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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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Canyon Topeak and dormakaba Wrap-Up Tankwa Trek Titles

Image from stage 3 of the 2018 Momentum Health Tankwa Trek presente by Biogen captured by Zoon Cronje from www.zcmc.co.za

The third and final stage of the Momentum Health Tankwa Trek, presented by Biogen, was won by Nicola Rohrbach and Daniel Geismayr (Centurion Vaude by Goldwurst Power), and Yolande de Villiers and Mariske Strauss (Silverback Volvo OMX); but despite a tense moment for the leading women neither the pink or yellow jerseys changed hands. No mountain biking fan can argue ...

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Follow & Watch the Tankwa Trek Live

The iconic ascent of the Merino Monster, on Stage 2, is the race’s ultimate proving ground. Photo by Zoon Cronje.

The 2018 Momentum Health Tankwa Trek, presented by Biogen, gets underway this Friday and cycling fans will be able to follow the action live throughout as some of the world’s best mountain bikers race for stage and general classification honours. The event will boast live coverage on Twitter, with highlights on Facebook and YouTube for the first two stages, there ...

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Boutique Cape races go ahead despite water crisis

Race organisers ASG Events have given cyclists an assurance that the Liberty Winelands Encounter from April 13 to 15 will go ahead as planned despite the water crisis in the Western Cape. Photo: Ewald Sadie

Race organisers ASG Events have assured riders that, despite the crippling drought in the Western Cape, the Bestmed Tour of Good Hope and the Liberty Winelands Encounter will go ahead as planned.   The Tour of Good Hope takes place near Paarl from March 5 to 9, while the mountain-bike event, also in the Cape Winelands, will be held from ...

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Fairtree Simonsberg Contour trail run kicks off stage race season

Pre-entries for the Fairtree Simonsberg Contour Trail Run Stage Race, which kicks off the annual trail race season this weekend, will close at midnight on Wednesday, 7 February.  More than 400 runners have already entered for the two-day event that will start and finish at the Dirtorpia Trail Centre just outside of Stellenbosch on 10 and 11 February 2018.

Pre-entries for the Fairtree Simonsberg Contour Trail Run Stage Race, which kicks off the annual trail race season this weekend, will close at midnight on Wednesday, 7 February.  More than 400 runners have already entered for the two-day event that will start and finish at the Dirtorpia Trail Centre just outside of Stellenbosch on 10 and 11 February 2018.   ...

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Kruger, Marais set early pace in TransCape

Photo 3 Mari du Toit and Janine Muller LR

HB Kruger and Stuart Marais delivered a strong statement as they led the field home in the opening stage of the Liberty TransCape MTB Encounter today.   The ASG-Ellsworth outfit drew first blood in the 614km seven-day race between Knysna and La Couronne Wine Estate in Franschhoek, but Kruger was quick to acknowledge they still had a long way to ...

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Kruger, Marais consolidate top spot in TransCape

Photo 3 Janine Muller and Mari du Toit LR

HB Kruger and Stuart Marais consolidated their overall lead after breaking away on Outeniqua Pass and racing to their second consecutive stage win in the Liberty TransCape MTB Encounter today.   The 86km second stage took riders from Wilderness to Mossel Bay and also included two other mountain passes at Silver River and Kaaimansgat.   Riding together for the first ...

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Visually Impaired Athletes set to take on the 2018 Discovery Triathlon World Cup Cape Town

Cornelia Liebeneberg

30 January 2018, Cape Town. The Discovery Get Active Weekend which takes place on February 10 and 11, brings together elite athletes and sport enthusiasts alike to experience an exciting weekend of swimming, cycling and running in the scenic Mother City. This year, seven visually impaired athletes and their guides will take part in the Discovery Triathlon World Cup on ...

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