It’s another picture perfect day ahead for Day Three for Chapter 6 of GODZone. Tiki Tour (13) is still in the lead amongst the Pure teams, after a night of hiking Mt Crichton and kayaking on Lake Wakatipu. Currently in Stage 8, the Via Greenstone mountain bike phase, the team is now tackling a 110km
The Pursuit GODZone competitors are certainly holding their own as they head their way towards the shores of Lake Wakatipu. With all 15 teams now off the Skippers Canyon rafting section, they are now stretched out between the 38km Stage 5 Seven Mile mountain bike and orienteering, the 21km Stage 6 Mt Crichton alpine trek,
Amongst the cheers at the start line from friends and family, Tom (10) and Sam (9) could be heard screaming their dads’ names in encouragement. The pair were part of an impressive support crew for Pursuit Team Silky (79), who were last year’s winning mixed Pursuit team. Sadly, just a month after the victory, their
Team Silky take a unplanned swim.
The first mixed team in the Pursuit event at the prize giving.
https://dl.dropbox.com/s/rvmbplu3y4s4tr4/78.m4a Team 79 Silky talk about changing their strategy when they realised they were in with a good chance.
Team Silky crossed the finish line on Thursday morning to be greeted by friends, family and GODZone supporters.
The second wave of GODZone competitors raced off the start line at Kaiteriteri this morning in pursuit of the 61 teams who left yesterday. The new racing category is aptly titled Pursuit and has attracted ten teams eager to experience GODZone for the first time. Their own support teams will meet them at each transition
The GODZone Pursuit teams set off this morning, tackling the coasteering and kayaking route from Kaiteriteri beach to Rabbit Island.
Pursuit teams head off from the start line to coasteer and kayak round the coastline to Rabbit Island.
Chatting to the Pursuit teams just before they head off on their GODZone Chapter Five adventure.