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Runners overcome treacherous conditions at powertraveller 4 Peaks Mountain Challenge presented by Salomon

Runners during the 4 Peaks Mountain Challenge presented by Salomon - Kolesky/Nikon/Lexar

Gale force overnight winds gave way to rain and single-figure temperatures as 280 brave runners lined-up at Moolmanshoek for the Powertraveller 4 Peaks Mountain Challenge presented by Salomon, on Saturday 9 August 2014. Fast racing despite tough conditions A staggered start (to prevent bottlenecks on the tight mountain trails) of four seeded batches, saw the A bunch depart before sunrise ...

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A weight off my mind

Kelly in action at the Warm Water Weekend

In the last few weeks, people who really shouldn’t feel any right to comment, have told me I ‘look heavy’. Then back-tracked, and said, ‘strong’. And then other people have said ‘you look lean -you’ve been training hard’. I find these comments hard to ignore sometimes. Triathletes, like cyclists, are on the whole, obsessed with weight. Whether you are at ...

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SA Long Distance Triathlon Championships

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The SA Long Distance Triathlon Championships (hosted by Damian Bradley – Midlands Ultra) will take place on the 1st March 2015. A qualification event for team selection will take place on the 29/30th November 2014 (hosted by Damian Bradley – Midlands Ultra) under  the conditions below: *        Athletes can apply for team selection using the 29/30th November ...

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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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