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  • New Zealand Summer Morning

    The crisp air of a New Zealand summer morning hung heavy with anticipation in the small town of Wanaka. Roaring Meg, a notorious mountain pass notorious for its switchbacks and relentless climb, loomed large on the horizon. Today was the day of the Motatapu Challenge, a grueling 120-kilometer mountain bike race that snaked through some…

  • Lake Wanaka

    The wind whipped across Lake Wanaka, a frigid hand slapping Fiona across the face as she adjusted her helmet. Dawn was a bruised purple on the horizon, mirroring the nervous knot in her stomach. Today was the Motatapu Challenge, New Zealand’s grueling 150km mountain bike race, and Fiona, a florist shop owner a seasoned cyclist…