Story: Sailing and windsurfing

Jarrod Armitage

Jarrod Armitage

In January 2004 Jarrod Armitage completed a circumnavigation of the North Island on a windsurfer. On the journey he was chased by orcas, he hit a shark, and his feet started to rot. Here he arrives back in Auckland Harbour, where he had started three months before.

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Harold Kidd, 'Sailing and windsurfing - Windsurfing', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/7162/jarrod-armitage (accessed 1 October 2020)

Story by Harold Kidd, published 12 Jun 2006, updated 1 Jun 2016