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    • GodZone 2018

      GodZone 2018

      When I heard that Godzone 2018 was going to be in Fiordland I was super excited. How could it not be?  The south west corner of New Zealand, is filled with nothingness. No roads, no towns, just pure wilderness.  Ten days of racing here sounded epic! I was excited to be racing as part of […] Read Post

      • 14 Jun 2018
    • The Torpedo7 Hillary Challenge Final

      The Torpedo7 Hillary Challenge Final

      The secondary school battle for first place is intense The Hillary Challenge (video) is undoubtedly the toughest adventure competition for high school students and the battle for first is intense because it is a prestigious and highly coveted title for schools to achieve. Not only does this... Read Post

      • 08 May 2018
    • Mountain Bikers Code

      Mountain Bikers Code

      New Zealand has some of the best mountain bike trails in the world. Let’s keep it that way by abiding by the mountain bikers code! Stay safe and have fun. See You Out There! Respect Others Stay in control Give way to walkers Signal your approach and pass with care Ride shared use tracks in... Read Post

      • 08 May 2018
    • Shotover Moonlight Marathon

      Shotover Moonlight Marathon

      Some races are a winner by location alone, I’m in no doubt that the Shotover Moonlight Mountain Marathon is one of these races! Set on the picturesque and rugged Ben Lomond High Country Station it’s hard not to be! The full marathon and 30km courses start deep in Shotover country while... Read Post

      • 01 May 2018
    • Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

      Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

      You’ve probably landed here because you’re looking for the perfect gift for you legendary mum or mother figure in your life. Don’t worry, we’ve done the hard work for you and put together a list of gifts we know she’ll love. Check it out below and we’ll see you... Read Post

      • 30 Apr 2018
    • 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
 
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