last thing I thought I would be doing this year was racing in China, but due to a lucky set of circumstances and a rushed few weeks of planning I was on my way to join team Oso Negro. As a rookie team we were heading to China with only a vague idea of…