It was once against the scenery that stole the show at the New Zealand race.
The New Zealand race threw every type of weather condition at the impressive field of athletes.
New Zealand professional Jamie Whyte and Australian veteran Belinda Granger took the wins today, Jan. 15, at the fifth annual Challenge Wanaka iron-distance triathlon in New Zealand.
New Zealand professional triathlete Nicky Samuels is sharing her discontent with the Wanaka-area retailers who have complained about Challenge Wanaka's presence in the small town.
Two Australians are the favorites to win Saturday's Challenge Wanaka event in New Zealand.
Part of the Challenge Wanaka marathon course is being repaired after floodwaters caused an overflow of the adjacent Clutha River.