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Ultra-Trail Cape Town storms South African offroad running scene

We designed all three routes to have as much variety as possible. This could only be achieved by tying together a complex network of jurisdictions, private property owners and city/national parks land. With Cape Town being one of these unique cities, where you cannot divorce the natural landscape from the urban environment, I felt it was important for each route to weave together the city’s cultural, social and natural heritage.

  In just less than three months, the iconic Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa will play host to a brand new ultra-trail running event on the South African racing calendar. Much anticipation is building amongst the local and international trail running communities as entries for the inaugural Ultra-Trail Cape Town (UTCT) continue to pour in since having been ...

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South African Skateboard Federation announces formation

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The establishment of the South African Skateboarding Federation (SASF) this week will assist in governing and managing the rapidly growing skateboarding community in South Africa.  Key local skateboarding groups such as The National Skate Collective, SAGRA, Africa Skate and community-based street skateboarding structures formed part of the process. Under the interim chairmanship of Capetonian Marco Morgan, the SASF will provide ...

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If it’s too hot then get out of the kitchen…

Celebrity chef, David Higgs will be taking on the challenge in 2014

The age-old expression, “If it’s too hot then get out of the kitchen” doesn’t ring true for celebrity chef David Higgs, but he will find almost any other excuse to get out on his mountain bike. “It’s my escape, my time to recharge and relax,” says South Africa’s 2013 chef-of-the-year. “I love it, I particularly enjoy the stage races, not ...

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EnduroHub interviews Kelly Van Der Toorn

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Kelly, to introduce you, I would like to mention your current goal, which is getting in top shape for Ironman World Champs in Kona, Hawaii in October. The South African triathlon fraternity became aware of you when, after a total absence from triathlon, you won your age group at Ironman SA in 2013 and 2014 in stellar finishing times, even ...

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Puma Select store to open in Jozi this August

PUMA is set to stun Jozi fans with exceptional creative designs and exclusive collaborations when it opens PUMA SELECT on the corner of Melle and Juta streets, Braamfontein in August 2014.

  PUMA is set to stun Jozi fans with exceptional creative designs and exclusive collaborations when it opens PUMA SELECT on the corner of Melle and Juta streets, Braamfontein in August 2014. “Following on the success of the PUMA SELECT Store in Cape Town, a global first for the brand, it was logical to explore opportunities in Johannesburg, and what ...

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New Brand Platform Signifies Mission to Become the Fastest Sport Brand in the World

Forever Faster embraces the thrill of being first, the swagger of being the best, and the fun of being able to adapt. It signifies the desire to quickly identify product designs and innovation, trends and style and bring them into the marketplace in a more dynamic manner.  As well as a brand platform, Forever Faster is a company mentality.

Johannesburg, South Africa, 7 August 2014 – PUMA has formally launched its new brand platform, Forever Faster. With the mission to become the Fastest Sport Brand in the World, Forever Faster will be driven through a comprehensive global multi-media marketing campaign that includes a TVC spot featuring some of the World’s finest sporting personalities. Forever Faster recognises athletes who stand ...

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Team Contego’s Bernard Rukadza wins Spur Trail Series

eam Contego's Bernard Rakadaz won the Spur Trail Series with one race left

With three victories from three races Team Contego’s Bernard Rukadza has won the Spur Trail Series even though there is one race left in the series. Rukadza won the races at Paul Cluver (Grabouw) on 20 July, Tygerberg Nature Reserve on 27 July and Paarl this past weekend. The last race is on 16 August in Kleinmond. All the races ...

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SA paddlers assemble in sweltering Russia for 2014 World Champs

Para-canoeist Jono Wing will compete in the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Moscow, Russia this week as part of his build-up towards the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016. - Supplied/
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Moscow – Five of South Africa’s best flatwater sprint paddlers, fronted by Olympic bronze medallist Bridgitte have completed their preparation and have settled into their base in Moscow for this week’s ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships from 6-10 August. Hartley clinched a memorable third place in the women’s K1 500m in London two years ago and the blonde powerhouse will ...

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Another first for Matt Daneel

Matt Daneel crossing the finishline for the victory. Photo credit: Eunice Visagie, Outsider Communications

On the weekend Matt Daneel managed another first in his sporting career when he won the 60km race at Die Burger MTB Challenge held in Stellenbosch. The multisport athlete from Stellenbosch won the race in 2 hours and 42 minutes. Edward Best and Jannes Buys joined him on the podium. “This was my first ever outright moutainbike  victory, and I am ...

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Last chance to cycle for cancer

Mountain bikers and roadies have one last chance to sign up to cycle for cancer before entries for the Powerade Bestmed Lost City Cycle Festival close at 11pm on Tuesday evening. Photo: Jetline Action Photo

Mountain bikers and roadies have one last chance to sign up to cycle for cancer before entries for the Powerade Bestmed Lost City Cycle Festival close at 11pm on Tuesday evening. The 17th edition of the event takes to the roads and offroad trails around Sun City on August 16 and 17. Dubbed “Cycle 4 Cansa”, the proceeds from the ...

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