Despite the bonnet of their Porsche 997 Cup S flying up and
cracking their windscreen, Dunedin's Allan Dippie and Scott
O'Donnell snatched a dramatic victory in the opening round of
the South Island Endurance Series.
In the past month, Wanaka athlete Dougal Allan has gone
from the depths of despair in Canada to the heights of
elation at the end of Ironman Sweden. He talked to Catherine
Pattison about how he turned his season around.
Sitting second in the US Xterra Championships but keen to
test himself in different disciplines, Wanaka's Braden Currie
has been dipping a toe in the water of 70.3 (half-ironman)
racing in the United States and Ecuador recently.