Real Swim Adventures Using Reef and Ocean Friendly Sunscreen In The Cook Islands

Our Aloe Up Ambassador Dan Abel is currently in the Cook Islands with his ocean swimming tour company Real Swim Adventures, showing a bunch of lucky punters the ropes. At this time of the year Dan easily has one of the best offices in the world, swimming in tropical lagoons and in the blue pacific waters off the coast of Aitutaki.
October 16, 2019 by Aloe Up

Carl Read Wins Twice In Taupo

Stoked! Our Aloe Up Ambassador Carl ‘the flying mullet’ Read won the 2019 Taupo Ultramarathon! This was his very first attempt competing in an ultramarathon (100km run) and came away with both the Open & Masters titles, finishing the race in 8 hours and 27 minutes.

October 15, 2019 by Aloe Up

Welcome To The Team Josh Utanga

We’re stoked to announce Josh Utanga as our latest Aloe Up Ambassador. The former Olympian calls the small Island paradise of Rarotonga his home and he sure makes the most of this natural surroundings. Swimming snorkelling, surfing, surf skiing and outrigger canoeing are all activities Josh loves and engages in whenever possible.
September 09, 2019 by Aloe Up

Aloe Up Ambassador Carl Read Wins Australian Ultraman Title

Imagine swimming 10km, cycling 421km & running 84km in the space of three days. Now imagine doing it faster than everyone else, that’s what Carl Read did last week. If that’s not impressive enough, he defended last years title to do back-to-back!
May 17, 2019 by Aloe Up

Laura Siddall Wins Australian Ironman Title Again

After finishing on the podium at Challange Wanaka, Aloe Up Ambassador Laura Siddall has stepped it up to take out the 2019 Australian Ironman Championships held in Port Macquarie. If that's not impressive enough, this was the third year in a row she has done so. 

May 08, 2019 by Aloe Up

O'Dea Beach Bro's Win Bronze at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Medals are won in the years & months leading up to competition & all the hard work has paid off for our Aloe Up Ambassadors, the O'Dea Beach Bro's & we could not be more proud! They had their sights set on gold but after battling through injury, they saved their best game till last. They clinched bronze in clinical fashion, only losing one game throughout the entire tournament!

September 17, 2018 by Aloe Up

Challenge Wanaka Preview 2018

Challenge Wanaka is our first big event of the year! It's only a few weeks away now & we couldn't be more pumped. To help all those involved in this five day celebration of all things multi-sport, we're giving you lot a couple of great deals.

September 17, 2018 by Aloe Up

Images from the 2017 Matson Vaka Eiva

The following images are from 2017 Matson Vaka Eiva a festival hosted by The Cook Islands Canoeing Association annually for the past 14 years. It was a privilege to be invited as the Aloe Up Sponsor to experience Cook Island culture and hospitality. 

September 17, 2018 by Aloe Up

Vaka Eiva 2017 Preview

Vaka Eiva is the Cook Islands world famous Oe Vaka/Outrigger Canoe Racing festival takes place every year in November. It was first held in 2004 & has grown to become a feature on the international canoe racing calendar, bringing paddlers from all corners of the globe to the tiny Cook Islands.

September 17, 2018 by Aloe Up

Serena Hunter - Cook Islands #1 Outrigger Canoeist & Aloe Up Ambassador

Serena Hunter won her country's first gold in vaka (canoeing) from the hot favourites Tahiti in her V1 10km race, a bronze in the V1 500m, and a silver with her teammates in the V6 20km race.

September 17, 2018 by Aloe Up