Olympic weightlifter David Liti grew up in a garage with seven of his family. He opens up to youth, inspiring them to dream.
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Montel Tivoli: Funny as on Insta, and powered up by 'no. 1 lifting shoe' gumboots in the gym
Montel Tivoli (Ngāti Whātua, Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Hāmoa) is known for being a funny guy on Instagram, but did you know he was one of the best weightlifters in the world? No, you didn’t, so watch this
Strongman Rongo Keene proud to represent Māori on a global stage
Australia's 2016 Strongman Rongo Keene talks about his achievements on his journey to being a strongman.
Andrews-Nahu adds another gold to collection
It is day six of the Pacific Games and New Zealand are now sitting at number seven on the medals table with a total of 13 medals.
"You can still have goals and achieve things, life isn't over”
After a tragic accident left him paralysed from the waist down, Ephraim Gudgeon of Ngāti Porou is taking a new path in the world of wheelchair bodybuilding, winning the men's amateur wheelchair division at the Toronto Pro Supershow in Canada.
NZ Olympic weightlifting team breaks 4 records
The New Zealand weightlifting team rewrote the record books at the Arafura Games, an Olympic qualifying event held in Australia over the weekend. 17-year-old Kanah Andrews-Nahu of Ngāpuhi led the charge for her team.
Kitini Taihuka raises the bar in weightlifting
Champion waka ama paddler and star rugby player Kitini Taihuka has been involved in CrossFit since he was ten years old and just last week won the NZ Under 15 male NZ Olympic Weightlifting title.
Kanah Andrews-Nahu aiming to lift Olympic gold
They say records are meant to be broken. Kanah Andrews-Nahu is the epitome of that saying.
Kawana wins novice powerlifting competition
A well-known voice in music, Tawaroa Kawana has broken into the weightlifting scene, competing in the North vs South 3 lift powerlifting competition that was held in Auckland on Sunday.
2017 Māori Sports Award Winners
Tonight the 27th Māori Sports Awards celebrated the success of Māori athletes across the country and around the world. This annual black-tie event gives athletes the opportunity to celebrate their successes with their peers and whānau.