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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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Sanlam Cape Mile attracts a top field of female triathletes

Reigning XTERRA World and XTERRA South African Champion, Flora Duffy will be seen in action at the 2016 Sanlam Cape Mile at the Grabouw Country Club on Sunday, 07 February 2016.  Seen here:  Flora Duffy in action at the 2015 Fedhealth XTERRA South African Championship that was held in Grabouw.  Photo Credit:  Volume Photography

Grabouw (Western Cape) – The second annual Sanlam Cape Mile has attracted the attention of a number of top local and international triathletes including the likes of Marie Rabie (South African Olympian), Lisa Nordén (Swedish Olympic silver medalist 2012), Jodie Stimpson (British 2014 Commonwealth Games Gold Medalist) and Flora Duffy (Bermudan Olympian/reigning XTERRA World and XTERRA South African Champion). “The ...

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Give the gift of swimming these holidays

Speedo Christmas AD-Give-the-gift-of-swimming

Speedo SA has invited swimmers to exchange their old goggles for a 25% discount voucher on a new pair at selected stores across the country and help make a difference to disadvantaged children. The initiative is part of a global Speedo campaign, inspiring people to consider Speedo products as a meaningful gift this holiday season. “Swimming means more to people ...

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Marais, Brown and Ho ready for Sanlam Cape Mile rematch

Swimming sensations Danie Marais, Myles Brown and Chad Ho will return to the scenic town of Grabouw on Sunday, 07 February 2016 where they’ll battle it out for the title of Sanlam Cape Mile Champion.
Seen here:  Danie Marais pips Myles Brown to the finish of the 2015 Sanlam Cape Mile.  Photo Credit:  Volume Photography

Grabouw (Western Cape) – Swimming sensations Danie Marais, Myles Brown and Chad Ho will return to the scenic town of Grabouw on Sunday, 07 February 2016 where they’ll battle it out for the title of Sanlam Cape Mile Champion. The inaugural Sanlam Cape Mile held earlier this year was action packed with Marais, Brown and Ho swimming neck on neck ...

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Sisters sign up for Sanlam Cape Mile

Sister, Clarice and Carmen le Roux will be seen in action at the 2016 Sanlam Cape Mile when it returns to the pristine Eikenhof Dam at the Grabouw Country Club (Western Cape) on Sunday, 07 February 2016.  Seen here (from left to right): 
Carmen and Clarice le Roux.

Grabouw (Western Cape) – After taking part in the inaugural Sanlam Cape Mile in February this year, swimming sensations Clarice and Carmen le Roux jumped at the opportunity to sign up for the 2016 event that will take place at the pristine Eikenhof Dam at the Grabouw Country Club (Western Cape) on Sunday, 07 February 2016. The Sanlam Cape Mile ...

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Swimmers in 280km river adventure to raise awareness

Henko and Andrew

Two extreme athletes are set to swim 280km down the Western Cape’s Berg River in the second stage of a campaign to help raise awareness of SA’s deteriorating waterways. Andrew Chin, 46 and Henko Roukema, 24, will start their epic journey in Speedo costumes, caps and goggles near the town of Franschhoek on Monday, 19 October. They aim to cover ...

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A tremendous prize purse increase announced for Sanlam Cape Mile

The Western Cape’s most exciting open water swim, the Sanlam Cape Mile will boast with a tremendous prize purse increase of R90 000, taking the 2016 prize purse to a total of R140 000.  Seen here:  Swimmers in action during the inaugural event in 2015.  Photo Credit:  Volume Photography

The Western Cape’s most exciting open water swim, the Sanlam Cape Mile will boast with a tremendous prize purse increase of R90 000, taking the 2016 prize purse to a total of R140 000. Taking place at the pristine Eikenhof Dam at the Grabouw Country Club (Western Cape) on Sunday, 07 February 2016, the Sanlam Cape Mile is an exciting open water ...

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Introducing Garmin’s first heart rate monitors for use underwater The HRM-Tri and HRM-Swim

Swim Heart Rate Strap

  Garmin Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd., announced two new heart rate monitors, the HRM-Tri and HRM-Swim, designed for underwater use. The HRM-Tri and HRM-Swim are compact and comfortable heart rate monitors and designed to create minimal drag through the water so triathletes and swimmers can take their training to the next level. They are able to store up to 20 ...

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