Lisa Carrington's strength and conditioning coach on her historic Tokyo Games

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Fri, 6 Aug 2021, 7:25AM
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Lisa Carrington's strength and conditioning coach on her historic Tokyo Games

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Fri, 6 Aug 2021, 7:25AM

Lisa Carrington is a key cog in the machine that's driving New Zealand to its most successful Olympics yet.

This country now has 19 medals, seven of them gold, pushing our tally ahead of the previous best ever five years ago at Rio.

The champion kayaker has six medals all up, three of them in Tokyo, all gold.

Carrington's strength and conditioning coach, Adam Storey told Kate Hawkesby her training has been through the roof.

“People do see Lisa winning in such a dominant fashion and say ‘gee she makes it look so easy,’ but I tell you what it isn’t easy in any way, shape or form.”

And there's a prospect of more medals to come.

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