Swimming

SA elites ready for round three at the Sanlam Cape Mile

Myles Brown Danie Marais Chad Ho photo credit Tobias Ginsberg

Western Cape – Elite swimmers Myles Brown, Chad Ho and Danie Marais will face-up for the third time in Grabouw when they take on the Sanlam Cape Mile at the majestic Eikenhof Dam (Grabouw Country Club) on Sunday, 19 February 2017. All three swimmers boast with Sanlam Cape Mile podium finishes both in 2015 and 2016, with Marais and Brown ...

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XTERRA Warriors excited to take on the Sanlam Cape Mile

Taking place at the picturesque Eikenhof Dam in Grabouw on Sunday, 19 February 2017 the Sanlam Cape Mile has attracted the attention of a number of South Africa’s leading triathletes including the likes of Bradley Weiss, Stuart Marais and Vicky van der Merwe.  Seen here:  Michael Lord in action at the 2016 Fedhealth XTERRA Grabouw SA Championship.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Taking place at the picturesque Eikenhof Dam in Grabouw on Sunday, 19 February 2017 the Sanlam Cape Mile has attracted the attention of a number of South Africa’s leading triathletes including the likes of Bradley Weiss, Stuart Marais and Vicky van der Merwe. According to Marais, the Sanlam Cape Mile is really special. “There are only a few open water ...

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Swim a mile for charity

Returning to the majestic Eikenhof Dam at the Grabouw Country Club (Western Cape) on Sunday, 19 February 2017 the Sanlam Cape Mile has attracted the attention of a number of sporting enthusiasts who plan on swimming a mile for charity.
Vivienne Williams will be seen in action at the Sanlam Cape Mile in support of the Philippi Children’s Centre’s ‘Learn-to-Swim’ program.  Seen here (from left to right):  Lezandre Wolmarans, Karen Graaff, Aimee Knight, Sarah Chantler, Jessica Griesel, Gene Giraudeau and Vivienne Williams at the 2016 Sanlam Cape Mile where they participated in support of charity.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Returning to the majestic Eikenhof Dam at the Grabouw Country Club (Western Cape) on Sunday, 19 February 2017 the Sanlam Cape Mile has attracted the attention of a number of sporting enthusiasts who plan on swimming a mile for charity. Vivienne Williams will be seen in action at the Sanlam Cape Mile in support of the Philippi Children’s Centre’s ‘Learn-to-Swim’ ...

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Ocean Heroes rock Durban beaches

Paul Van Achterbergh

The ADreach Ocean Heroes series rocked North Beach with some exciting racing, when some of the best ocean athletes came into town for an all-out battle of the endurance, speed and skill. The waves were small, approximately two to three foot, however the wind and the long distances made for tough racing. The race format, which included a 1.6km ocean ...

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Sanlam Cape Mile entries open

Entries for the Western Cape’s most exciting open water swim, the Sanlam Cape Mile, will open on Saturday, 01 October 2016.  Returning to the majestic Eikenhof Dam at the Grabouw Country Club on Sunday, 19 February 2017 entrants can choose between an exhilarating 1 mile (1.6km) and a refreshing 500m swim.  Seen here:  Myles Brown pipping Chad Ho and Danie Marais to the finish of the 2016 Sanlam Cape Mile.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Entries for the Sanlam Cape Mile, the Western Cape’s most exciting open water swim, will open on Saturday, 01 October 2016. Returning to the majestic Eikenhof Dam at the Grabouw Country Club on Sunday, 19 February 2017 entrants can choose between an exhilarating 1 mile (1.6km) and a refreshing 500m swim. “We are proud to celebrate the Sanlam Cape Mile’s ...

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Back to Back BIG5 Sport Challenge wins for Marais and Steyn

Stuart Marais crosses first

(South Africa, 9 July 2016) There were no surprises at the Momentum Cape Times Knysna Forest Half Marathon, the final event of the BIG5 Sport Challenge, with favourites and defending champions, Stuart Marais and Andrea Steyn taking 1st place in the run and emerging as the overall winners of the 2016 BIG5 Sport Challenge. Just over 7300 athletes braved the cold for the ...

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Zone3 swim wetsuits – now available in South Africa

The Zone3 Victory, Vision and Vanquish wetsuit

South Africa’s very own Olympic star, Richard Murray, knows that every second counts. Lately you might have seen him wearing a Zone3 wetsuit. Surely the reason has to be speed, and nothing else. The same swim wetsuit technology is available to every triathlete in South Africa, right now. Zone3 wetsuits will deliver on race day. It is a proven fact. After ...

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