Water World

Water World

Internationally, Kiwis have made their mark on the sporting scene in, on and under the water. We talk to three stars who call the ocean home including world-renowned New Zealand free diver William Trubridge, board sailor/windsurfer Barbara Kendall, and surf board shaper and surfing title-holder, Mike Thomson.

Diving deeper

World-renowned New Zealand freediver William Trubridge quite likely has water running through his veins.

Kiwi onboard

Destined to be forever known as New Zealand’s “golden girl”, board sailor/windsurfer Barbara Kendall is also certain to continue having a close affinity and connection with the ocean.

Wave rider

Mike Thomson – better known as Mickey T – was born and raised in Raglan on the west coast of New Zealand’s north island, a 45-minute drive west of Hamilton or a two-hour drive south of Auckland.


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