Tuesday, 16 October 2018
Regional sporting trust rivalry lighting up Kathmandu Coast to Coast corporate challenge
The challenge of “walking the talk” by competing as a team in February’s Kathmandu Coast to Coast issued over a month ago by Sport Canterbury has been taken on by the country’s southernmost regional sports trust.
Tuesday, 2 October 2018
Kathmandu Coast to Coast full with record numbers
The Kathmandu Coast to Coast is full at its earliest point in fourteen years, with record breaking numbers.
Tuesday, 4 September 2018
Sport Canterbury walking their own talk by entering the Kathmandu Coast to Coast
Making a commitment to the 2019 Kathmandu Coast to Coast is part of Sport Canterbury’s approach to “walking the talk” and is encouraging local councils and sporting organisations to do the same.
Tuesday, 26 June 2018
Allan back for unfinished business at Kathmandu Coast to Coast
Early Bird entries sell out
Wanaka based multisport, triathlete and endurance racer Dougal Allan is the first big name to confirm he will be on the start line of the Kathmandu Coast to Coast in February, hoping he can go better than his three second place efforts.
Saturday, 10 February 2018
Three-peat for Clark while Owen claims her first Kathmandu Coast to Coast
Whakatane’s Sam Clark made it three wins in a row while South African Robyn Owen claimed her first win in today’s Kathmandu Coast to Coast World Championship Longest Day.
Friday, 9 February 2018
Stunning conditions see record times at Kathmandu Coast to Coast
A full field for the first time in a decade and some impressive performances matched the stunning conditions on the first day of the Kathmandu Coast to Coast as the two day event got underway.
Battle looms for Women at Kathmandu Coast to Coast
The Kathmandu Coast to Coast is full for the first time in a decade with the women’s World Championship Longest Day event shaping up as a titanic battle with defending champion Elina Ussher poised for a record equalling five wins.
Wednesday, 24 January 2018
Late entry from Hart adds spice to strong women's field in Kathmandu Coast to Coast
The late entry of two time champion and three-time adventure racing world champion Sophie Hart has added some real spice to an already stacked field for next month’s Kathmandu Coast to Coast women’s World Championship Longest Day.
Monday, 22 January 2018
Trans-Tasman rivalry heats up in Kathmandu Coast to Coast
Trans-Tasman rivalry is heating up for next month’s Kathmandu Coast to Coast with leading Australian multi-sport athlete Alex Hunt keen to take this year’s race to defending World Championship Longest Day champion Kiwi Sam Clark.
Monday, 15 January 2018
Australian television personality enters Kathmandu Coast to Coast
Former MasterChef turned Australian television personality Hayden Quinn is the latest to enter the Kathmandu Coast to Coast to knock the event off his bucket list while also hoping to gain some bragging rights over mates.
Wednesday, 27 December 2017
Labour MP Williams and city councillor hope Kathmandu Coast to Coast effort inspires youth
Labour MP Poto Williams and Christchurch City Councillor Glenn Livingstone are hoping to inspire young people in the eastern suburbs of Christchurch as they prepare for the Kathmandu Coast to Coast in February.
Thursday, 21 December 2017
Growing up with the Kathmandu Coast to Coast inspires entries
Growing up on the South Island’s West Coast has exposed the Kathmandu Coast to Coast to many school aged students, inspiring growing numbers of them to enter the iconic event.
Thursday, 26 October 2017
Kathmandu Coast to Coast poised to receive substantial international coverage at Banff Film Festival
The Kathmandu Coast to Coast is poised to receive substantial international coverage as a documentary from this year’s event is part of the official selection at the 42nd Banff International Mountain Film Festival in Canada that starts on Saturday.
Thursday, 5 October 2017
Tandem boats section sold out as Kathmandu Coast to Coast builds towards its biggest field
Supplied boats in the tandem section of the Kathmandu Coast to Coast have sold out as the event builds towards its biggest field in its 35 year history.
The tandem section of the two day event being held in early February can only be entered now if competitors supply their own tandem kayak although organisers do have a waitlist for those that do need a kayak supplied.
Monday, 11 September 2017
Champion swimmer Burmester taking on bucket list challenge the Kathmandu Coast to Coast
Early Bird entries sell out for first time - tracking towards one of the largest fields ever seen
Moss Burmester, two-time Olympian, Commonwealth Games champion and World Champion swimmer, is looking forward to taking on his 'bucket list' challenge, the Kathmandu Coast to Coast, in a tandem team with his partner Carolyn Arthur.
Monday, 21 August 2017
Multisporter and firefighter affected by rare autoimmune disease targets the Kathmandu Coast to Coast
Wanaka multisporter, cyclist and Queenstown Airport Fire Rescue firefighter Gavin Mason, who went from being one of the fittest firefighters in New Zealand to barely being able to walk, now has February’s Kathmandu Coast to Coast in his sights.
Thursday, 8 June 2017
Labour MP Williams joins city councillor to do Kathmandu Coast to Coast in bid to encourage young people in sport
Keen on encouraging young people to get involved in sport and exercise and being fit is why Labour MP for Christchurch East Poto Williams is joining Christchurch City Councillor Glenn Livingstone to compete in the Kathmandu Coast to Coast in February as part of a tandem team.
Friday, 5 May 2017
Leuchs has sights set on unfinished business in Kathmandu Coast to Coast
Three-time Olympian Kashi Leuchs has his sights set on unfinished business when the Dunedin mountain biker competes in his first Kathmandu Coast to Coast in February.
Saturday, 11 February 2017
Storming finish lands Clarke back to back Kathmandu Coast to Coast wins
Defending champion Whakatane’s Sam Clark, stormed home in stunning fashion to win this year’s Kathmandu Coast to Coast Longest Day, crossing the line in a time of 11 hours two minutes.
Friday, 10 February 2017
Youngster Cameron Jones Stamps Authority on Kathmandu Coast to Coast
Sixteen year-old, Cameron Jones, is off to a flying start in this year’s Kathmandu Coast to Coast after dominating the first leg of the two-day event that started today on the South Island’s West Coast.
All Black legend Richie McCaw joins wife Gemma in Kathmandu Coast to Coast
All Black Legend Richie McCaw was a late entry in the Kathmandu Coast to Coast, joining his wife Gemma in the 30 kilometre mountain running event today.
Wednesday, 8 February 2017
More entries, more depth and some inspiring personal stories has Ussher excited about Kathmandu Coast to Coast
More entries, more depth and some inspiring personal stories has Kathmandu Coast to Coast Director Richard Ussher very excited about this year’s event.