Swimming

Ho, Weber swim to victory at 4th annual Sanlam Cape Mile

Chad Ho

Chad Ho (Morningside, Durban) and Michelle Weber (Franschhoek) had the crowds on their feet at 4th annual Sanlam Cape Mile brought to you by Sanlam Investments at the picturesque Eikenhof Dam (Elgin, Grabouw) on Sunday, 18 February 2018.   “I had a very good race,” says Ho. “The start was nice and comfortable. I decided to make my move at ...

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Ho ready for title defense at Sanlam Cape Mile

Considered one of the fastest professional open water swimmers in the world, Chad Ho is hoping for a successful title defense on Sunday, 18 February 2018 when he takes on the 4th annual Sanlam Cape Mile brought to you by Sanlam Investments at the picturesque Eikenhof Dam (Elgin, Grabouw).  Seen here:  Chad Ho claims gold at the 2017 Sanlam Cape Mile brought to you by Sanlam Investments.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Considered one of the fastest professional open water swimmers in the world, Chad Ho is hoping for a successful title defense on Sunday, 18 February 2018 when he takes on the 4th annual Sanlam Cape Mile brought to you by Sanlam Investments at the picturesque Eikenhof Dam (Elgin, Grabouw).   Ho’s 3rd attempt at the Sanlam Cape Mile saw him ...

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XTERRA Warriors set to hone their skills at Sanlam Cape Mile

XTERRA Warriors will hone their swimming prowess the weekend prior to the Fedhealth XTERRA Grabouw when they take part in the 2018 Sanlam Cape Mile brought to you by Sanlam Investments at the Eikenhof Dam (Grabouw Country Club/Western Cape) on Sunday, 18 February 2018.  XTERRA Warriors to look out for on the day will include XTERRA World Champions, Bradley Weiss (South Africa) and Flora Duffy (Bermuda) as well as Michael Lord and Hayley Preen to mention just a few.  Seen here:  XTERRA World Champion, Flora Duffy in action in Grabouw.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

XTERRA Warriors will hone their swimming prowess the weekend prior to the Fedhealth XTERRA Grabouw when they take part in the 2018 Sanlam Cape Mile brought to you by Sanlam Investments at the Eikenhof Dam (Grabouw Country Club/Western Cape) on Sunday, 18 February 2018.   XTERRA Warriors to look out for on the day will include XTERRA World Champions, Bradley ...

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Swim for Multiple Sclerosis at Sanlam Cape Mile

Taking place at the Eikenhof Dam (Grabouw Country Club/Western Cape) on Sunday, 18 February 2018, the Sanlam Cape Mile brought to you by Sanlam Investments has attracted the attention of a group of swimmers who will participate in support of Multiple Sclerosis South Africa (MSSA).  Seen here:  Swimmers crossing the finish line at the 2017 Sanlam Cape Mile.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Taking place at the Eikenhof Dam (Grabouw Country Club/Western Cape) on Sunday, 18 February 2018, the Sanlam Cape Mile brought to you by Sanlam Investments has attracted the attention of a group of swimmers who will participate in support of Multiple Sclerosis South Africa (MSSA).   Diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in 2011 at the age of 31, Claudia Dieckmann ...

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Sanlam Cape Mile entries open

Entries are open for the Western Cape’s most exciting open water swim, the Sanlam Cape Mile brought to you by Sanlam Investments.  Celebrating its 4th anniversary in 2018, the Sanlam Cape Mile will return to the majestic Eikenhof Dam at the Grabouw Country Club on Sunday, 18 February 2018.  Entrants can choose between an exhilarating 1 mile (1.6km) and a refreshing 500m swim.  Seen here:  Swimmers at the start of the 2017 Sanlam Cape Mile brought to you by Sanlam Investments.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Entries are open for the Western Cape’s most exciting open water swim, the Sanlam Cape Mile brought to you by Sanlam Investments. Celebrating its 4th anniversary in 2018, the Sanlam Cape Mile will return to the majestic Eikenhof Dam at the Grabouw Country Club on Sunday, 18 February 2018. Entrants can choose between an exhilarating 1 mile (1.6km) and a ...

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SA businessman overcomes sharks, jellyfish in brutal 58km Hawaii swim

Cape Town businessman Toni Enderli braved over 20 hours in shark infested waters, suffered consistent jellyfish stings and fought a punishing rip tide to conquer one of the world’s harshest ocean swims, the Molokai Channel in Hawaii over the weekend. The swim was aimed at raising funds to help prevent drownings in SA.

Cape Town businessman Toni Enderli braved over 20 hours in shark infested waters, suffered consistent jellyfish stings and fought a punishing rip tide to conquer one of the world’s harshest ocean swims, the Molokai Channel in Hawaii. Although the channel is 42km wide, Enderli — wearing only a Speedo costume, cap and goggles –covered about 58km due to severe currents ...

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World’s First Insurance Policy for Athletes Launched by MiWayLife

MiFitLife

The business of sports in South Africa continues to thrive, with growing numbers of ‘weekend warriors’ and professional athletes investing time and money into disciplines such as running, road cycling and mountain biking. Insurer MiWayLife estimated that South Africa has around 200,000 cyclists, 750 000 runners and 15 000 triathletes – and it has developed a bespoke solution catering to ...

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BIG5 Challenge attracts BIG name elites

BIG5 Challenge

The 8th Annual BIG5 Challenge is fast approaching and the competition for podium spots is heating up with the likes of Bradley Weiss, Davide Del Fante, Dean Hopf and Theo Blignaut fighting it out over five events during the ten days of the Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival between 7 and 16 July. The ladies’ competition also promises to be ...

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