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    • Choosing a Winter Wetsuit

      Choosing a Winter Wetsuit

      Just because the water is colder doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy surfing during the winter! With the right gear, you’ll be paddling to the back of the line up and surfing the winter waves with ease. We caught up with Torpedo7 sponsored surf athlete, Britt Kindred to see what she... Read Post

      • 17 Apr 2018
    • The History of Swanndri

      The History of Swanndri

      Swanndri was founded in 1913 by William Broome who produced a wool ‘bush shirt.’ Although Broome was a tailor, he noticed that farmers and forestry workers of the time were not equipped for the tough conditions of Taranaki winters, and that’s what inspired him to create the first Swanndri... Read Post

      • 12 Apr 2018
    • SKINS DNAmic compression tights – Review by T7 Athlete, Nora Audra

      SKINS DNAmic compression tights – Review by T7 Athlete, Nora Audra

      “I have competed in Adventure Racing for almost 15 years and always preferred to wear tights during the races. One of the reasons is that it protects your legs from prickly bushes and the sun. Having competed in Brazil and many other tropical countries, going through thick bush was always an... Read Post

      • 11 Apr 2018
    • Mt Aurum, NZ – First Descent

      Mt Aurum, NZ – First Descent

      When you really have a proper adventure, when s***’s getting real and you’re at your limit in more ways than one, that’s when you really want photos or some video,  just some sort of imagery, a vivid record to reflect on later. But that’s the thing. In times like that of... Read Post

      • 11 Apr 2018
    • Down vs. Synthetic Sleeping Bags

      Down vs. Synthetic Sleeping Bags

      When choosing a sleeping bag, you’ve got several variables to consider, including the temperature you’ll camp in and price, compressibility, and weight of the bag. The performance of the bag is largely driven by the insulating material, with other fabrics and design elements playing an... Read Post

      • 04 Apr 2018
    • Crankworx Rotorua 2018 Wrap Up

      Crankworx Rotorua 2018 Wrap Up

      Video by: Josh Mortimore Of course we had to get out there and amongst it at Crankworx Rotorua 2018! The weather was once again a bit iffy, but we managed to pump through all the goodness that Crankworx has to offer, including the Pump Track Challenge, Slopestlye, Whip off, and Downhill events. We... Read Post

      • 27 Mar 2018
    • Kieran Bennett Update

      Kieran Bennett Update

      Last weekend the annual Santa Cruz Bicycles NZ Enduro took place in the Marlborough Sounds, consisting of three days of racing some amazing, very rugged trails in the region. This was my first time at the event and it didn’t disappoint, Sven and Anka Martin know how to put on an extremely... Read Post

      • 16 Mar 2018
    • Adventures in the Top of the South

      Adventures in the Top of the South

      Three weeks ago I packed up the car in Dunedin and headed off on route to Rotorua where I have just started my first real job! I was excited to see the new road past Kaikoura and do a few adventures on the way. This was my first time doing this stuff by myself and […] Read Post

      • 08 Mar 2018
    • Backcountry Mountain Biking – By Mountian Safety Council

      Backcountry Mountain Biking – By Mountian Safety Council

      Backcountry mountain biking allows people to enjoy the technical challenges of riding while seeing large areas of New Zealand’s backcountry in a shorter time span. Every trip into the backcountry has an inherent degree of risk, which can be easily reduced through careful planning and good... Read Post

      • 07 Mar 2018
    • Staying safe on the trails – MTB

      Staying safe on the trails – MTB

      New Zealand offers some fantastic backcountry mountain bike trails which can take you to remote and breathtaking parts of the country. This activity is increasing in popularity across the globe, with all kinds of tracks and trails being built each year. Some of the key things to consider when... Read Post

      • 06 Mar 2018
 
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