Xterra

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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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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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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XTERRA SA entries open this week for 2019

Bradley Weiss by Tobias Ginsberg

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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Riddle, Kruger dominate Fedhealth XTERRA Lite

Jamie Riddle checking where the competition is after exiting the swim in a first place position at the 2018 Fedhealth XTERRA Lite at the Elgin Grabouw Country Club on Sunday, 25 February 2018.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Jamie Riddle and Susan Kruger were the XTERRA Warriors to beat at the 2018 Fedhealth XTERRA Lite at the Elgin-Grabouw Country Club on Sunday, 25 February 2018.   A road triathlete, Riddle professed that the Fedhealth XTERRA is the only off-road triathlon that he participates at. “XTERRA Grabouw is my only off-road event. It’s awesome,” says Riddle. “Mountain biking is ...

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