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BMXer back from San Fran

A Cambridge BMXer raising in the ranks of the professional scene has just touched down in New Zealand after a whirlwind trip in the United States. It was Josh de Reus’ fourth trip to America…

Sporting talent rewarded

The Perago Trust, a Cambridge organisation supporting local athletes to reach elite level, announced the recipients of their biannual funding round last month – Ellesse Andrews, Ben Kirsop, Jordan Woodall and Sam Cooke – receiving…

Fitness parents take to the stage

Cambridge parents Danny and Mel Burt took part in the ‘Mums and Dads’ segment of the 2017 New Zealand Fitness Model Search on the weekend. “We had a fantastic weekend surrounded by like-minded people,” said…

Cyclists on track for Oceanias

Cycling New Zealand’s elite riders will take valuable pedal strokes towards the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as they take on the Aussies at the Oceania Championships in Cambridge next month. Among them will be Cambridge’s Rushlee…

Physique champ eyeing Mr Universe

A former Cambridge resident now based in Perth has made his mark on the body building stage being named Mr Sports Model Australia and gaining his pro card in the process. Jos Dekker, who moved…

Parents providing healthy inspiration

Cambridge parents can take inspiration from a local couple who recently stepped up their healthy habits for a competition taking place this weekend, inspiring families as ‘Mum and Dad’ fitness models. Danny and Mel Burt…

Lacrosse girls the best

Off the back of winning the national secondary school championships, the Waikato girls’ U15 lacrosse team continued their winning streak earlier this month taking out the crown at the 2017 Australasian U15 Lacrosse Champs, the…

First North Island title for racer

A young kart racer from Cambridge raced his was to a first place finish at the North Island Sprint Kart Championships on the weekend. Ryan Hancock took home his first North Island title after winning…

Close call for Goodin

Equestrian legend David Goodin, 80, made an appearance at the 2017 Equidays at the weekend, riding Our Airfare to Renton owned by Trish McPherson. It was Airfare’s first time at the three-day event, and one…

Waikato team give their all in 2017 Roller Mills

Ten provincial rugby teams played their collective hearts out at last week’s 2017 NRM National Roller Mills Rugby Tournament, most of it held at St Peter’s School, Cambridge. Finals day on Sunday ended with Auckland…

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