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Cambridge cyclists earn over 40 medals at north island champs

Cambridge High School cyclists collected a raft of titles and trophies over last weekend during the North Island schools road and track cycling championships, earning enough points on the Avantidrome track to be named top…

Cambridge fourth at motocross clubs event

The Cambridge Motorcycle Club ended its three-year winning streak in the Battle of the Clubs motocross event in Taupo last Saturday. The club finished amongst the best of the best overall and rounded out the…

BMXers ready to race

Thirteen Cambridge BMX riders will contest the UCI BMX World Championships in Belgium this month. It may be an unlucky number for some, but the club reckons it will be a lucky haul for the…

Fifth different winner emerges in Enduro Champs

Cambridge’s motocross rider Beau Taylor has finished the fifth round of the New Zealand Enduro Championships in fourth place. Round five on June 29, played out on a demanding farmland course near Masterton, saw Rotorua’s…

Basketballer plays on with broken hand

It would be an understatement to say Maioro Barton is a team player. The well-known Cambridge wheelchair athlete played on for another game and a half after breaking his hand during the latest round of…

Runner conquers Great Wall of China Marathon

Karen Grootscholten pulled off several remarkable feats recently. The Cambridge resident ran a marathon and climbed the Great Wall of China in one, and was the fastest New Zealand woman to do so, competing in…

Students raring to row at world champs

Three Cambridge students will take the trip of a lifetime next month, travelling to Japan to represent New Zealand on the Junior rowing team. For Rebecca Leigh, named in the women’s quadruple scull, it’s her…

World cup kayakers now eyeing world champs

The NZ Men’s Kayak squad has returned to Cambridge after touring the world cup circuit in Europe. During their campaigns of the ICF Canoe Sprint World Cups 1 and 2 the young paddlers managed to…

Club backs international reps

The Thornton Club is supporting two of its members onto the world stage this month. Former under 23 world rowing champion Sam Voss, who has worked at the club for the last four years, was…

Cycling talent recognized at awards evening

New Zealand’s best cycling talent was celebrated at the Cycling New Zealand Annual Awards dinner held in Cambridge last Saturday. The Annual Awards dinner recognises achievements by riders throughout the year across road, track, BMX,…

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