Tue, 12 Jun 2012 7:00p.m.
This is a story about everything that's good in sport. It's the story of the New Zealand weightlifting team, and of two men: Richie Patterson and Tevita Ngalu.
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25/07/2012 11:57:36 a.m.
Tanz P wrote:
Contender for New Zealander of the Year. Outstanding.
23/06/2012 2:14:30 a.m.
Emily vdH wrote:
in the world of sport there are still champions God bless you, Tevita Ngalu best to the NZ teams in London
21/06/2012 10:44:06 a.m.
WOW, that was AMAZING. If Tevita or Richie's manager or coach could advertise a bank account number I would donate. Got to get Tevita to London for sure, best story I have heard in along time, hope his injury heals well, Good Luck to both lifter's for the future.
18/06/2012 7:29:00 p.m.
I agree with Andrew, can we the people of NZ and the execs if Griffens help get him tothe games??
14/06/2012 3:24:11 p.m.
Tevita did a ver unselfish thing and that was very brave of him especially when his left calf muscle is painful. It's a very surprising and shocking video to watch but what he did was a memorable thing to do.
13/06/2012 8:33:45 p.m.
Campbell you are a true community spirit saver and lifting courage inside sports in NZ. Thanks to Tavita for his human sacrifice to save a mate why cant our politicians think the same for the country?
13/06/2012 8:12:39 p.m.
Only Tongan can do that because they have a big heart brave lift Tevita you are the man
13/06/2012 5:35:58 p.m.
What an amazing man and an amazing feat. You can see he wasn't putting any weight on his left leg towards the end of his lift. What a selfless task - hopefully he hasn't done any permanent damage. I would happily contribute to a fund to get him to the Olympics (or to repair his body).
13/06/2012 11:11:17 a.m.
Raymond Sagapolutele wrote:
Now this is what it means to be a true sportsman. Amazing effort from all involved and what a supreme show of heart and courage from Tavita.
13/06/2012 10:50:26 a.m.
I stuck this comment on your Facebook story last night and also posted the video on the Griffins page this morning.
I wonder if someone could organize a sponsorship or raise some money that Tavita can get a Trip to the Olympics and some tickets to see the Weight Lifting while he is there! Wouldn't that be nice! That would be the least he deserves for that effort!
I think he has done enough for a Mellow Puff too ha ha!
P.S maybe people can donate into a bank account to raise money to get him to London and maybe even his partner/wife if he has one!
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