Maria Fredatovich had a stroke at the age of 13. Now 32, she enjoys a physically active lifestyle, refusing to let loss of peripheral vision, on-going balance and hand-eye coordination and problems stop her doing what she loves. More than that, Maria realised there was a need to help other young people who had the same challenges as herself..
These children were pretty excited to be able to meet Halberg Awards contender athletes on the Tuesday before the Halberg Awards night. Kevin Woolcott and Gordon Buchalter ran a coaching session and this gave the able bodied athletes and indication of the particular challenges that Mark, Cormac, Jaden, Faithleen and Matakorama (in the photo) ..
This is the third blog in a series looking at talent ID and development. The first blog I set the scene around Talent ID. The second I detailed what I believe should be the number one priority of every Talent ID programme and academy in New Zealand: developing the growth mindset in athletes. (to see the example scenario used to set the..
Does this sound familiar? All of you will have heard or been a part of the Talent I.D. process and the following example will not be new to you. ·
A leader within an NSO, RSO, Club or Secondary School starts to consider how to get more talent into their environment. They start with the mentality of “we need to have a talent pipeline tha..
Kiwi Brendon Hartley has earned a second drive with Toro Rosso after a solid outing in yesterday's US Grand Prix in Texas.Toro Rosso have confirmed that Hartley, who finished 13th in Austin, will race in this weekend's Mexico Grand... read item »
The All Blacks' lead atop the World Rugby rankings has had a decent bite taken out of it following Saturday's defeat to the Wallabies.The world champions went into the third Bledisloe Cup clash in Brisbane with a lead of 5.38 ranking... read item »
By Liam Napier in Brisbane Every now and then a prospect comes along who captures attention like no other.Nehe Milner-Skudder was probably the most recent standout in this bracket; Vaea Fifita to a lesser extent in more recent... read item »
New Zealand's latest Formula 1 driver Brendon Hartley should know today if he will compete for Toro Rosso at the Mexican Grand Prix this weekend.The 27-year-old finished a credible 13th in his debut race with the team at the US... read item »
Ten new caps are included in a raw-looking Maori All Blacks squad named for their two-match Northern Hemisphere tour.New coach Clayton McMillan has been forced to probe for depth after several first choice players were ruled out... read item »
Everton have sacked manager Ronald Koeman after they dropped into the relegation zone following yesterday's 5-2 home defeat by Arsenal.Dutchman Koeman took over 16 months ago and spent a significant amount of money overhauling the... read item »
India hasn't been a particularly fruitful part of the cricket world for Ross Taylor.Five more runs early yesterday in the opening ODI at Mumbai and he would have had his first ODI century against India, in India, to go with a solitary... read item »
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Speed skating, or long track speedskating, long track speed skating, is an Olympic sport where competitors are timed while crossing a set distance. Sports such as short track speedskating. Inline speedskating, and quad speed skating have also been called speed skating.