Monday, December 8, 2008

New Zealand Ice News

Written by T Dobbin

This past weekend in Enschede which is in the West of the Netherlands Wayne Begg from New Zealand skated in a long track weekend event. Wayne Begg who currently lives & trains in Enschede skated on Saturday the 100 meter event as well as the 300 meter event and on Sunday skated the 1000 meter.

Wayne skated a great race on Sunday with an outstanding time of 1:15.99 for the 1000 meter race. Congratulations to Wayne who is now within a second from the qualilfying time for the World Cup events. For full results go to:

This coming weekend is the ISU sancationed event held in Hoorn which is the Challengers Cup. All three New Zealand representatives will be racing in Hoorn this weekend including Shane Dobbin & Dj Nation in the 5000 meter and Wayne Begg in the 500 meter, 1000 meter & 1500 meter events. For more information go to