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Rowing: Rowers shrug off obstacles and race towards a record  (Sport - 10/11/2001)  
There's a hole in their keel, their oar handles have worn through and poisonous creatures are lurkin g in the waters around them. But two New Zealand poli cemen are still holding it together at the head of th e fleet in the ...

Rowing: Headwinds slow transatlantic rowers  (Sport - 07/11/2001)  
The blazing pace set by the New Zealand men in the transatlantic rowin g challenge has been slowed severely by headwinds and sloppy seas with a quarter of the distance still to row. After 30 days at sea, Steve Westlake and Matt .. .

Rowing: Australian team out of touch  (Latest Sport - 02/11/2001)  
While satellite phones have helped the New Zealand men in the lead o f the transatlantic rowing challenge, their nearest rivals, the Australians, have been shut off from the r est of the world. Australian doctors Patrick Weinrauc h and Paul McCarthy... 

Rowing: Rowers on target to smash record  (Sport - 31/10/2001)  
The New Zealand policemen leading the fleet in the transatlantic rowin g challenge are on target to slice six days off the r ace record - if their luck holds. Steve Westlake and Matt Goodman were yesterday 61 nautical miles in front ...

Rowing: Kiwis extend lead over Aussies in Trans-Atlantic (Latest Sport - 30/10/2001)  
New Zealand rowers Steve Westlake and Matt G oodman, going at a record challenging pace, are 1847 km away from the finish after 24 days of the trans-At lantic rowing race today. Along the way, they have ex tended their lead over Australian rivals ...

Rowing: Stripped down crew take lead  (Sport - 27/10/2001)
In the sweltering 40 deg C heat of the mid-Atlantic , the New Zealand men's crew have scorched into the l ead of the transatlantic rowing challenge. Auckland p olicemen Steve Westlake and Matt Goodman yesterday tu rned the tables on ... 

Rowing: Gritty challengers go it alone   (Sport - 24/10/2001)
London businesswoman Debra Veal has been ditched by her husband in the middle o f the Atlantic Ocean - but she is determined to carry on alone, all the way to Barbados. Andrew and Debra V eal were the only husband-and-wife team in ...

Rowing: Kiwi pair grab the lead in ocean race   (Sport - 20/10/2001)  
New Zealand policeman Steve Westlake an d Matt Goodman have extended the long arm of the law and now lead the transatlantic rowing challenge. Last night, the pair had overhauled the Australian crew on Freedom and were holding a slender five-...

Rowing: Burned boat testament to strain of race   (Sport - 19/10/2001)  
While two New Zealand rowing crews are blazing to the front of the fleet in the transatlantic race, other rowers are burning their boats and heading home. The psychological stress of rowing 24 hours a day across the Atlantic has taken its toll on...

Rowing: Mid-ocean sauna for Atlantic crew  (Sport - 16/10/2001)  
Intense thunderstorms are causing headaches fo r the transatlantic rowing fleet. New Zealander Steve Westlake, who e-mailed his support crew yesterday, s aid it had been two days since he and fellow rower Matt Goodman last saw the sun. "Thunder ...

Rowing: Ellis, Brown up to third in ocean row  (Sport - 13/10/2001)  
New Zealand rowers Jude Ellis and Steph Brown have moved into third place in the 35-boat Tran satlantic Challenge. On their fourth day at sea, Ellis and Brown were one nautical mile ahead of Win. Belgium, who had been third for most of ...

Rowing : Kiwi women battle on with four oars  (Latest Sport - 12/10/2001)
A rogue wave has smashed two oars on one New Zealand b oat in the Trans-Atlantic Rowing Challenge, leaving Jude Ellis and Steph Brown just four to go on with. Ellis and Brown have made a spectacular start to be fourth of 35 entrants, ahead of many...


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