Author Archives: Tiaan Pretorius

AfricanX preparations continue with a contingency plan in place!

Event organisers, Stillwater Sports have confirmed that planning for the 11th annual AfricanX Trailrun, that is scheduled to take place at the Houw Hoek Hotel (Bot River, Overberg Region / Western Cape) on the weekend of 26 – 28 March 2021, is still underway with a contingency plan in place in the event of Level 3 Restrictions not being eased before then.  ...

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Greyt Escape adds interesting racing element for 2021

The popular Greyt Middelplaas Escape mountain bike event has added an exciting racing element to its 2021 edition, taking place at Middelplaas Farm, Greyton, on April 10. Photo: Jacques Marais The popular Greyt Middelplaas Escape mountain bike event has added an exciting racing element to its 2021 edition, taking place at Middelplaas Farm, Greyton, on April 10. Due to the ...

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Bouman back to his Friday night best

Three Stand Up Paddleboard raced the short course at the second race of the Marine Series on Friday evening. Anthony Grote/ Gameplan Media Durban – Former Marine surfski series champion Matt Bouman made amends for last week’s finish line mishap to claim the overall line honours in the second series race on Friday night.Bouman made his move turning around the ...

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Team type{DEV} NanoTime Gearing Up and Gaining Momentum for 2021

Team type{DEV} NanoTime will be represented by (from left to right) Zandri Strydom, Nico Bell, Matt Beers, Wessel Botha and Stuart Marais. Photo by Milan de Beer for MEDIATIC Studios. Having been founded mid-pandemic, Team type{DEV} NanoTime had limited opportunities for racing in 2020. With the support of a long-term sponsor, in the form of software developers type{DEV}, the squad ...

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A weekend of pure bliss at De Hoop Vlei MTB Experience

An outdoor exploration of some of the adventure opportunities in DE HOOP Nature Reserve in the Overstrand Region, near Bredasdorp, Western Cape, South Africa, RSA This year’s De Hoop Vlei MTB Experience will offer a pristine getaway weekend filled with untamed and unspoilt mountain bike trails and miles of breath-taking ocean views. The 2021 edition is taking place from August ...

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AfricanX welcomes 2021 ambassadors!

Nicholas Rupanga in action during a previous year’s AfricanX Trailrun.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg The organisers of SA’s premier three-day stage trail run, the AfricanX Trailrun, that is scheduled to take place on the weekend of 26 – 28 March are excited to welcome ten avid supporters as ambassadors in 2021. The ten ambassadors are:  trail runners Nicholas Rupanga, Noel Ernstzen, Blake Dyason, Ashraf Orrie ...

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All roads lead to the AfricanX Trailrun for Comrades Marathon Champion, Charne Bosman

Comrades Marathon Champion (2016) Charne Bosman will step out of her comfort zone the weekend of 26 – 28 March 2021 when she takes on South Africa’s premier three-day stage trail run, the AfricanX Trailrun at the Houw Hoek Hotel (Bot River, Overberg Region / Western Cape). Charne Bosman.  Photo Credit:  Willem Botha Comrades Marathon Champion (2016) Charne Bosman will step out ...

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AfricanX reassures runners amidst COVID-19 restrictions!

With entries filling up fast for SA’s premier three-day stage trail run, the AfricanX Trailrun (scheduled to take place on the weekend of 26 – 28 March 2021), organisers are continuously adapting the event plan to ensure that Government Regulations pertaining to COVID-19 are met.  “The current Level 3 Regulations prohibit events from taking place, but we remain quietly optimistic that ...

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Puma’s all-new Fuse trainer

Cape Town, South Africa, 20 January 2021 – With the fittest athletes in mind, global sports brand PUMA has completely reconfigured the industry’s basic cross-training shoe, the result is the all-new FUSE strength trainer. Renovated with equal parts function and finesse, designed to reconstruct your muscles and mentality, worn by seven-time Formula 1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton. FUSE was built in partnership ...

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Stillwater Sports releases a stellar 2021 Mountain Biking Calendar

Local sports marketing agency, Stillwater Sports has released an exciting 2021 Mountain Biking (MTB) Events Calendar that includes an iconic two-day stage race, a family focused one day event and a kid’s event all in the Western Cape as well as a renowned one-day race in the North West Province. “I don’t think we’ve ever been this excited to release ...

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