Author Archives: Tiaan Pretorius

Van Niekerk Storms to Victory in ASA Athletix Invitational Meet powered by AVANTI finale

Wayde van Niekerk, 400m Olympic champion and world record holder (44) won the much talked-about 200m sprint of the 2nd leg of the ASA Athletix Invitational Meet powered by AVANTI on Tuesday 30 March 2021 at Ruimsig Athletics Stadium, Johannesburg. Commonwealth champion Akani Simbine (4th from left) finished 2nd, while Free State’s Tsebo Matsoso rounded off the top 3. Photo Credit: David Tarpey  Wayde van Niekerk ...

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Challenge pro cyclists at Greyt Middelplaas Escape

Professional cyclist HB Kruger will tackle the fast and punchy mountain bike trails at the Greyt Middelplaas Escape at Middelplaas Farm, Greyton, on April 10. Photo: Mediatic Studios Professional cyclists HB Kruger and Catherine Colyn are gearing up to tackle the fast and punchy mountain bike trails at the Greyt Middelplaas Escape at Middelplaas Farm, Greyton, on April 10. The ...

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K-Way and Pure Adventures announce exciting new partnership!

Photo Credit – Craig Kolesky/ Nikon Since forging one of the strongest trail running racing brands over the past 3 years when they partnered with the legendary SkyRun, K-Way have announced that they will now be taking bigger strides into trail racing by offering a full umbrella sponsorship for all of the races in the Pure Adventures stable. These races ...

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Savanna Origin of Trails moves to November!

Trail runners in action at the 2019 Savanna Origin of Trails Trail Run Experience.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg Stillwater Sports, the organisers of Stellenbosch’s iconic Savanna Origin of Trails MTB and Trail Run Experience has announced that both events, that were scheduled to take place in April, will move to 27 – 28 November 2021 due to the looming threat of ...

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Ngubane, Van Deventer crowned 2021 THIRSTI AFRICANX Champions

Although Eric Ngubane and Juan Van Deventer (Nedbank 1, Race Number 123-1 and 123.2) had to settle for a 4th place Stage Three finish on Sunday 28 March 2021, the lead that they had managed to build up after Stage One and Two of South Africa’s premier three-day stage race was enough to secure them the coveted tile of 2021 THIRSTI ...

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Bouman comes out on top in series finale

Saskia Hockly (right) paddles into the sunset at the finish to win the women’s race at the Fenn Challenge, the final race of the Marine Series on Friday evening. Anthony Grote/ Gameplan Media Durban – Umhlanga surfski ace Matt Bouman wrapped up the overall Marine Series honours with an emphatic victory in the Fenn Challenge that brought down the curtain ...

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Ngubane, van Deventer set the pace during Stage One of the THIRSTI AFRICANX Trailrun

Danette Walley and Vicky van der Merwe of Team STS gave the Women’s Teams a run for their money securing the Stage 1 victory in an impressive time of 02 hours 02 minutes 10 seconds.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg With a strong contingent of road runners lining up for the 11th edition of the THIRSTI AFRICANX Trailrun that started at Paul Cluver Wine Estate and finished ...

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