Tri Adventure Antelopes extended their lead at XPD Bay of Fires arriving at Avoca TA early this morning. The team spent all the night in the cold conditions, paddling the 38km leg down the South Esk river in windy conditions.
Tasmania turned on a wet and wild start to the XPD Bay of Fires. After a 2 hour ‘lock down’ to receive maps and course notes, teams made their final preparations for the ensuing 500km journey around North East Tasmania.
The third annual Whai Ora Spirited Women – All Women’s Adventure Race was based around Ohope and Whakatane, an area long renowned as a hotbed of the sport. The weekend attracted 1520 women from all over New Zealand and even as far afield as Australia
Chapter 7 of GODZone has been hailed an international success with more than 360 competitors from around the world taking part and significant interest from national and international media showcasing the event.
Multiple Adventure Racing World Champion Nathan Fa'avae returned to the Godzone after a 3-year break with a new team, including his wife Jodie, and once again entertained us over 6 days with a stunning performance.
A huge crowd of Te Anau locals turned out tonight to welcome GODZone's first team home. More than 500 people cheered on as team Yealands Family Wines paddled into the beach beside the Marakura Yacht Club at 9.40pm.