Author Archives: Tiaan Pretorius

Big Box included as a fixture on the 2018 Origin Of Trails MTB Route

Big Box Containers by Tobias Ginsberg

Celebrating its 6thanniversary on Saturday, 24 and Sunday, 25 November 2018, South Africa’s premier 2-day MTB Experience, the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience will boast an exciting Big Box Junction as part of the 2018 route experience.   “A valued partner of many Stillwater Sports events, Big Box Containers are versatile, functional and add to the experience of each event,” ...

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Fedhealth IMPI Challenge season finale sure to impress

Fedhealth IMPI Warriors in action at the Fedhealth IMPI Challenge #4 in 2017.  Photo Credit:  Chris Hitchcock

The picturesque Wiesenhof Wildlife Park (Stellenbosch) will be buzzing with excitement this coming Saturday, 17 November 2018 when adventure seekers of all ages test their skill and challenge their fears at the Fedhealth IMPI Challenge #4, the final event of the season.   Celebrating its 10thanniversary on the day, the Fedhealth IMPI Challenge #4 boasts four entry categories:  IMPI Elite, ...

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Torpedo SwimRun Series Expands again

Athletes swim in their running shoes and if they opt for a wetsuit, they run in the wetsuit – there are no transitions in swimrun

The Torpedo SwimRun Series is growing, with the recent announcement that the newest event, Torpedo SwimRun Val de Vie, will be happening on 3 February 2019 on the well-known Franschhoek lifestyle estate, and will draw both competitive athletes and beginner swimrunners who want to try out the sport.   Swimrun is a relatively new sport that originated in Sweden, and ...

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Origin Of Trails Trail Run set to enhance any training regime

Chantel Nienaber by Tobias Ginsberg

Stellenbosch based personal trainer, running coach and formidable trail runner, Chantel Nienaber is keeping things interesting by adding the Origin Of Trails Trail Run to the training schedule of her client base.   “I love being out in nature,” admits Nienaber.  “It allows me to feel wild and free.  The Origin Of Trails Trail Run will take place on the ...

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Team Relay sure to impress at Sanlam Cape Mile 2019

Sanlam Cape Mile by Tobias Ginsberg

Celebrating its 5thanniversary at the majestic Eikenhof Dam (Elgin Grabouw) on Sunday, 17 February 2019, the Western Cape’s premier open water swim, the Sanlam Cape Mile brought to you by Sanlam Investments is sure to be a crowd pleaser both in the elite race and team relay.   The 2019 Sanlam Cape Mile boasts two exciting distances:  a 1 mile ...

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Entries open for N3TC Drak Challenge

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Underberg – Entries have opened for the 26th edition of the N3TC Drak Challenge canoe marathon in the Southern Drakensberg on 19 and 20 January, with the event retaining its status on the International Canoe Federation’s Classic Series. With the approach of regular summer rainfalls paddlers are eyeing the water levels in the popular 62km stretch of the Umzimkhulu River ...

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Puma announces School of Speed 2019 dates

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Exciting news for aspiring track athletes is the announcement of the dates for the PUMA School of Speed 2019 to be hosted at five venues across South Africa with the first meet at Coetzenburg, Stellenbosch on 26 January 2019.   Entries are now open at https://schoolofspeed.comwith the four additional meets to be hosted at Ruimsig Athletics Stadium in Johannesburg on ...

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Merrell prepare for UPHILL challenge at Champs

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Merrell Adventure Addicts will be lining up amongst the world’s finest Adventure Racing teams at the start  inside an old volcano on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion for the AR World Championships on 9 November.  The team has had a focused build up as they prepared for what promises to be a tough and technical race.  Pre-race statistics reveal ...

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Entries Open for Stanford MTB Classic

The Stanford MTB Classic mixed fun on and off the trails for weekend which harks back to the by-gone spirit of real mountain biking. Photo by Oakpics.com.

On the weekend of the 16thand 17thof February 2019 mountain bikers are invited to gather for a tour with timing – the Stanford MTB Classic. The event boasts a relaxed country village atmosphere, spectacularly scenic riding through fynbos and farmlands, and for 2019 timekeepers too for those who cannot help but race. So be sure to join in the festivities ...

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Muay Thai fighter challenged by Fedhealth IMPI Elite Race

Ashley Robinson

Taking place at the picturesque Wiesenhof Wildlife Park (Stellenbosch) on Saturday, 17 November 2018, the Fedhealth IMPI Elite Race #4 has piqued the interest of accomplished Muay Thai fighter, Kickboxer, stuntman and personal trainer, Ashley Robinson.   “I enjoy challenging myself.  The Fedhealth IMPI Elite Race is another way to test my abilities as an athlete,” confesses Robinson.  “Competing against ...

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