Swimming

Sanlam Cape Mile announces an impressive Prize Purse for 2019

Michelle Weber on her way to victory at the 2018 Sanlam Cape Mile brought to you by Sanlam Investments.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Celebrating its 5thanniversary in 2019, Stillwater Sports is excited to announce that the Sanlam Cape Mile brought to you by Sanlam Investments will boast an impressive prize purse of R170 000.   “The Sanlam Cape Mile has grown from strength to strength since the event’s inception in 2015,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director Stillwater Sports.  “Thanks to the unwavering support received ...

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Dieckmann set to swim for MS at 2019 Sanlam Cape Mile

Swimmers making their way to the finish line at the 2018 annual Sanlam Cape Mile brought to you by Sanlam Investments.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Claudia Dieckmann will once again spearhead a group of swimmers that will take on the Western Cape’s premier open water swim, the 5thannual Sanlam Cape Mile brought to you by Sanlam Investments at the majestic Eikenhof Dam (Elgin-Grabouw Country Club) on Sunday, 17 February 2019 in support of Multiple Sclerosis South Africa (MSSA).     A keen swimmer, Dieckmann was diagnosed ...

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Team Relay sure to impress at Sanlam Cape Mile 2019

Sanlam Cape Mile by Tobias Ginsberg

Celebrating its 5thanniversary at the majestic Eikenhof Dam (Elgin Grabouw) on Sunday, 17 February 2019, the Western Cape’s premier open water swim, the Sanlam Cape Mile brought to you by Sanlam Investments is sure to be a crowd pleaser both in the elite race and team relay.   The 2019 Sanlam Cape Mile boasts two exciting distances:  a 1 mile ...

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Excitement builds for 5th annual Sanlam Cape Mile

Sanlam Cape Mile photo by Tobias Ginsberg

The 5thannual Sanlam Cape Mile brought to you by Sanlam Investments will return to the majestic Eikenhof Dam (Elgin, Grabouw) on Sunday, 17 February 2019.   The Western Cape’s most exhilarating open water swim, the Sanlam Cape Mile boasts two exciting distances:  a 1 mile (1.6km) and a refreshing 500m swim.   The first 2 000 swimmers(entered and paid) will receive ...

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Entries Open for Sanlam Cape Mile 2019

Sanlam Cape Mile

Entries are open for the 5thannual Sanlam Cape Mile brought to you by Sanlam Investments that will take place at the majestic Eikenhof Dam (Elgin, Grabouw) on Sunday, 17 February 2019.   The Western Cape’s most exhilarating open water swim, the Sanlam Cape Mile boasts two exciting distances:  a 1 mile (1.6km) and a refreshing 500m swim.   “We are ...

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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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