London Olympics Prospect

Christchurch-born professional triathlete Andrea Hewitt has placed third in the Dextro Energy ITU World Championship Series triathlon in Sydney. Hewitt is currently ranked sixth in the world. Hewitt, who was sixth after the 15-metre swim and 36th off the bike, next heads for her training base in France where she will prepare for the third leg of the series in Madrid on June 4. On collecting bronze, she said: “My swim was good and the bike was up there but I didn’t quite have the legs on the run.” Canadian Paula Findlay took first place and Barbara Riveros of Chile second.


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Jiu-Jitsu Coach John Danaher Learnt from the Best

Jiu-Jitsu Coach John Danaher Learnt from the Best

“Brazilian jiu-jitsu has been compared to chess, philosophy, even psychoanalysis. But its real appeal is on the mat,” Stephanie Hayes writes for The Atlantic in a story about influential mixed martial…