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End of an era for XTERRA South Africa

XTERRA Grabouw SA Championship ©Mark Sampson

After 16 exciting years of off-road triathlon racing, the organizers of XTERRA South Africa have announced that the event will not be hosted by Stillwater Sports in 2020.   “We’ve had 16 wonderful years of hosting XTERRA in South Africa,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director Stillwater Sports.  “A highlight on SA’s multi-sport calendar, watching the event grow from year to ...

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Quenet and Heywood dominate HI-TEC Walkerbay Xtreme triathlon

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Nicholas Quenet and Cristina Heywood won the Hi-Tec Walkerbay Xtreme Triathlon in Hermanus in convincing fashion on Sunday. The sold-out triathlon event was part of the Hi-Tec Walkerbay Xtreme (WBX) adventure sports festival that started on Friday. Quenet won the race consisting of a 600m swim, 23.7km cycle and 5.6km road run in 1:04.07. Heywood’s winning time was 1:20.24. Michael ...

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Riddle, Detering clinch XTERRA Lite victories in Grabouw

Xterra Grabouw SA Championship ©Mark Sampson

The 2019 XTERRA racing season kicked off at the Elgin Grabouw Country Club (Western Cape) on Saturday, 23 February 2019 with Jamie Riddle (originally from PE now residing in Stellenbosch) and Linda Detering (Hout Bay) showing their mettle in the XTERRA Lite.   Riddle successfully defended his XTERRA Lite title in an impressive time of 59 minutes 35 seconds.  “It ...

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Junior adventure seekers in the limelight at XTERRA Kids Race

XTERRA Grabouw SA Championship ©Mark Sampson

The much anticipated XTERRA Kids Race was the source of much excitement at the Elgin Grabouw Country Club on Saturday, 23 February 2019.   The perfect introduction to the sport of XTERRA Racing, the XTERRA Kids Race featured three entry options for junior adventure seekers aged 6 – 15 years.  The first event was for athletes aged 6 – 8 ...

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Weiss, Preen crowned XTERRA SA Champions

XTERRA Grabouw SA Championship ©Mark Sampson

It was a spectacular day for XTERRA racing out in Elgin Grabouw (Western Cape) on Sunday, 24 February 2019 with Bradley Weiss (Stellenbosch) and Haley Preen (Hout Bay) throwing down the gauntlet in the Elite Men’s and Women’s Race respectively in their pursuit of the coveted title of XTERRA South Africa Champion.   Taking place at the Elgin Grabouw Country ...

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Weiss sets sights on XTERRA Grabouw victory

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Reigning XTERRA South Africa Champion Bradley Weiss is hoping to get his 2019 XTERRA Racing Season off to a good start with a victory (and successful title defense) at the XTERRA South Africa Championship at the Elgin Grabouw Country Club this coming Sunday, 24 February 2019.   “My 2018 XTERRA highlights include winning the XTERRA SA Championship, XTERRA Asia Pacific ...

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Countdown to XTERRA Grabouw begins

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The Elgin Grabouw Country Club will be the hub of excitement on Saturday, 23 and Sunday, 24 February 2019 with off-road adventure seekers of all ages putting their skills to the test at the largest XTERRA in the World, the XTERRA South African Championships.   Ruan van Zyl (20) from Pretoria is one such athlete.  “The sport of XTERRA has so ...

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XTERRA Grabouw boasts new routes in 2019

XTERRA Warriors in action during the trail run discipline (3rd and final discipline) of the XTERRA Grabouw.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Kicking off the 2019 XTERRA racing calendar at the Elgin Grabouw Country Club on Saturday, 23 and Sunday, 24 February 2019, the XTERRA Grabouw will treat off-road adventure seekers to an exciting route experience.   The largest XTERRA in the word, the XTERRA Grabouw Full (taking place on Sunday, 24 February 2019) features a 1.5km Swim, a +-27km MTB and ...

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Torpedo SwimRun Val de Vie set to be a cracker

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Torpedo SwimRun Val de Vie will be happening on 3 February 2019 on the well-known Franschhoek lifestyle estate, and is attracting  competitive athletes and beginner swimrunners who want to try out the sport.   Swimrun is a relatively new sport that originated in Sweden, and offers off-road and open-water adventure along coastal and inland waterways, with routes designed around the ...

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