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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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Junior adventure seekers set to shine at XTERRA Kids Race in 2019

Junior XTERRA Warriors making their way from the swim to the MTB transition during the 2018 XTERRA Kids Race.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Junior adventure seekers can experience the action of the largest XTERRA in the world when they toe the line on the water’s edge of the Eikenhof Dam on Saturday, 23 February 2019 ready to partake in the fun-filled XTERRA SA Kids Race.   A premium off-road triathlon, the XTERRA Kids Race includes a swimming, mountain bike and trail run discipline ...

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Records smashed at Torpedo SwimRun Cape

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Cape Town, 18 November. The third edition of the Torpedo SwimRun Cape saw records tumble in both the Men’s and the Women’s categories. Last year’s Mixed category winners, siblings Nick and Alexandra Quenet, now competing in the Men’s and Women’s categories, each took the wins with their respective race partners.   Conditions in the water were challenging due to a ...

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Matt Trautman Wins Back 2 Back Pura Soda Race2Stanford

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On Saturday 10 November the 2nd annual Pura Soda Race2Stanford took place between Hermanus and Stanford in the popular Overberg, just an hour from Cape Town Airport. The athletes and their families descended upon the famous and historic sea and riverside towns just as the whales are in season and the summer holidays beckon. The R2S half iron distance triathlon ...

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XTERRA SA entries open this week for 2019

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The organisers of the largest XTERRA in the world, Stillwater Sports, have announced that the show will go on despite the event not yet securing a title sponsor for 2019.    “Although the ideal situation would be to have a title sponsor, cancelling the event is not viewed as an option,” confirms Michael Meyer, Managing Director Stillwater Sports.  “We’ve had ...

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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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