Every week on a Wednesday we collect 20 of our favourite athlete posts on Social Media as they journey towards #Rio2016 #BeTheInspiration


1. Courtney McGregor shows her improvement from 2010 to 2016

#TransformationTuesday •2010 | 2016• Bar dismounts 🙊😂👏🏼 #gymnastics #throwback #bars #dismounts

A video posted by 🌊 Courtney McGregor ☀️ (@_courtneymcgregor_) on


2. Alex Maloney and Molly Meech show off their world in spectacular fashion

Our world ⛵️#kaliedoscope #athleteworld #wings #ARGMM #nzlsailingteam #givesyouwings

A photo posted by Molly & Alex Sailing (@mollyalexsailing) on


3. It's a sad sight but legendary Sarah Walker is on the mend!


4. Aaron Gate and the team are a tad chilly in London.

Takes approximately 7x longer to kit up for the ride to the velo than the ride to the velo. But we love it!

A photo posted by Aaron Gate (@aarongate) on


5. Sophie Corbidge braves Lake Karapiro after her local pool was closed - Now that's commitment!


6. Luuka Jones gets some air up stream.

Getting some air into the up streams #canoeslalom #kaituna

A photo posted by L U U K A (@luukajones) on


7. Blair Tuke gives a shout out to his crew.


8. Jacko Gill getting up to full strength

Wrist is feeling pretty good, got up to 190kg in the Jerks today

A photo posted by Jacko Gill (@jackogill) on


9. Sometimes chasing your dreams is hard - Jason Koster has an emotional goodbye with his son, en route to try qualify for Rio 2016


10. Chad Milnes and members of the NZ Team in training before Oceania Champs




11. And she's back...


12. The Black Sticks Bike Squad as posted by Liz Thompson over in Argentina


13. A great moment for Andrea Kilday - winning gold in the Oceania Taekwondo champs and qualifying a spot NZ in Rio.




14. Emma Twigg rest her legs before Olympic trials


15. Mike Dawson feeling inspired by Kiwis who fly

Awesome day with the @nzolympics team talking turkey. Whats you inspiration #betheinspiration #kiwiswhofly

A photo posted by MIKE DAWSON (@mrmikedawson) on


16. Jasmine Pereira and the Football Ferns are off to Portugal!

off to Portugal with the fernies! stoked to have this girl back on tour ✈️ #SKYNEXT #portugal #algarvecup

A photo posted by Jasmine Pereira (@jasmine.pereira) on


17. Pete Burling shares his thoughts on their time in Oman

Hard week of light wind Oman, great to still end up on podium though. #etnz

A photo posted by Peter Burling (@peteburling) on


18. Tom Walsh tries his hand at golf...


19. Robbie Manson and an epic photo of the conditions at nationals


20. Blueberries! And Ruby Tew

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