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‘We conquered the cold and paddled to victory in our hearts’

Wednesday 26 February 2020 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Paddling

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‘We conquered the cold and paddled to victory in our hearts’
Eryka Tommy (front) and Serena Hunter during changeover in the Takapuna Beach waka ama relay. 20022515

For the first Cook Islands women’s team to compete in Takapuna’s 42km relay, the other paddlers weren’t their real opponents. It was the cold.

For the first Cook Islands women’s team to compete in Takapuna’s 42km relay, the other paddlers weren’t their real opponents. It was the cold.


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