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Taranaki Father Sheds 67kg

Thursday, 4 February 2016, 10:42 am | Triathlon New Zealand

Taranaki Father Sheds 67kg – Targets Second World Champs at Kinloch Stephen Houghton has completely turned his life around. Six years ago he was very unwell. He weighed 151kg, had heart and cholesterol problems, sleep apnea and was pre-diabetic. But ... More >>

Hewitt Confirms Support Team for 2016

Saturday, 23 January 2016, 9:06 pm | Triathlon New Zealand

Christchurch Triathlete Andrea Hewitt is training at her customary intensity which she built with the late Laurent Vidal and has confirmed the change of her coaching and support team in the lead up to the 2016 Olympic Games. Hewitt has confirmed Chris ... More >>

King And Maier Rule Wanaka

Monday, 11 January 2016, 10:11 am | Triathlon New Zealand

King And Maier Rule Wanaka Malcolm King (Hamilton) and Simone Maier (Wanaka) took out the standard distance races at the Sovereign Tri Series Wanaka event today, in doing so claiming South Island Championships to go with their respective age group ... More >>

Wanaka Ready to Host Latest Round of Sovereign Tri Series

Wednesday, 6 January 2016, 11:55 am | Triathlon New Zealand

Wanaka Ready to Host Latest Round of Sovereign Tri Series The Sovereign Tri Series continues with event number three for the summer and the first for the year 2016 when Wanaka hosts the South Island Championships amongst a host of races to suit ... More >>

Rare Bone Condition Can’t Keep Wanaka Teen From Tri Dreams

Wednesday, 30 December 2015, 4:56 pm | Triathlon New Zealand

When 16 year old Christchurch triathlete Ben Marshall-Lee lines up at the Sovereign Tri Series Wanaka event on January 9, he will do so with memories of a rare bone disease that once kept him on the sidelines for 12 months and threatened his involvement ... More >>

2016 High Performance Squads Named

Tuesday, 22 December 2015, 10:24 am | Triathlon New Zealand

The Elite Selection Commission of Triathlon New Zealand today announced their 2016 High Performance Squads, with athletes named to three different tiers based on past performances and tracking towards pinnacle events. Each will receive support to enable ... More >>

Hewitt Confirms Rio Plans

Friday, 18 December 2015, 11:12 am | Triathlon New Zealand

Hewitt Confirms Rio Plans Triathlon New Zealand has been in constant contact with Andrea Hewitt and her support team in France and here in New Zealand over the past six weeks since the tragic death of her fiancée and coach Laurent Vidal. During ... More >>

National Junior Triathlon Series Begins in Taupo

Wednesday, 16 December 2015, 12:24 pm | Triathlon New Zealand

National Junior Triathlon Series Begins in Taupo This weekend sees the first season of the National Junior Triathlon Series kick off with the Future ChampioNZ Festival in Taupo, with close to 100 of the country’s best young triathletes (aged 15 to ... More >>

Funding for Triathlon HP Programme Maintained

Friday, 11 December 2015, 2:24 pm | Triathlon New Zealand

Triathlon New Zealand received mixed news today with the funding rounds for 2016 announced by High Performance Sport New Zealand (high performance) and for 2017 and beyond by Sport New Zealand (community funding). HPSNZ has reinforced their support ... More >>

Triathlon New Zealand Sets Sights on Rio

Tuesday, 1 December 2015, 3:23 pm | Triathlon New Zealand

Triathlon New Zealand today began the final push on the Road to Rio, with media invited into the High Performance base in Cambridge to meet with coaches and athletes and to hear of the objectives and goals for the months ahead as the athletes were put ... More >>

Warriner Bows Out a Winner at Sovereign Tinman

Monday, 30 November 2015, 10:31 am | Triathlon New Zealand

Near perfect conditions greeted the 700 plus competitors in the 27th running of the iconic Tinman Triathlon at The Mount today, with fast times, smiling faces, sunblock and ice creams the order of the day. More >>

Podium Spots Up for Grabs

Friday, 27 November 2015, 11:19 am | Triathlon New Zealand

PODIUM SPOTS UP FOR GRABS IN WOMEN’S RACE AT SOVEREIGN TINMAN This weekend might well see one of the more difficult races to predict in the 27 year history of the Sovereign Tinman, with the women’s standard distance podium beckoning to any number ... More >>

Young Generation of Triathletes Vie for Iconic Title

Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 11:47 am | Triathlon New Zealand

One of New Zealand’s most iconic and popular triathlon events takes place at Mount Maunganui this Sunday 29th November with the hosting of the Sovereign Tinman, the second race in the seven-event Sovereign Tri Series. More >>

Community Shocked at Sudden Passing of Laurent Vidal

Wednesday, 11 November 2015, 9:32 am | Triathlon New Zealand

The triathlon community in New Zealand and around the world is reeling at the tragic news that French Olympian Laurent Vidal has passed away overnight in France. Vidal was the fiancée and coach of New Zealand athlete Andrea Hewitt, as well as coach ... More >>

Sovereign CEO challenge offers 25K

Tuesday, 13 October 2015, 11:33 am | Triathlon New Zealand

SOVEREIGN CEO CHALLENGE OFFERS 25K TO ENCOURAGE HEALTH AND WELLBEING At a time when New Zealanders are increasingly aware of their health and fitness, the Sovereign Tri Series kicks off next month and the ‘CEO Challenge’ returns for its second ... More >>

Sissons off the 'very hot' pace in Chicago

Monday, 21 September 2015, 10:08 am | Triathlon New Zealand

Ryan Sissons gave his all but was ultimately off the pace in the ITU World Triathlon Series Grand Final in Chicago today, finishing in 34th place to end a frustrating season ranked 33rd in the world. More >>

Hewitt world class again winning silver medal

Monday, 21 September 2015, 9:22 am | Triathlon New Zealand

Andrea Hewitt has again shown her class and incredible consistency, winning silver on the overall ITU World Series Rankings for 2015, the fifth time in seven years that the irrepressible Cantabrian has stood on the year-end world ranking podium, ... More >>

Hewitt Chases Fifth World Champs Medal in Seven Years

Thursday, 17 September 2015, 9:42 am | Triathlon New Zealand

Triathlon New Zealand’s elite athletes take on the world in the ITU WTS Grand Final in Chicago this week, with double points up for grabs in the race to the year-end world rankings. More >>

NZ's best young prospects line up at ITU triathlon champs

Wednesday, 16 September 2015, 12:59 pm | Triathlon New Zealand

NZ's best young prospects line up at ITU triathlon world champs in Chicago this week More >>

Villa Maria to host national duathlon championships

Tuesday, 15 September 2015, 10:19 am | Triathlon New Zealand

Triathlon New Zealand has added an exciting new event to the Sovereign Tri Series and it sees the return of a Duathlon to the Auckland and specifically the Mangere area, with the Sovereign Duo at Villa Maria Estate set down for Sunday November 15, ... More >>



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