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I had such a laugh sitting down with theses NZ 7s lads. Lucky for me, both Stubby and Regan were injury call ups to the Tasman Mako team this year and I got to have a chat with them while they were in Nelson. We talked about the crazy last couple years these guys have had - from the Commonwealth games, World Cup in America and an Olympic Games camp…
 
Anton burst onto the mountain bike scene as a 17 year old kid when he was still in school. Since then he has gone from strength to strength. Anton has done so much in his 10 year career so far - winning the commonwealth games gold in Glasgow, competing in the Olympics in Tokyo and of course winning races around the world on the UCI world circuit. T…
 
Brooks story of resilience and hard work is incredible. After a massive crash on the world downhill circuit in 2019, Brook fractured his T12 and L1 vertebrae was left unable to use his legs. These are Brooks stories of his recovery. We also talk about his career so far and some of the ups and downs - leaving NZ as a 17 year old kid to follow his dr…
 
Most of you will know him as rugby league legend playing for both the Kiwis and the Warriors. But what he has been able to do off the field is pretty impressive too. From footy to business to boxing this guy has been involved in a bit of everything. Monty made me feel comfortable straight away and we had a great conversation about everything he’s d…
 
Karl’s journey is a true Cinderella story of New Zealand rugby. After quiting rugby in high school he never thought he would play again. A few years later he got back into rugby to lose some weight. At this point he had gotten up to 170kg, his weight was starting to become a health issue, and after a couple years of hard work he was an All Black. T…
 
Niall’s journey to the Blacks Ferns is an awesome story of dedication and commitment. Coming from a touch background she was pushed towards 7s by a mentor, she reluctantly turned up to her first training and the rest is history! We chat through everything from growing up, her touch career and her Black Fern career so far. Niall is extremely open ab…
 
I had a sit down with Bryn while I was in Auckland (Pre lockdown). I personally really enjoy watching this guy play footy so it was cool to have a chat with him. From a young age Bryn showed his talents; representing New Zealand through the grades and even captaining the U20 team at a World Cup. Starting his super rugby career with the Blues and no…
 
Growing up in Wellington, becoming an All Black was his dream. But after an unplanned change of code he found himself in Australia. A couple years later, schoolboy player of the year and captaining the best school team in Australia. He’s on his way to the NRL playing for a powerhouse team in the Brisbane Broncos. But it hasn’t been all smooth saili…
 
I had a great chat with Teddy about his life and career up to this point.He is currently playing rugby in France. It’s fair to say it wasn’t always perfect for Teddy on the footy field but his commitment and determination is unmatched, and it showed with his selection to the Rio Olympic for the New Zealand 7s team. Off field Teddy started ORA CBD w…
 
I caught up with Paul while he was in quarantine before a tournament in Egypt. Paul has shot up the world rankings in recents years and is really proving himself to be one of the worlds best. Growing up a talented sportsman he eventually stuck with Squash and it’s turning out to be a great choice. A great behind the scenes look into how hard he had…
 
Ice was a big reason I started a podcast myself so to have the opportunity to sit and chat with him was pretty awesome. We chat about all stages of his journey, especially about YKTR and YKTR media. He talked so openly about the ups and downs he's had so far and even drops some exclusive information about what he’s up to next. Thanks for jumping on…
 
I sat down with Carlos a couple weeks ago to talk about all things 138, being a young entrepreneur and all the challenges that come along with it. We also talk in depth about his rugby career so far and especially about his time at St Kentigerns which includes playing an A final at Eden park in front of 10,000+ fans as a 17 year old. Great to have …
 
I got the opportunity to have a chat with the greatest caddie to do ever do it and I really enjoyed this one! Steve talks right through his awesome career starting as a caddie to earn some pocket money as a young kid he quickly fell in love with it and left NZ at 16 to pursuit his dream. Working with Greats such as Greg Norman, Adam Scott and of co…
 
Liam was in Nelson recently doing a charity event i managed to pull a few strings and got the opportunity to have a chat with him. We talked about all the highs and lows of his nearly 20 year career, from being a stand out high school player getting to trial for the NZ 7s team as a 16 year old to the disappointment of missing the 2011 world cup and…
 
I recently had a chat with this Blackcaps and Canterbury all rounder. He is another great prospect for the all ready stacked Blackcaps team. We talked how he got into professional cricket, his first test 100 in front of his home crowd and much more. This is an absolute doozy of an episode where you get to learn a lot about Daryl and his career so f…
 
