Xterra

Totalsports Xterra Pezula entries open

Carla Van Huyssteen in action during the 2014 Totalsports XTERRA Pezula Full presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Cherie Vale / NEWSPORT MEDIA

Entries for the action-packed Totalsports XTERRA Pezula presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT will open on Monday, 30 March 2015. The Totalsports XTERRA Pezula is the ideal event for the entire family.  Junior XTERRA Warriors will follow in the footsteps of their heroes by taking part in the Totalsports XTERRA Pezula Kids Race on the Wednesday, the day before the much anticipated ...

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Marias, Duffy crowned Totalsports Xterra South African Champion

Stuart Marais in action on the day.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Volume Photography

Tension was rife in Grabouw on Sunday, 22 February 2015 when close to 800 eager sports enthusiasts lined up to partake in the multisport event of the year, the TOTALSPORTS XTERRA South African Championship presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT. Forming part of the XTERRA World Tour, competitors stood the chance to qualify for the world championship final in Hawaii later this ...

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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

The mass swim start

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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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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Worrying my way to Xterra Warrior status

The dam wall and concrete blocks in question

Race reports can get a little tedious. After all, every race that I do consists of the same elements and sometimes there can be little to set apart one triathlon from the next. Firstly the facts: 1.5km swim – 0m climbing 28km mtb – 552m climbing 12km trail run – 405m climbing (say what?!?) Before the race someone asked me ...

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