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    The research-backed qualities of the CurraNZ supplements makes it easy to see why professional athletes, active people and health conscious individuals enjoy our blackcurrant products.

    HAYDEN HAWKS

    A UTMB CCC (100K) and World Mountain Running Champion, Hayden Hawks has been at the top of his sport since bursting onto the US scene in 2016. With Western States 100, Leadville 100 and UTMB on his hit-list, Hayden says: ‘I plan on running and winning the biggest races in the world with CurraNZ, having discovered this through Ruth Croft in early 2023.’

    DR STEFANIE FLIPPIN

    Stefanie Flippin is a professional trail and ultrarunner, coach and a board-certified physician and surgeon. She exploded onto the US ultra-marathon scene in 2021 when humbling national and world record holders to become the USATF 100-mile National Champion and has run three of the ten fastest 100-mile North American times ever.

    MERYL COOPER

    Britain’s ultra-trail champion in 2021, Meryl is a Scottish ultra-runner and coach who has represented Great Britain and Northern Ireland at the World Trail Running Championships in 2019 and 2022. In 2024, armed with CurraNZ, she will wear the GB vest at the European Championships and World Mountain and Trail Running Championships.

    SIMON COCHRANE

    An exceptional long-distance endurance athlete, Simon is the 2023 Ultraman World Champion, having broken and set new records in the sport using CurraNZ. A six-time medallist in Ironman and 70.3, Simon is a world-class athlete and coach, based in New Zealand.

    SAM HARVEY

    The Backyard Ultra specialist has run further than any other New Zealander before, having equalled the previous world record of 667km at Dead Cow Gully, Queensland, in 2023. The New Zealand Backyard Ultra Champion in 2022 (308km) and runner-up in the Tarawera 100m 2024, Sam has doubled his distance since introducing CurraNZ and sees it as integral to his future world record attempts.

    CHRISTIAN MEIER

    The former professional cyclist and domestique on the European tour has made an impressive transition to ultra-marathon. In 2023 he won the prestigious UTMB TDS (150km), on his first attempt. An entrepreneur and co-founder of a sustainable clothing brand, Christian is based in Girona, Spain and runs Overland Running Provisions, servicing the local endurance market.

    CAITLIN FIELDER

    The New Zealand ultra-runner turned professional in 2021, and proved a tough competitor in her debut season in the Golden Trail Series and OCC, UTMB. In 2023, Caitlin finished second at Zegama (50km) and rounded off her season with fourth at UTMB OCC and second at Cape Town UTMB. She opened 2024 with a superb win at Tarawera 50km and has her sights focused on the Mont Blanc marathon and OCC at UTMB.

    ANNA FROST

    A trailblazing New Zealand ultra-runner, Anna Frost is a former winner of the Skyrunner World Series, Hardrock 100 in Colorado (twice), Speedgoat 50K in Utah, amongst many others.

    KIM COLLISON

    A hugely accomplished ultra-endurance athlete who has twice represented Great Britain and Northern Ireland at World Trail Championships, winning team Bronze in 2015.

    The British Trail Running Champion in 2014, Kim has set a number ultra records on the trails including Hardmoors 55 (55 miles), Lakeland Trails 110km (65 miles), Lakes in a Day (50 miles) and Arc of Attrition (100 miles).

    In April 2021 he broke the record for the Paddy Buckley round in Wales (16 hours 20 mins 40 seconds). In July 2020, he set a new record in the Lakeland 24 hour Fell, with 78 tops in 23 hours 45 minutes.

    HOLLY MILLS

    Holly is a rising star on the British heptathlon and pentathlon scene, who represented GB at the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

    Holly was an outstanding junior athlete and European Long Jump champion who has started her senior career with a bang. She was ranked first in the UK and Commonwealth in Pentathlon early in 2022 and finished fourth at the 2022 World Indoor Champs.

    Holly says: “I’ve used Curranz for five years now and I think it’s safe to say they will be staying in my kit bag for the rest of my career!”

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