Just to keep you all updated in what will be the biggest year for South Island speed skaters probably ever to date.Most of the action at N.Z. X-TECH headquarters in Timaru New Zealand.
Line up of events for early 2012
1/ The New Timaru 200 meter Bank track First ever 200 meter one in the South Island.
2/ The Indoor 100 meter track Aorangi Stadium & Road Levels. New Zealand Championships.
3/ The Bank track Champs in Blenheim.
4/ The Tour of Timaru, will be International field & a bigger & better event. allowance for a Free day up the lakes region & proposed stages in the region
5/ Oceania champs Timaru, the New exciting grade for those who turn 12, 13 & 14 years in the year 2012, already big overseas interest, for this grade.
6/ A number of International skaters will be in Timaru in this early part of the season.
7/ Just see below a list of the likely events early season. Then in a school holidays period A likely Oceania Circuit through West Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singaore, with possibly Melbourne, Queensland or N.S.W. incorperated in the July school holiday period. Tour of Timaru & Speed King likely to be two N.Z. stages in circuit, during N.Z. summer.
Boxing day proposed racing Caledonian grounds 26th Dec, changed from New years day.
N.Z. Champs 1st to 7th,
9th to 12th Jan Tour of Timaru.
28th January Wiamate Sports
29 th January N.Z. Marathon Champs Palmerston North.
February 2 weeks prior to N.Z. champos South Canterbury Bank track
February Bank track champs Blenheim
March Proposed Canterburry Bank track champs. ( Either Timaru or Christchurch )
April 2 weeks before Oceanias Proposed South Island Bank track champs
April Oceania champs. Timaru Bank track.