The Tracks We Take
The Great Rides App is the brainchild of Kingston’s Gary Patterson. The app’s a super resource to guide cyclists along the greatest bike trails in New Zealand. It’s a brilliant idea — but where did it come from?
It turns out that Gary’s own trail has been an adventure-filled ride all the way.
Gary Patterson with The Great Rides App. Continue reading “The Great Rides App: Gary Patterson”
The very first Revenant Competitors have given of their best and the much-anticipated Ultra Adventure Run has come and gone.
It had drama and humour; tension and courage; camaraderie and respect. Watching it all unfold was unforgettable.
Continue reading “Wrapping Up The Revenant: A Legend Is Born”
Here’s a quick overview, with all you need to know about The Revenant Ultra Adventure Run… When, What, Who, Where and Links to all the websites. Continue reading “Back to Basics: Who’s Who on the Revenant?”
I sat down with Scott Worthington of The Revenant Ultra Adventure Run to ask him about this exciting event happening here, above Garston, in January 2019.
Where the likely outcome is failure how far will you go? SCOTT WORTHINGTON AND LEROY DE BEER Continue reading “Running The Revenant – Men on a Mission”
Scott Worthington is co-creator and race director of the inaugural Revenant Ultra Adventure Run being held on Welcome Rock Trails in January 2019. It was a privilege to chat with Scott and discover a little about the Man Behind the Revenant.
Continue reading “Behind The Revenant: Scott Worthington”
When Cobey Herbert arrived in my class as a skinny five-year-old , I sent home the usual note asking about food allergies etc. Back it came, duly filled in: Cobey can eat anything except paua.
“Paua?” I thought. “Who would give a little kid such an expensive shellfish? We won’t be cooking paua here, at the most inland school in New Zealand.” That was certainly way out of my comfort zone.
It wasn’t until Cobey’s dad arrived with undersea treasures to show the kids that I understood, because it turns out that Dwane Herbert, is a 7-times National Spearfishing Champion of NZ.
Garston kids were fascinated with Dwane’s underwater treasures.
I had no idea what spearfishing was, so I went to visit Dwane, and his wife Annie, to find out. Continue reading “Dwane Herbert – A Spearfishing Legend”