17 Jan 2020

Waka Ama event attracts the young and the old

From Five O'clock Report, 5:55 pm on 17 January 2020

Paddlers - both young and old - have spent this past week battling it out on Lake Karapiro at the annual Waka Ama Sprint Champs.

Eighty-one-year-old Emily Bishop is among those competing, her team making it into the finals tomorrow.

Kim Savage spoke to Emily about the rigours of training and what how the event's supporting people of all age groups to take part.