Haulashore Circuit, March 26, 2017
Low cloud and rain, but perfectly flat seas made it a perfect day.
Hayden Squance and Luke Kelly did battle with each other and stingrays, setting up a final sprint, which Hayden took by three seconds, setting a new record of 35min 33sec. Luke also broke the old record of 35min 45sec, which he set two years ago. Terry Bone followed the two teenagers all the way to take third in 36min 15sec.
Jodie Lovell popped over from Marlborough to win the women’s race in 39min 25sec from Christina Harris (40.41) and Wendy Healey (43.48.
So you can see the times over the years, here’s a list of previous winners.
Nelson Mail story on stuff.co.nz
Featured swimmers, Terry Bone, left, Hayden Squance, Simon Kneebone and Luke Kelly.