Video: Hamish Bond & George Bennett before Cycle Challenge


Olympic rowing champion Hamish Bond has arrived in Nelson today to continue his transition to cycling by competing in Saturday’s 158km Abel Tasman Cycle Challenge.

More than 600 people with contest the first ever cycle event with Hamish and Nelson’s Tour de France hero George Bennett being two of the main drawcards.

Racing gets underway at Saxton Fields at 6.50am on Saturday.

Above you can listen to Hamish and George’s thoughts just hours before the race.