Swimming

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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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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