Incorporating the ocean front views and vineyard-swept hills of Hawke's Bay, the iconic Harbour to Hills event was a success yet again.

The fourth annual two-day multisport festival consists of a choice of a middle distance triathlon, an aquabike and new event aquathlon.

More than 360 athletes descended to give it a go.

The triathlon, which consists of a 2km swim, 95km bike ride and a 21km run, was won by Lucas du Ross.

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Photographer Ian Cooper was there to capture it all.

Aquabike race champion Matt Sillars celebrates as he crosses the finish line in first place. Photo / Ian Cooper
Aquabike race champion Matt Sillars celebrates as he crosses the finish line in first place. Photo / Ian Cooper
Mike Crowe (left) is watched by Tyler Mumby, aged 14, during the event. Photo / Ian Cooper
Mike Crowe (left) is watched by Tyler Mumby, aged 14, during the event. Photo / Ian Cooper
Men's 2020 Harbour to Hills triathlon winner Lucas Du Ross crosses the finish line. Photo / Ian Cooper
Men's 2020 Harbour to Hills triathlon winner Lucas Du Ross crosses the finish line. Photo / Ian Cooper
Women's triathlon winner Nikkola Mathews approaches the finish line in first places. Photo / Ian Cooper
Women's triathlon winner Nikkola Mathews approaches the finish line in first places. Photo / Ian Cooper
A smiling competitor hides the pain as he closes in on the finish line at Napier Port. Photo / Ian Cooper
A smiling competitor hides the pain as he closes in on the finish line at Napier Port. Photo / Ian Cooper
Aileen Campbell leading the pack on their cycling descent. Photo / Ian Cooper
Aileen Campbell leading the pack on their cycling descent. Photo / Ian Cooper
Tired athletes recovery with massages and rest after a long day out in the sun. Photo / Ian Cooper
Tired athletes recovery with massages and rest after a long day out in the sun. Photo / Ian Cooper