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Zulus dominate opening stage of joBerg2c

RMB Change a Life Academy riders Sthembiso Masango and Mboneni Ngcobo celebrate as they cross the finish line at Frankfort on the neutral opening stage of the nine-day Old Mutual joBerg2c on Saturday. Photo: Full Stop Communications

Development riders Mboneni Ngcobo and Sthembiso Masango showed the pro field a thing or two as they drove the pace on the 116km neutral opening stage of the nine-day Old Mutual joBerg2c mountain bike race on Friday. The muddied but unbeaten RMB Change a Life Academy duo set a solid tempo as the field of 800 left Heidelberg on the ...

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Theo Blignaut on the Get Muddy Off road Tri

Feeling strong after the 500mt 3 lap swim coarse

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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joBerg2c coverage goes global

Viewers worldwide will be able to catch all the daily action from the Old Mutual joBerg2c via the official event website. Pictured here is elite mountain biker Tyronne White, riding in the colours of broadcast partner Avis, during last year’s event. Photo: Kelvin Trautman

Mountain biking enthusiasts worldwide will be able to follow all the action from the nine-day Old Mutual joBerg2c when the South African stage race sets out from Heidelberg south of Johannesburg on Friday. According to race organiser Craig Wapnick, a newly launched platform on the official event website will allow viewers to watch the daily television highlights and photographic slideshow ...

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FNB W2W route yields exciting discovery for the Cape Leopard Trust Boland Project

Boland Female 18 Jade

A recent camera checking excursion to Pofadder, an infamous MTB structure on the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) route, has left the coordinators of the Cape Leopard Trust (CLT) Boland Project really excited. “We are currently running a full camera survey in the Limietberg area,” said Jeannie Hayward of the CLT Boland Project. “As a result we needed to ...

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Opel Adam up for grabs at FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN

Reeds Win an Opel Adam

Cape Town, South Africa – Get your run on at the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN on Sunday, 17 May 2015 and stand a chance to win a zippy Opel Adam complements of REEDS. “We are very excited for Opel to be the official vehicle partner of the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN,” says Jean Vogler, Marketing and Social Media ...

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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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Reigning Olympic champion set to open his season in Cape Town

Alistair Brownlee will be flying the family flag at the Discovery Cape World Triathlon on Sunday

His brother is the inform athlete in the World Triathlon Series at present, but in the absence of Jonathan older brother Alistair Brownlee will be flying the family flag at the Discovery Cape World Triathlon on Sunday. While Jonathan has won two of the three races in the World Triathlon Series thus far, Cape Town will be Alistair’s first World ...

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Zuurberg mountain bike race adds luxury package

Race Village 2

Participants in next month’s PwC Great Zuurberg Trek are set to enjoy all the creature comforts with the introduction of a luxury safari tent stay for the three-stage mountain bike race near Addo in the Eastern Cape. Organisers have brought in the “glamping” or glamorous camping option as the Zuurberg Mountain Village, which plays host to the event from May ...

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Matthee takes honours in Polokwane mayoral race

Maroesjka Matthee (right) and team leader Desray Sebregts celebrate Matthee’s win at the Polokwane Mayoral Cycle Race in the Limpopo province on Sunday. Photo: Supplied

Maroesjka Matthee won a mayoral race of a different sort when she took the title in the annual Polokwane Mayoral Cycle Race in the Limpopo province on Sunday. Matthee, riding in the colours of Team Bestmed-ASG-Multihull, outsprinted her rivals in the 96km road race to cross the finish line at the Peter Mokaba Stadium in a time of 2:31:11. She ...

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