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The 33rd annual Waka Ama Sprint National Championships wrapped up last Saturday after a full week of action on Lake Karapiro. Competitors ranging in age from five to 80 represented 63 clubs from all over Aotearoa. 

The Waiheke Skipjacks participated in the fiercely-competed masters women’s W6 500m and W6 1000m classes. In a testament to the sport’s appeal for over 40s wāhine, the masters women’s division was the largest division, with 61 teams competing.

 • Sarah Gloyer

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