I got the chance to sit down and share a couple of beers with a New Zealand rowing legend earlier in the year and what a convosation it was! we talked about how he got into the New Zealand rowing team, some of the brutal training sessions ran by Dick Tonks and of course we talk about some more light hearted subjects like why the hell he got in the …
 
Doug has started off the season in great form having scored a hundred in one of the first four day games earning himself a recall into the blackcaps. We had an awesome chat about where he grew up, why he had to give up on his rugby dream and of course that huge win in Hobart over Australia in 2011 and whats next for him in his career. Awesome to ha…
 
Ross Taylors resume speaks for itself 40 international hundreds, over 17,000 internationals runs and the only person so far to play 100 tests 100 ODI's and 100 T20s. Being able to pick the brain of one of the New Zealand's best crickets ever was a pretty amazing experience, we talked about how it all started for Ross right through to where he is at…
 
I had a chat with George while he was in Nelson recently, fortunately for me the game got washed out so George had some spare time on his hands. We chatted about his cricket career so far but what i really enjoyed about this podcast is George's honesty about everything else outside of cricket from Chris Gayles 40th birthday in the Caribbean to even…
 
Fair to say Kyle burst on to the scene when he had a man of the match performance on ODI debut following that up he made his test debut later that month getting a 5 wicket haul. We chatted about his young career so far, how he changed his game from being a batter to now being more of a bowling all rounder and where his aggressive style comes from. …
 
From a small town on the west coast of the south island to becoming one of New Zealand’s premier rugby referees and now working on his own mental health charity Mike is just a bloody good Kiwi bloke. Mike goes into incredible detail about the highs and lows of his career in the middle and how he would prepare for certain teams and players, it’s a b…
 
Leicester has proven himself to be one of the best young talents in New Zealand rugby, but this is no surprise after having to choose between rugby union or rugby league as a 15 year old. In this episode we talk about how he made that tough decision, how long it took him to figure out the game of rugby union, what it was like for him to play for Ta…
 
In this episode i sat down and had a chat with former Hurricanes and Mako player James Marshall about his playing career. From where he started at Nelson college to travelling the world playing the game he loves and ending up back in Nelson; back with the Mako. We also had a good laugh about how a crate day with some friends ended with James holdin…
 
Since turning professional in 2019, Hannah has been in great form. Especially in the 70.3 half ironman. We chatted about her decision to turn pro, how she got into triathlon's and the speed project ( a race where she ran more than 90kms in 37 hours as part of a team running from Los Angeles to Las Vegas!) Excited to see what she does next! Thanks f…
 
I sat down with Brad and George from The Butlers and chatted about how things started for them. Starting as a 2 person school band growing into a 5 piece, These guys are definitely on their way up! If you haven’t heard of these guys yet check them out. I had so much fun with this podcast talking about tour life, learning off the legends Sticky Fing…
 
Saturday afternoon with beers in hand we chatted about how both the guys got to the places they are at the moment in their careers. Both local lads who I grew up with in Nelson. It's awesome to see how far these lads have come and i'm excited for whats next! If you haven't heard of these guys yet check them out because they are both about to do som…
 
Shane Cameron Boxing, Business and even a great Mike Tyson impression. This podcast has it all talking about the highs and even some of the lows of a great boxing career, what he's been doing since retirement and whats next for Shane. This is a must listen for any NZ sports fan. There is a great insight into what goes into being a pro fighter and s…
 
It's fair to say Paul Hampton is abit of a legend around the Nelson area. Paul started Victory boxing in 2011- a community based boxing gym helping young kids.Since then Victory boxing has grown into a massive community helping many people from all walks of life. I had a chat with Paul a couple weeks ago talking about how it all started, his passio…
 
Josh Komen went from being one of New Zealand’s best up and coming runners trying to make the Commonwealth games to fighting a cruel and ruthless battle with Cancer and Cancer related illnesses. This is a raw and honest chat about growing up a West Coaster, falling in love and his incredible fight for his life After everything Josh has gone through…
 
Mako Road have gone from playing in their uni flat lounge 3 years ago, to playing on some of the Mainstage's of New Zealand's biggest festivals this summer. We all sat down with a beer after their latest gig in Nelson and talked about touring, recording your own music, what's next for them and much more. I had an epic time with these lads. It was a…
 
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