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Cairns Airport Challenge Cairns Men’s Race Preview

The withdrawal of ten time Ironman New Zealand winner Cameron Brown has taken one potential winner out of the running. However this has not made the race an easier one to win for anyone. The smart money is on a two horse race between Chris (Macca) McCormack and Tim Berkel. Based on recent race form Tim Berkel would have to be the favourite but without being able to see Macca race long distance recently it is impossible to gauge how he is going. He will be there to win and will have done the work to put him self in a position to do so.

Jamie Whyte and Belinda Granger win Challenge Wanaka Triathlon

Rising New Zealand professional triathlete Jamie Whyte fought off gusting winds and a tough challenge on the run from veteran Aussie Courtney Ogden and Kiwi Bevan McKinnon to claim the biggest victory of his career with a wire-to- wire win in 9hrs 3min at the fifth Challenge Wanaka long-course triathlon Saturday. Australians Christie Sym and Josh Rix were 3rd and 5th. Read about Christie’s story leading up to the race.