Coast to Coast paddle
Coast paddle
Paddling in the very fresh Waimakariri river in the 2005 Coast to Coast, my paddle time was the fastest time by over 18 minutes.

2004 World Mountain Running Champs
Mt Run
Running in the mountains in Turin, Italy at the 2004 World Mountain Running Champs, which I entered in the Open catagory.

Coast to Coast Peugeot 407SW
Coast car
The very cool Peugeot 407SW that I was given to use while I raced in the 2005 Coast to Coast.

Jono Wyatt and me after the Coast
Ben and Jono
The World Mountain running and Kayaking champions enjoying the sun on the  beach at Sumner after winning the 2005 coast to coast.

Criterium Racing
Street racing around Takapuna – in this narrow little circuit we got up to 57km/hr.

Finishing Coast to Coast
Finishing Coast to Coast
At just 21 I finished my first coast to coast in 15th place overall.My first attempt never made it to the startline with paddling injuries and Glandular fever forcing me to four months rest.

Kayaking Coast to Coast
Kayaking River
Paddling on the beautiful Waimakariri river, by now I had already been in the race for eight hours.

Motu Cycle
Cycle Motu
In this race the Kayaker has to bike eight kilometres and run three, after paddling 28kms down river, much harder than it sounds. This year I set a new record and became the first person to break two hours.

Running in Water
Running in water
A much welcomed run through the mountain streams to cool off, these were also our source of hydration through the run section.

Wiamak Camp
Wiamak Camp
Camping at the start of the river during our Coast to Coast training camp.

Cross Training Otira Gorge
Cross Training Otira Gorge
Cycling preperation for the coast to coast in the Otira Gorge, Southern Apls, New Zealand,This area is as amazing as it looks!



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