We are into Minimalist, Zero Drop shoes & light weight gear for getting out Trail Running and living life. We energise ourselves with whole food fuels and fuel our souls by getting into the wilds.

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Waka

What makes a good crew

Waka ama crews in New Zealand are normally 6 people who come together for social or racing events ...
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Ehukai OC1 outrigger canoe, 1 man waka

Buying an Ehukai OC1 one man waka (outrigger canoe)

Here I am at 66 buying a brand new OC1. Mad or not, it was a great decision. To ...
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Transitioning to minimalist running shoes

People often ask me what the transition to minimalist footwear was like. There are some common concerns/questions that ...
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Black Bean Bar Recipe

Bean bars have become a running staple for me in the last 18 months and a cornerstone of ...
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Mt Baldy, Richmond Forest Park

Outward Bound – they say only the tough go in the winter

Getting 'branded' They say only the tough go down in winter and, having been at Outward Bound for ...
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Vivobarefoot Trail Freaks, Vivobarefoot Neos

Vivobarefoot shoes survive the rigours of 21 days at Outward Bound

When I got the scholarship to go to Outward Bound I was told I needed to bring 2 ...
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Food for sport

Its amazing what happens when you suddenly have very little control over the food that is set in ...
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Vivobarefoot Trail Freak review

Vivobarefoot Trail Freak Review Vivobarefoot have stepped up their trail running offering with the Trail Freak. It builds ...
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Garmin Fenix 3 Watch review

Garmin Fenix 3 review: a great GPS watch

The Garmin Fenix 3 is a new edition to the Garmin watch lineup. I've been thinking about moving ...
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Waka Ama races Lake Rotoiti

Racing into Retirement

I am passionate about waka ama even though I came to it later than most. I was 63 ...
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