Precious Metal Keeps on Coming

NZ athletes did us proud at the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens, netting a total of six gold medals, one silver, and three bronze. The Wheel Blacks won gold in the wheelchair rugby final against Canada, Matt Slade won gold in the 200m sprint, Peter Martin dominated the men’s field events, winning gold in both javelin and shot put and bronze in discus, Tim Prendergast won gold in the 800m, Michael Johnson gold in the standing air rifle, Paul Jesson bronze in the LC3 road race/time trial, Daniel Sharp bronze in the 100m breaststroke, and the BC1-2 team won silver in the boccia final against Portugal.


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Travel Lockdown a Blessing for US Surfers

Travel Lockdown a Blessing for US Surfers

Back in March, photographer Ridge BenBen and surfer Joe Kisling, both from the US, travelled to the South Island for the Single Fin Mingle logging contest, an annual event that describes…