Story: Extreme sports and adventure sports

Ngaio Gorge raw run

In this video clip longboarder Andrew Mackay completes a 'raw run' down Wellington's Ngaio Gorge in 2012. Longboarders can reach speeds of over 100 kilometres per hour. Certainly Mackay surpassed the 50 kilometres per hour speed limit for the road on this run.

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Ben Schrader, 'Extreme sports and adventure sports - Extreme sports', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 1 April 2023)

Story by Ben Schrader, published 5 Sep 2013