Buck's back & better than ever - IT'S MY TIME TO SHINE, NEW ZEALAND!
New Zealand Woman's Weekly|November 1 2021
While tackling a health crisis, the All Black legend reveals why he’s putting on his game face again
Rebekah Hebenton

He’s conquered the rugby field and received a knighthood in the Queen’s Birthday Honours, now Sir Wayne “Buck” Shelford wants to be the next Celebrity Treasure Island champion. And though at 63 he’s the oldest member of the star-studded cast, the All Black legend knows he will be a force to be reckoned with in the demanding physical challenges.

“I like going to the gym and keeping fit,” Buck shares. “When I was the coach on Match Fit [a show getting former All Blacks back into match shape], working out with those guys was easy! Some of the guys were saying to me, ‘How can you still do this? You’re 15 years older than me!’”

In fact, Buck jokes the only preparation he did for Celebrity Treasure Island was, “I just went and bought some new clothes!”

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