May 25, 2016
Simon Smith - Western Leader
When a shark the size of a surfboard sunk its teeth into his foot, Elliot Paerata-Reid knew exactly what to do.
He remembered his godfather's tale of escaping a great white and kicked the thresher shark in the face.
For many 10-year-olds a shark attack and eigh...
August 5, 2015
Lauren Boyle overnight swum into the history books with a NZ record breaking time to take World Championship silver medal in Kazan, Russia.
Photo from @1aurenboyle on instagram
"1aurenboyle: Thank you Thank you Thank you to everyone who has supported me and helped me o...
August 4, 2015
We wish Tadhg campbell all the best in his endevours in USA in furthering his career.
An amazing step in any golfers career is to attend an american college on scholarship. Tadhg has worked extremely hard to get to this point and we know his dedication to his sport wil...
Climbing 10 metres up then leaping off a ledge is intimidating for most people. Sports reporter Simon Smith talks with Nathan Brown about what it’s like up there on the diving board.
Photo Credit - Cordelai Norris
When Nathan Brown first scaled the top diving board it t...
Massey High School Allumni Dion Smith is on winning form with overall win and young rider of the Cascade Cycling Classic a few weeks back.
"This says it all. Good week with these lads. Team effort kept me in top spot at the Cascade Cycling Classic and Robin Carpenter 2...
Amazing showing from young Westie Lewis Hollows at U23 World Championships rowing regatta in Bulgaria with a silver medal with the mens Quad team.
"Throughout the years Don Oliver supported Lewis Hollows through his rowing journey. Today he proudly stood on the podium...
Congratulations to Lizzie Cui and LIam Stone who finished 11th in the world at World Championships.
"Finished 11th with a personal best score and a diving New Zealand national record, in my final event, mixed synchro at the 2015 Fina World Championships in Kazan, Russ...
July 14, 2015
Stephanie Mckenzie is currently based in the states with the NZ sprinters taking on the series of races out there as part of her the Team Novo Nordisk operation.
"Happy to get up for second here in the Colorado Springs Grand Prix Keirin behind the fast improving & tal...
Nathan Brown diving high!!
"Glad to be back after a great competition over at the Australian Elite Junior Champs.
I came 2nd on platform, 3rd in synchro, 4th in 1m and 3m.
Special thanks to Don Oliver Youth Sports Foundation, RSA Henderson, Lions (Henderson and Te Atatu...
Phillip Ryan takes 10th at University Games in Korea over the last week.
"10th today in the 10km open water race at world uni games, ups and downs in the race with room for improvement. Happy with the last 5km in hot conditions."
Congratulations on a strong showing in...
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