With the 2020 ski season just kicking off, we figured it was time to let you in on what our Aloe Up Ambassador and pro snowboarder Will Jackways has been up to. Will and his wife Abby (who also happens to be a pro snowboarder) want to get people stoked on life and share their passions with their fellow kiwis, so they created Explore Wanaka.Their goal is to “create adventures to inspire” and believe that despite all the craziness going on that now is the best time for kiwis to support local and experience what our beautiful country has to offer. With boarders shut and a lack of crowds, it’s almost like going back in time.
This week our Aloe Up Ambassador Carl Read made it onto news website Stuff.co.nz and featured on The Dirt Church, a local kiwi trail running podcast.
We all know Carl as the Flying Mullet! A professional athlete who seems to excel in the toughest multisport events such as Ironman, Ultraman and Ultramarathon! But few know how humble Carl’s start in the sport really was.
For round 2 of our quarantine catch up’s we’ve linked up with our Aloe Up Ambassador and one half of the O'Dea Beach Bro's, Sam O’Dea to see what he has been up to during New Zealand’s level 4 lockdown. Thanks for the tips Sam! Check out our video interview with Sam.
How do you deal with being ‘locked down’ when you spend more time outside than indoors? What can you do to stay fit and stop your mind from turning to mush over the next few weeks? We’ve reached out to some of our Aloe Up ambassadors to see what they have been up to and to share some of their top tips to make it through lockdown. For our first quarantine catch up we have Iron Man extraordinaire, Laura Siddall Professional Triathlete: