Talent Central Sport

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Pathway to Podium

The Pathway to Podium project is a collaboration between Sport Manawatu and Sport New Zealand. It is one of 14 regional talent hubs across New Zealand under the guidance and direction of Sport New Zealand and High Performance Sport New Zealand (HPSNZ). The primary objective of this nationwide talent programme is to develop emerging athletes and coaches in New Zealand who are better prepared for the demands of high performance sports and who have the potential to win on the world stage.

Making Manawatu proud

Our 2016 Pathway to Podium Athletes rank as the fourth largest hub in the country. Below is the list of our 2016 Athletes selected for the Talent Development Programme, click on their photos to view their profiles.

Emily Shearman

Emily Shearman

Kate Stewart

Kate Stewart

Robert Stanard

Robert Stanard

Jaimee Leader

Jaimee Leader

Lizzie Stanard

Lizzie Stanard

Liam Brown

Liam Brown

Joel Yates

Joel Yates

Abigail Long

Abigail Long

Bonnie Farrant

Bonnie Farrant

Antonia Heihei

Antonia Heihei

Pippa Norman

Pippa Norman

Lauren Balsillie

Lauren Balsillie

Rebekah-Tufuga

Rebekah Tufuga

Fransesca Silver

Fransesca Silver