Saturday 18 October 2008

Day 2 of competition – plenty of NZ Gold!

We’ve just returned to our hotel after competition ended at just after 8pm. Some events, such as pre-arranged sparring (Mark and Luke), have been delayed until tomorrow.

Last night (after I left the venue) Phillipa Henry was awarded 3rd in patterns.

Today’s Gold Medals:

Melissa – patterns - Gold

Sonya – patterns - Gold

Jeremy – patterns - Gold

Carolina – patterns – Gold

Don – special technique side-kick – Gold

Sonya – sparring – Gold

Today’s other medals:

Mark Trotter – patterns – Silver

Carolina – sparring – Silver

Mera – sparring – Silver

Wayne Senior – sparring – Bronze

Mitchell got to last 5 in patterns

It has been a full on day full of excitement. Now… to get this wonderful news to you asap!

This morning’s photos below – yet to add a bit of polish when we get more time. This afternoon’s will come later tonight (Italy time) – say 9.30am NZ time.

This afternoon's pictures...

I'm off to bed!!
Cheers for now

PS: I tested my "dead" lens from yesterday and it worked today, only failing about half a dozen times so that was good news. An the the photography enquirer, my main lens is a Canon EF-S 18-55 f2.8 IS USM. Most of todays photos were taken with a Canon 85mm f1.8 prime lens.