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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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Van Zyl, Moolman conquer the Totalsports Xterra Buffelspoort Lite

Seen here:  Ruan  Van Zyl in action on the day.  Photo Credit:  Volume Photography

Following the action of the previous day’s Totalsports XTERRA Full, just under 800 multi-sport athletes gathered at the water’s edge of Buffelspoort Dam (North West Province) on Sunday, 25 January 2015 to take on the much anticipated TOTALSPORTS XTERRA Buffelspoort  Lite presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT. The perfect introduction into the sport of XTERRA, the TOTALSPORTS XTERRA Lite features a 400m ...

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Weiss, Griffioen crowned Totalsports Xterra Buffelspoort champions

Bradley Weiss claimed a long overdue victory in the men’s race at the TOTALSPORTS XTERRA Buffelspoort Full presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT at Buffelspoort Dam (North West Province) on Saturday, 24 January 2015 completing the 1.5km swim, 26.5km mountain bike discipline and 12km trail run in a lighting fast combined time of 02 hours 35 minutes 31 seconds.  Seen here:  Weiss in action on the mountain bike discipline.  Photo Credit:  Volume Photography

Tension was rife at the picturesque Buffelspoort Dam (North West Province) on Saturday, 24 January 2015 when over 400 adventure seekers toed the line to partake in the first XTERRA of the season, the TOTALSPORTS XTERRA Buffelspoort Full presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT. Bradley Weiss claimed a long overdue victory in the men’s race completing the 1.5km swim, 26.5km mountain bike discipline ...

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Trek Bicycles team up with Totalsports Xterra

The sporting season has commenced on a high note with Trek Bicycles signing up as the bike partner of South Africa’s largest off-road triathlon, the Totalsports XTERRA presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT.

The sporting season has commenced on a high note with Trek Bicycles signing up as the bike partner of South Africa’s largest off-road triathlon, the Totalsports XTERRA presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT. “We are excited to welcome Trek Bicycles as the bike partner of the Totalsports XTERRA,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports.  “All XTERRA Lite and XTERRA Full ...

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Caveman ready for Totalsports Xterra Buffelspoort

Seen here:  Conrad Stoltz in action at the 2014 TOTALSPORTS XTERRA Buffelspoort presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT.  Photo Credit:  Volume Photography

XTERRA legend Conrad Stoltz will kick-start the 2015 season in Buffelspoort (North West Province) when he toes the line at the much anticipated TOTALSPORTS XTERRA Full presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT on Saturday, 24 January 2015. Stoltz started his XTERRA career in Richmond in 2001 when searching for a way to get motivated after the 2000 Olympics.  “I felt burnt out ...

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Totalsports Xterra heads to Buffelspoort

Seen here:  Conrad Stoltz in action at the 2013 TOTALSPORTS XTERRA presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Volume Photography

The TOTALSPORTS XTERRA presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT heads to the North West Province early in 2015.  Taking place on Saturday and Sunday (24 and 25 January 2015) at the picturesque Buffelspoort Dam (North West Province), participants can expect an adrenaline packed weekend of racing. XTERRA Warriors can look forward to swimming in the pristine mountain waters of the Magaliesberg.  The ...

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Xterra Knysna. Two words. Mud & climbing

Robyn Williams tackling the last concrete climb back into transition. I wore compression socks as protection against mud and falling ;). Photo credit Jeff Ayliffe

I didn’t make plans to go up to Knysna as it just seemed too much to find accommodation and someone to drive with. But when my housemate, Nina, said she had accommodation and I was offered an entry I jumped at the opportunity to race. This was the Sunday before the race on Thursday. Very last minute for A-type Robyn. ...

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A Moment with BIG5 Podium Finisher Marilyn Fischer

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1-      How many times have you done the BIG5 so far, and how has your experience been each time? I’ve done the BIG 5 once (2013) and I absolutely loved it!! It was very well organised, you feel very special over the 10days of the festival, and you feel like a member of your very own athlete and supporter ‘family’ ...

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