Two years ago, Nelson’s Cameron Jones became the youngest ever finisher of the Fine Signs Crazyman. Today the talented 17-year-old overcame a top field and tough conditions in the Capital City to become the youngest ever winner.
The Kathmandu Coast to Coast is poised to receive substantial international coverage as a documentary from this year’s event is part of the official selection at the 42nd Banff International Mountain Film Festival in Canada that starts on Saturday.
Winners from last year’s Motu Challenge Elina Ussher and Daniel Jones are back to defend their titles at the Opotiki multisport event on Saturday 14 October. Whilst Ussher will be back to race for an eleventh title Jones will be back to see if he can
Moss Burmester, two-time Olympian, Commonwealth Games champion and World Champion swimmer, is looking forward to taking on his ‘bucket list’ challenge, the Kathmandu Coast to Coast, in a tandem team with his partner Carolyn Arthur.
Comments from Race Director Marty Madsen highlight how tough the mighty Motu event is. You’ll feel like someone has taken a jack hammer to your legs! However fellow race organiser Mike van der Boom is quick to point out it’s not all about being tough