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New Bestmed Cycle4Cansa 50km MTB route unveiled


  Route building on the Bestmed Cycle4CANSA mountain-bike course has been carrying on unabatedly and the result is that the organisation can now proudly announce a new 50km single lap course for the 2019 edition of the popular mountain-bike race at Sun City. The Bestmed Cycle4CANSA, presented by the Optimum Group, takes place on 24 and 25 August this year ...

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SUP paddler appeals to women to enter Push and Pull Paddle


Paarl – As entries pour in for the Bamboo Warehouse Push And Pull Paddle from 9 to 11 August, Sea Point based Stand Up Paddleboard enthusiast Jean Mortlock has had her entry confirmed and is encouraging other women to enter and use the event to celebrate Women’s Day on the first day of the race. Stand Up Paddleboarding, or SUPing ...

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Elevate your style with Puma’s all new LQD cell optic


Cape Town, South Africa, 16 July 2019 – Global sports company PUMA is launching a brand new silhouette called LQD CELL Optic, with all of the benefits of PUMA’s LQD CELL technology: stable cushioning. These kicks put you directly in sight with layers of dynamic colours and a sheer upper wrapped around a  chunky, retro-inspired silhouette. With LQD CELL stable cushioning ...

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Strong SA paddling team for African Games eye Olympic spots


Durban – A strong team of eight paddlers have been selected to represent South Africa at the African Champs in Morocco from 16 to 31 August with a clear view of challenging for Olympic qualifications places that are available. After clearing the precise details with SASCOC, the results required to secure qualification for next year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo through ...

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Paddlers from all over the country will converge on Cradock for the biggest party in paddling!


Event: 2019 Hansa Golden Crisp Fish River Canoe Marathon Championships: 2019 South Africa K2 Marathon Championships Date: 27 & 28 September 2019 Venue: Cradock, Eastern Cape Stages: Day One – Grassridge Dam to below Knutsford Bridge (48km) Day Two – Below Knutsford Bridge to Cradock Sports Complex (36km) Entries: Paddlers can enter for the race here – http://fishmarathon.org.za/?page_id=2880 The 38th ...

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Origin Of Trails Trail Run Entries Now Open

Forming part of the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience, entries are now open for the 2nd annual Origin Of Trails Trail Run that will take place in Stellenbosch on Sunday, 01 December 2019.  Seen here:  Trail running enthusiasts enjoying the action of the inaugural Origin Of Trails Trail Run in 2018.  Photo Credit:  Philip Fyer

Forming part of the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience, entries are now open for the 2ndannual Origin Of Trails Trail Run that will take place in Stellenbosch on Sunday, 01 December 2019.   “Launched in 2018, the Origin Of Trails Trail Run grants trail runners the opportunity to be part of the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience,” says Michael Meyer, ...

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Entries are open for 7th annual Origin Of Trails MTB Experience


Entries are open for SA’s MTB party of the year, the 7thannual Origin Of Trails MTB Experience that will take Stellenbosch by storm on Saturday 30 November 2019 and Sunday 01 December 2019.   “An individual 2-day MTB Experience, the Origin Of Trails reminds mountain bikers why they ride,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director Stillwater Sports. “Instead of racing, entrants are ...

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Great Zuurberg Trek showcased on SuperSport

Prospective participants will get a good idea of what the PwC Great Zuurberg Trek mountain-bike race has to offer when SuperSport broadcasts a highlights package at 8pm on Thursday. The show will be repeated several times until Tuesday. Photo: Zane Schmahl

Mountain bikers interested in tackling next year’s PwC Great Zuurberg Trek will have an opportunity to see what the boutique event offers through a highlights package aired on SuperSport from tomorrow night.   The sixth edition of the three-stage event took place from the Zuurberg Mountain Village, which overlooks Addo just outside Port Elizabeth, in late May.   Prospective participants ...

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Maree rates Jock Classic as one of SA’s premier events

David Maree (front) is relishing the prospect of defending his title when the Takelot Jock Classic road cycling race takes place in Nelspruit in Mpumalanga on Saturday. Photo: Sufiyan Malik (PPS for Professionals)

Defending champion David Maree has the Takealot Jock Classic down as a priority for 2019, describing the three-stage one-day event as one of the premier cycling road races on the South African calendar.   Riding for the Enza team, the 29-year-old cyclist from Fourways in Johannesburg is relishing the challenge presented on Saturday by one of the country’s longest-running events. ...

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