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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....

 

Rotorua's Sam Osborne wins third Xterra Rotorua title April 16th 2019

Rotorua's Sam Osborne has added another chapter to his Xterra New Zealand dynasty. For the third consecutive year the reigning Xterra Asia-Pacific Series champion made the most of home advantage to win the event, held at Tikitapu (Blue Lake) on Saturday....

 

Rotorua's Lewis Ryan set for European Xterra adventure April 16th 2019

When it comes to Xterra racing the only thing matching Lewis Ryan's potential is his enthusiasm. The Rotorua 20-year-old burst on to the off road triathlon scene in September when he finished first at Xterra Taiwan, his first overseas Xterra event....

 

Silver for Rotorua's Sam Osborne at Xterra Taiwan April 6th 2019

Reigning Xterra Asia-Pacific Tour champion Sam Osborne has started his title defence with a hard-fought silver medal at Xterra Taiwan....