Swimming

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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King Ho eyes 7th Midmar

King of Midmar, Chad Ho, will be up against stiff competition when he vies for his seventh Midmar title at this year’s 43rd Midmar Mile, one of the world’s largest open water swims

King of Midmar, Chad Ho, will be up against stiff competition when he vies for his seventh Midmar title at this year’s 43rd Midmar Mile, one of the world’s largest open water swims. Ho, who has his sights on his seventh crown, will be up against rivals, training partner, Matthew Meyer and the in-form Danie Marais. Last week Ho narrowly lost ...

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Brown, Weber claim gold at Sanlam Cape Mile

Light rain could not deter the excitement felt at the start of the Western Cape’s most exhilarating open water swim, the second annual Sanlam Cape Mile on Sunday, 07 February 2016.  The Men’s Elite Race delivered on its promise with Myles Brown, Chad Ho and Danie Marais fighting it out from start to finish.  Myles Brown was the swimmer to beat completing the 1.6km swim in an impressive time of 17 minutes 56 seconds.  Seen here:  Myles Brown claiming victory on the day.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Grabouw Country Club (Western Cape) – Light rain could not deter the excitement felt at the start of the Western Cape’s most exhilarating open water swim, the second annual Sanlam Cape Mile on Sunday, 07 February 2016. The Men’s Elite Race delivered on its promise with Myles Brown, Chad Ho and Danie Marais fighting it out from start to finish. ...

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SA radio personality Speedo’s up for Sanlam Cape Mile

Well known South African radio personality, Jeremy Harris, is counting down the days to his Sanlam Cape Mile debut that will take place at the picturesque Grabouw Country Club on Sunday, 07 February 2016.

Grabouw (Western Cape) – Well known South African radio personality, Jeremy Harris, is counting down the days to his Sanlam Cape Mile debut that will take place at the picturesque Grabouw Country Club on Sunday, 07 February 2016. “I swam and played water polo at school level,” says Harris. “I’ve also competed in the odd short triathlon, but enjoyed the ...

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