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Rotorua's Sam Osborne and Samantha Kingsford win at Xterra Mexico August 12th 2019

Rotorua's Sam Osborne and Samantha Kingsford have continued an impressive run of results on the Xterra Pan Am tour with wins at Xterra Mexico. It was Osborne's 12th career Xterra World Tour win and his fifth this season, while it's the fourth Xterra major title for Kingsford, her third this year....

 

Farewell to Bronwen Radford in style August 11th 2019

Rotorua swimmers have collected an impressive haul of medals at the annual Taranaki Short Course Championships. Swim Rotorua took 36 athletes and between them they won 81 medals....

 

Rotorua duo Osborne and Kingsford claim wins at Xterra Victoria August 10th 2019

Rotorua duo Sam Osborne and Samantha Kingsford have maintained an excellent start to the season with wins at Xterra Victoria in British Columbia, Canada. Osborne and Kingsford finished in 2h 3m 27s and 2h 27m 26s respectively to claim the elite men's and women's titles....

 

Rotorua swimmer Paddy Baylis reflects on first year of epic American experience August 10th 2019

When Rotorua's Paddy Baylis finished secondary school in 2017, he took some time to survey his options. At just 18 years of age he was already an accomplished swimmer, having impressed at national events and represented New Zealand overseas on multiple occasions, so the focus was on turning that into a career. ...

 

Rotorua swimmers in action at New Zealand Open Championships August 10th 2019

A trio of Swim Rotorua athletes were able to test themselves against the best in the country at the 2019 Aon New Zealand Open Championship last week....

 

Swim Rotorua score podium places at Taupo XLR8 swim meet June 25th 2019

Swim Rotorua have started their winter season with a solid showing at the ever-popular Taupō XLR8 swim meet last weekend....

 

Rotorua duo start Xterra Pan Am Tour in style May 28th 2019

Rotorua's Sam Osborne and Samantha Kingsford have started the 2019 Xterra Pan American Tour with a bang, winning the elite men's and women's races respectively at Xterra Brazil....

 

Swim Rotorua Head Coach Bay Trust Scholarship Recipient May 28th 2019

Thirty six sportspeople, from a variety of different codes, are the recipients of the first round of BayTrust Athlete, Coach and Official scholarships for 2019....

 

Rotorua swimmers tackle national championships May 28th 2019

A team of 13 from the Swim Rotorua Swimming Club made the journey south to compete at the 2019 New Zealand Age Group Swimming Championships in Wellington....

 

Success of Rotorua swimmers set to continue April 16th 2019

In any sport, the best predictor of future success is the strength of its junior participants. That is one area Swim Rotorua has covered. In consecutive years, its swimmers aged 12-and-under have claimed the title of top team at the Aquaknights Junior Swimming Festival. This year, more than 380 juniors from all over the Bay of Plenty, Hawke's Bay, Poverty Bay, Taranaki and Waikato were in attendance and Swim Rotorua finished 300 points ahead of its nearest rival....

 

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