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Middaugh Coaching Corner - Stay in Your Lane

To the athletes we coach, Yaro and I talk a lot about the importance of dialing in the proper intensity. Ultimately, the goal is to deliver the right kind of training load to stimulate improvement


Middaugh Coaching Corner - Championship Season

With the Pan American Championships less than two weeks away and the World Championships rapidly approaching in less than two months many athletes are hoping to have their best race.


Spirig strikes again while Iden surprises all to claim the title in Lausanne WC

Swiss superstar Nicola Spirig claimed the victory on home soil, while in the men's race, the young Norwegian Gustav Iden finished in first place ahead of the two favourites, Jonathan Brownlee and Kristian Blummenfelt.


GT: End of an era

Twenty years ago I first discovered Dunedin's bounty of waves with a group of locals eager to show me around. One of them was a guy called Greg Townsend – or GT, as he is better known


Top Five Tips for MTB Newbies, with Michael Dorr

2017 XTERRA Pan Am Champ, Michael Dorr shares his top five tips for beginner mountain bikers to stay safe, gain confidence, and start to shred.


Middaugh Coaching Corner - Determinants of Endurance Performance

When you think about elite endurance athletes and the factors that make them champions, many consider VO2 max as the be-all and end-all for determining success in endurance sports.


Save Mangamaunu Kaikoura Surfing Gem

Save Mangamaunu Kaikour. We have few treasures around our coastline as iconic as the arcing sweep of coastline known as Mangamaunu just north of Kaikoura. On a flat day it's beautiful:


Third consecutive title for BP IRB Champions

Sunset Beach Lifeguard Services have again been crowned the BP New Zealand IRB Champions despite a premature end to the weekend, due to tough surf conditions at Waihi Beach.


Head-to-head in mighty battle at BP NZ IRB Champs

Sunset Beach Lifeguard Service has taken the early lead at the two-day BP New Zealand IRB Championships, held this weekend in Waihi Beach, despite a challenging day with mixed conditions.


 Thrilling showdown expected at IRB season finale

Over 300 Surf Lifeguards are set to descend on Waihi Beach this weekend for the BP New Zealand IRB [Inflatable Rescue Boat] Championships finale, to fight for the honour of becoming the top IRB club in the country.