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“Rockman Ultra and Sprint X-Triathlon” 2015

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ROCKMAN Ultra and Sprint X-Triathlon, date set for the 6th December 2015, after a hugely successful 2nd event in 2014, we are extremely excited to announce our awesome new venue: Hero Adventure Park: Heia Safari Ranch. Our ROCKING website is loaded with all the information you need. Go to www.rockmanxtri.co.za Entries will open on the 1st June!! Entries are limited, ...

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The Garmin Fenix 3 – The Triathlon Race Test

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My brand new Garmin Fenix 3 multi-sport watch was ready for its first test at the Cape Town leg of the ITU World Triathlon Series, but the 9 degree water temperature had the swim cancelled. With reluctance I deleted the swim leg on the triathlon settings and that was it: the triathlon became a duathlon. Still, the day turned out ...

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XTERRA Réunion, the Promised Land for South Africans!!

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April 26 was the day for XTERRA Réunion and Bradley Weiss was the man to beat. With two victories already on the XTERRA World Tour this year, namely Philippines and Buffelspoort, Bradley dreamt of a third one, and it turned out that way; mission accomplished! “It’s a great thing to win here. I’ve experienced many special things since I arrived ...

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Discovery World Triathlon Cape Town a huge success

Caption: Liv Williams with Janet Hunter on the podium. Photo credit. Eunice Visagie

The age group participants in the sprint distance of the Discovery World Triathlon Cape Town enjoyed a beautiful day whilst completing the 500m swim, the 20km cycling and 5km running. Winners in each of the categories were on top of the world, with many looking forward to participating again next year. Winner of the 16 to 24 age group and ...

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The Durbanville Triathlon – Why it matters

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The Durbanville Triathlon has become an institution in the past few years. The main reason is that traditionally, it was the last triathlon of the season, and maybe it still is. After Ironman and the ITU Cape Town race, this is where all triathletes get together to end the season. If there are other triathlons lurking around, that would be ...

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Murray raced his heart our for home fans

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South African Richard Murray gave it his all in a bid to finish on the podium at Sunday’s Discovery World Triathlon Cape Town. In the end Murray finished fourth after being passed by Vincent Luis in the final kilometer of the 10km run. Olympic champion Alistair Brownlee won in his first race back after injury and Spain’s Javier Gomez, the current ...

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Theo Blignaut on the Get Muddy Off road Tri

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Racing the Get Muddy off-road international triathlon in Mauritius was an unbelievable experience.  I have raced in Mauritius before, but always on the coast. This time it was in Bois Cheri at the tea estate, promising a real jungle experience. Tim and Marie Cartwright did a great job putting the event together, and the passion they have for the sport ...

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Learners team up for “Trifecta” in triathlon

Richard Murray, SA’s top triathlete, meets the Virgin Active Development Tri-team. Back row (from left to right): Ana Maquina, Leigh-Anne Maroon, Bianca Lakay, Summer-Lee Deng,  Margot Sheppard, Aqueelah Taljaard and Tracey Fredericks (reserve). Front row: Faiez Basardien, Schalk Damons and Ashley Jacobs.

Learners from Holy Cross High and Lavender Hill High will soon be experiencing the adrenalin rush of a triathlon as they team up to compete in a relay event at this year’s Discovery World Triathlon in Cape Town. As part of the Virgin Active Future Crew Triathlon team these nine learners – aged between 15 and 18 – will be ...

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