• 13-JAN-2011

Ma'a Nonu to Take Kids Through Speed Drills Session

All Black Ma'a Nonu will take a group of ten fans through a set of speed drills this Wednesday, with a little help from All Blacks Strength and Conditioning Coach, Nick Gill. The lucky ten get their chance to be personally trained by the All Blacks star as part of a competition run by sponsor adidas to celebrate the brand's inaugural adiZero Speed Week involving sporting megastars from around the globe. Nonu joins Lionel Messi, Jo Tsonga, Ana IvanovicDerek Rose and Fernando Verdasco in a line up of stars who will share the tricks of the trade for developing speed with fans of their sport. adizero is the newest lightweight Sports Performance footwear collection from adidas enabling all sports lovers - footballers, runners, rugby, basketball or tennis players - to be even faster in 2011.Using the lightest materials on the market, adizero footwear is the ultimate in a fast sports shoes for athletes, being lighter on their feet means they can make it faster to the ball or line. The adizero RS7 rugby boot uses a Sprint Frame making it 50% lighter than regular TPU outsoles while the Sprint Skin upper is lighter, stronger and softer than all other synthetic uppers. All Black Ma'a Nonu not only needs to be quickest to the ball but also quickest to the try line in all forms of the game. "Speed can be the difference between a try or being caught by your opponent that's why I work really hard on drills so I can truly benefit from my adizero RS7s on the pitch. I'm looking forward to sharing some of those tips to help others develop their speed."