New Zealand. What is it about this country? Why do distance skaters want to skate it and why does it produce so many skaters who like going a long way?
Well the latest is Daniel Harrison. He is currently 3 days into a 20 day skate of New Zealand’s North Island. Skatefurther’s own New Zealand skater Nat has been in regular contact with the ‘Welliez to the Cape’ crew as they head north. They should be getting onto the Desert Road soon.
The Desert Road was one of my favourite but brutal parts of NZ. The surface is shocking and the winds are horrendus. I’m kind of jealous.
Here’s some of the reasons why people want to skate New Zealand.