Taieri College pupil Richard Van Aalst (13) competes in the
bicycle leg of Otago Secondary Schools Triathlon last week.
Taieri College pupils proved their mettle in trying
conditions at the Otago Secondary Schools' Triathlon last week.
Taieri College sports co-ordinator Graeme Egan said the
school's competitors exceeded expectations with their
performances in the more than 30degC heat.
The junior girls team came ninth, while the junior boys team
''The future they will have in the sport is just
incredible,'' he said.
He was also pleased with the effort of 16-year-old Vicki
Clarke, who finished ninth in the individual senior girls