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A relationship with the Coast to Coast.

January 9, 2019
Like any good relationship, we have had our ups and downs. But when I consider the many factors that have brought me…

Zunyi Mountain Quest Adventure Race

October 30, 2018
While it was the 10th anniversary of the Zunyi Mountain Quest Adventure Race and I have competed here before, it wouldn’t usually…

Weng’an, China.

October 27, 2018
After returning from China with 3x runner-up placings in September, we had less than two weeks to rest and reset in NZ…


September 26, 2018
When I reflect, not just on my latest trip to China, but back over the 30-odd times I have visited this part…

A big heart that will go the distance.

November 10, 2017
Ours is a sport full of contradicting perspectives. To many it is the domain of the super elite, the fittest of the…

New and old

October 22, 2017
New and old Since my double race effort in China at the end of August I have been keeping a low profile.…