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Former Kiwi tri racing to Alaska?

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afaik

 

team pure + wild

 

https://r2ak.com/2016-teams/team-pure-and-wild/

 

was JT's tri when built, don't think it was ever green 

 

as part of the deal to buy it from JT, pete melville got JT to build and install his new float design

 

he called it mama tried

 

won the nationals here

 

couldn't sell it before he went back to usa

 

took it with him to california

 

won the newport to ensenada race

 

http://www.sailingscuttlebutt.com/2014/05/04/pete-melvin-mama-tried-ruled-newport-ensenada-race/

 

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sold it to the R2AK guys

 

the green tri here that got new floats, the bigger timberwolf, now has a new owner

 

 

and to round it out

 

the white tri that looks very like timberwolf

 

dragon

 

4963268_20150308162726409_1_XLARGE.jpg&w

 

has now also headed to north america

 

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There's another slightly kiwi connection here... Tripp Burd won the 2014 US F18 Championship sailing with Kiwi ex-pat Mike Easton https://www.catsailingnews.com/2014/10/zhik-f18-us-nats-2014-for-mike-easton.html

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