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Newton stuns with Sonic ironman triumph

Posted by Matt Warren on Saturday, February 23, 2013

He's a three-time national board race champion and a handy ski paddler but not even Andrew Newton would consider himself a champion swimmer. It's amazing what a bit of grit and resolve can do, however.

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Giant seas test star surf athletes

Posted by Matt Warren on Saturday, February 23, 2013

George Haynes will be a man on a mission today as the Sonic Surf Race series heads towards an exciting conclusion at the Oceans 13 New Zealand under-14 surf lifesaving championships in Mount Maunganui.

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Young lifeguard an Oceans inspiration

Posted by Matt Warren on Friday, February 22, 2013

Will White may not win a medal this week but he's already a champion in the eyes of many of his fellow athletes.

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Sonic finale for top NZ surf lifesavers

Posted by Matt Warren on Friday, February 22, 2013

Some of New Zealand's best senior surf lifesaving athletes will line up at this week's Sonic Race Series finals to show the next generation how it's done.

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Fast start for Oceans 13 competitors

Posted by Matt Warren on Thursday, February 21, 2013

Papamoa's Maia Bryant narrowly missed a notable double on the first day of the Oceans 13 New Zealand under-14 surf lifesaving championships in Mount Maunganui today. The 14-year-old, in the ...

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