Reading what international athletes are writing on Twitter.
The race was inaugurated in memory of Harry Mahon and comprises a match race upstream on the Waikato River through Hamilton. Its tricky current, four bridges and a complex toss / crossing over rule makes for brilliant racing.
Nathan Twaddle is in the New Zealand M2- and writes a fantastic summary of what it takes to prepare for a big race.
My latest update comes with a warning on the dangers of the over enthusiastic consumption of chocolate bars.
Nathan Twaddle is blogging on the Team New Zealand website. He writes about the last training before the regatta and his Coach giving out praise.