Multi Sport

Lord, Preen crowned champions at Totalsports Xterra Grabouw Lite

Seen here:  Michael Lord in action on the day.  Photo Credit:  Volume Photography

Just over 1200 multi-sport athletes and outdoor enthusiasts flocked to the picturesque Grabouw Country Club on Saturday, 21 February 2015 to partake in the adrenalin pumping TOTALSPORTS XTERRA Lite presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT. Michael Lord proved to be in a league of his own claiming victory in the men’s race in a mind-blowing time of 01 hour 13 minutes 54 seconds, ...

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Endless action at Totalsports Xterra kids race Grabouw

Seen here:  Junior XTERRA Warriors in action on the day.  Photo Credit:  Volume Photography

The Grabouw Country club was buzzing with excitement on Friday, 20 February 2015 when just under 300 junior XTERRA Warriors toed the line to follow in the footsteps of their sporting heroes by taking part in the much anticipated Totalsports XTERRA KIDS presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT. According to Nicola Collins, Event Manager, the excitement grows each year at the XTERRA Kids ...

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Totalsports Xterra South African Championships attracts a stellar field

The Grabouw Country Club will be a hub of excitement this coming weekend when multi-sport athletes young and slightly more senior gather to partake in the largest XTERRA triathlon in the word, the TOTALSPORTS XTERRA Grabouw presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT.  Reigning Totalsports XTERRA SA Women’s Champion and XTERRA World Champion Flora Duffy of Bermuda will attempt to successfully defend her title the weekend.  See here:  Duffy in action at the 2014 event.  Photo Credit:  Cherie Vale / NEWSPORT MEDIA

The Grabouw Country Club will be a hub of excitement this coming weekend when multi-sport athletes young and slightly more senior gather to partake in the largest XTERRA triathlon in the word, the TOTALSPORTS XTERRA Grabouw presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT. With reigning champion Dan Hugo announcing his retirement from racing earlier this year, competition will be rife in the men’s ...

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Xterra route preview by Robyn Williams

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Xterra. The word almost makes me quiver. One does not earn the title “Xterra Warrior” easily. Xterra is renowned for being brutally tough and the Grabouw route is no exception. That being said, this year’s bike route is slightly easier than last years. There is lots and lots of singletrack (ST) – I would estimate around 14km of singletrack in ...

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Arabella Challenge entries now open

February 2015: Bookings are now open for the fourth Arabella Challenge to be held at the end of April this year at Arabella Hotel & Spa. The success of previous challenges has shown that providing an event that caters for a range of fitness levels, in an environment which is challenging yet inspiring has created demand for participation from mountain bikers ...

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Interview with Donovan van Gelder – TRIROCK Cradle

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How have things gone for you since winning Durban last year in terms of your triathlon participation? I had a really good first half of the2014/15 season and I actually managed to win every race that I participated in after TRIROCK Durban (so I’m on a five race winning streak). December was tough for training. I wanted to spend time with ...

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An African Original – TRIROCK CRADLE of HUMANKIND

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Triathlon racing comes to the Cradle of Humankind for the first time and some of the countries’ best triathletes are aiming to have their name inscribed on the winner’s trophy of the aptly named TRIROCK Cradle of Humankind. Following months of event preparation, and the tarring of a link road, the race is all set to go on the 15th February. ...

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Multiple world champ Stoltz to debut at Dual-Cross series

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The increasingly popular trail synergy race that blends mountain biking and trail running, the 2015 Momentum Health OatWell Dual-Cross Series powered by PeptoPro, will commence this weekend at Hakahana Trails, near Hartebeespoortdam, west of Pretoria. Brand du Plessis and Lise Olivier won the men and women’s series titles respectively in 2014 and will be back in 2015 for more exciting ...

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Totalsports XTERRA Grabouw – What to do in the last month

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Totalsports XTERRA Grabouw is less than four weeks away. Unless you are a pro and followed your training program to the millisecond, you might be like many age group athletes, in damage control regarding your preparation. So, where should the focus be? The main concern regarding Totalsports XTERRA Grabouw happens to be a thorn in almost every triathlete’s foot, and that is ...

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