Amazing Grace thrives on juggling four sports

NZ Herald: There are allrounders, and then there is Grace Lui. The 16-year-old Year 12 Kelston Girls’ College athlete is the epitome of the busy school sports girl. In summer she is full-on with athletics – she is a natural thrower of the discus, shot put and javelin – and waka ama, where she is a key member of the champion Kelston under-19 crew which won the Sport Waitakere sports team of the year. In winter, Lui’s sport diet consists of netball and rugby, but she is often pitching in…

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Talented athlete takes the family legacy in his stride

NZ Herald: Theo Quax is gunning for the top of the podium. This weekend the 16-year-old Year 12 Macleans College middle distance runner will line up, barring any mishaps, in the New Zealand schools athletics nationals 1500m senior boys’ final at Waitakere’s Trusts Stadium as one of the favourites. Burning in his mind is the memory of last year’s fourth-place finish in the same event. “I’m aiming for top of the podium, hopefully, especially as I took out the under-18 club nationals in March. I’ve built a lot since last…

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Young Sportsperson of the Year Winners 2016

Congratulations to all the 2016 Young Sportsperson of the Year winners! This year’s Young Sportsman of the Year is Daniel Hoy from Westlake Boys High School and our Young Sportswoman of the Year is Ella Simanu from Diocesan School for Girls. Thank you to everyone who attended the awards – we hope you enjoyed yourselves! Click here to see all the 2016 Young Sportsperson of the Year winners. Photos from the awards are available to download free from¬†TempoShot Photography.

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