The sweet smell of victory Jack Lupton makes history at Lake Ruataniwha

Photo by Tania Searles

Whanganui's Jack Lupton has become the youngest winner of New Zealand's most prestigious hydroplane prize, The Masport Cup, after a close-fought contest on Lake Ruataniwha.

The 18-year-old defied his inexperience to beat New Zealand's best to take his first piece of hydroplane silverware.

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