Abby Wilson

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Spithill flew into the country today to help in the sailing race from Auckland to Russell.

Oracle sailing star Jimmy Spithill joins Kiwi team Frank Racing for Coastal Classic

Spithill flew into the country today to help in the sailing race from Auckland to Russell.

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Some young sailing talent was on display today just north of Auckland at the trials for the Youth World champs in China.

Sailing legend Sir Russell Coutts keeping a close eye on young NZ sailing stars of the future

Some young sailing talent was on display in Auckland at the trials for the Youth World champs in China.

01:57
Emma Dyke is hoping to add her name to the strawberry blonde scullers of New Zealand folklore.

'We want to prove ourselves' – NZ Rowing's newest redhead hoping to add to predecessors' proud legacy

Emma Dyke is hoping to add her name to the strawberry blonde scullers of NZ folklore.

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The NZ team has had to delay an advance party because the airport in Tampa is shut, but are hoping to fly out on Thursday.

Rowing NZ breathe sigh of relief as Hurricane Irma spares World Champs venue

The Florida location avoided a direct hit from the powerful hurricane.

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The NZ team has had to delay an advance party because the airport in Tampa is shut, but are hoping to fly out on Thursday.

New Zealand Rowing team in limbo over World Championships as Hurricane Irma eyes Florida

The New Zealand team has already had to delay an advance party because the airport in Tampa is shut.

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Rowing New Zealand are experimenting with different methods before this month's Florida champs.

'It's not pleasant!' – NZ's elite rowers trial new heat training for upcoming World Championships

Rowing New Zealand are trialling different methods before this month's Florida champs.

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DFSNZ's CEO Nick Paterson said education is important in letting young players know whether the supplements they are taking are legal.

Drug Free Sport NZ disappointed with low percentage of rugby schools running workshops

DFSNZ's CEO Nick Paterson said education is important in letting young players know whether the supplements they are taking are legal.

NZ Athletics team battling niggling injures ahead of London world champs

Pole vault star Eliza McCartney and sprinter Joseph Millar both have injuries heading into the event.

01:57
Aimee Fisher has made history by claiming two golds at the u23 world champs.

Meet the new Kiwi making waves in the international kayak sprinting world

Aimee Fisher made history with two golds at the u23 world champs.

'We just need a little bit of luck' – Hayden Paddon's season slipping away at Rally of Finland

The Kiwi driver was forced to retire on the first day with suspension issues.

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Hastings Boys' principal Rob Sturch says testing for drugs is vital to keeping the integrity of sports in New Zealand.

Drugfree Sport NZ to randomly test top schoolboy rugby players before finals tournament

"We know that they're taking large amounts of supplements and things like that which we know a young child doesn't need to be taking."

02:06
Alex Maloney and Molly Meech believe there could be opportunities soon for women in the America’s Cup.

Kiwi female sailing duo inspired to keep breaking barriers on the water

Alex Maloney and Molly Meech believe there could be opportunities soon for women in the America's Cup.

02:05
Reg Cook, with the help of engineer Simon Longdill, wants to set a new wheel driven land speed record.

'Let's give it a go' – ingenious Kiwis looking to develop an engine worthy of breaking world speed record

Reg Cook, with the help of engineer Simon Longdill, wants to set a new wheel driven land speed record.

All eyes turn to Team NZ as discussions begin on what direction America's Cup winners will take prestigious regatta

The battle of sailing for tradition or entertainment is at the centre of the debate.

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1 NEWS sports reporter Abby Wilson cheekily asked Spithill, "you're sailing for a technology company but are you having tech issues?"

'Are you from NZ?' - Oracle skipper Jimmy Spithill takes on 1 NEWS' Abby Wilson over cheeky question

"You're sailing for a technology company but are you having tech issues?" It turns out Jimmy hasn't totally lost his sense of humour.

Team New Zealand two perfect days away from America's Cup fairy-tale win

Racing between the Kiwis and Oracle resumes tomorrow after a five day break.

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Both teams kept things civil as they trained alongside one another in Bermuda, preparing for the showdown.

Watch: Team NZ train on Bermuda's Great Sound at the same time as rivals Oracle, ahead of Sunday's America’s Cup racing

Both teams kept things civil as they trained alongside one another in Bermuda, preparing for the showdown.

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1 NEWS sports reporter Abby Wilson says Team USA were attempting to sail with their bows low to the water, similar to Team NZ.

'It looked like they were pushing the boundaries' - Oracle take a leaf out of Team NZ's playbook in America's Cup training

1 NEWS sports reporter Abby Wilson says Team USA were attempting to sail with their bows low to the water, similar to Team NZ.

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Peter Burling and his crew have won four from four races against Oracle in the America's Cup final series.

Team NZ unveil tiny modifications to boat they hope will propel them even faster to America's Cup glory

Nothing radical was expected, but minor tweaks have been made on-board Aotearoa – they're small but noticeable if you know what you're looking for.

02:03
The Olympic rowing legend is aiming for the sky having traded the open water for the open road.

'That's the pinnacle of what I'm trying to achieve' – Hamish Bond heading to Europe in search of cycling glory

The Olympic rowing legend is aiming for the sky having traded the open water for the open road.

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This year's squad head out to defend their title today after four members of the current Team NZ squad won the crown in 2013.

'It's a great experience' - Kiwi Youth America's Cup team breeding success

This year's squad head out to defend their title today after four members of the current Team NZ squad won the crown in 2013.

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Windross Farm is about as Kiwi-looking as they come and is a long way from the resort-style courses many players are used to.

Get a first glance at the unknown Kiwi golf course set to host LPGA's biggest stars for new NZ Open

Windross Farm is a long way from the resort-style courses many players are used to.

02:08
Shaye Boddington, 31, thought her days as a diver were behind her after giving the sport away as a teen.

Kiwi diver books World Championship spot 14 years after battle with bulimia

Shaye Boddington, 31, thought her days as a diver were behind her after giving the sport away as a teen.

Kiwi kayak sprinter embraces international debut with gold medal – but how does she know NZ legend Lisa Carrington?

Caitlin Ryan and Carrington are yet to meet on the water, but they certainly know each other off it.

Sailing expert demands harsher penalty for dangerous practice racing as Team NZ battle to repair boat

Shore crews are working hard to fix the hull of the Kiwi boat after it was punctured today.

Amy Satterthwaite and Liz Perry celebrates getting New Zealand to 300 runs during the 2nd ODI Womens Cricket match, New Zealand V Pakistan, Burt Sutcliffe Oval, Lincoln, New Zealand, 11th November 2016. © Copyright Photo: John Davidson / www.photosport.nz

White Ferns to fly business class to World Cup as women's game strides towards professional recognition

"I think Lord's is potentially going to sell out for the final," coach Haidee Tiffen said.

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The double gold medal winner will take part in the K4 and K2 classes for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.

'It's really tricky!' – Olympic hero Lisa Carrington to add to her impressive repertoire

The double gold medallist hopes to compete in the K4 and K2 classes for the 2020 Olympics.

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