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Prochorus and Aitsa! learners excited to take on the 2021 Fedhealth MTB Challenge!

Seen here:  Learners from the Aitsa! After Care Centre at a previous year’s Fedhealth MTB Challenge.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg Learners from Prochorus Community Development and the Aitsa! After Care Centre are eagerly counting down the days to the 6th annual Fedhealth MTB Challenge that will take place at the beautiful Blaauwklippen Wine Estate on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 September 2021. Started in 1996, Prochorus is a community-based organisation that offers sustainable ...

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Birkett and Notten stamp their authority on Breede Marathon

The start of the Breede River Canoe Marathon outside Robertson on Saturday. John Hishin/Gameplan Media Bonnievale – Pre-race favourites Andy Birkett and Nicky Notten took full control of the 2021 Breede River Canoe Marathon by racing away to win the 38 kilometre opening stage from Robertson to Bonnievale on a fast flowing river on Saturday. In their first outing together ...

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Van Heerden and Heath Victorious at the 2021 Hout Bay Trail Challenge

Early overcast conditions cleared as the day progressed making for a perfect day for trail running. Photo by Peter Kirk Media. Pre-dawn showers blew over to provide the Hout Bay Trail Challenge runners with a near perfect day in the mountains which encircle the Cape Town suburb; on Saturday, 4 September. Johardt van Heerden and Kristen Heath proved the fastest ...

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Birkett and Notten bag Breede title on first river race together

Andy Birkett (front) and Nicky Notten race into the finish of the second stage to win the Breede River Canoe Marathon on Sunday. John Hishin/Gameplan Media Swellendam – Andy Birkett and Nicky Notten wrapped up victory at the 2021 Breede River Canoe Marathon on the final stage that saw the leaderboard shaped by drama at the compulsory portage halfway through ...

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2021 TOUR DU CAP LAUNCHED

Road cycling stage racing finally returns to the beautiful cycling roads of the Boland this year in the form of the 4-Day Tour du Cap Stage Race from 2-5 December 2021 in Paarl, encompassing a total distance of 428km and 5090m vertical ascent. The four-day road cycling tour is based in Paarl and limited to 450 riders, split into designated CSA entry ...

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A sublime route experience awaits mountain bikers at the 2021 Fedhealth MTB Challenge!

Seen here:  Dakar Rally Star, Giniel de Villiers (Stellenbosch) in action during a previous year’s Fedhealth MTB Challenge.  Photo Credit:  Jetline Action Photo Stellenbosch’s most iconic mountain biking routes will be on display this coming weekend (Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 September 2021) for mountain bikers of all ages to enjoy when they take on the 6th annual Fedhealth MTB Challenge at the beautiful Blaauwklippen Wine Estate! ...

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Buys, Hill conquer the 2021 Fedhealth Magalies Monster MTB Classic!

Seen here:  Sarah Hill (Bryanston, Gauteng) secured gold in the Marathon/+-65km in a deserving time of 03 hours 31 minutes 11 seconds.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg North-West Province – Philip Buys and Sarah Hill conquered the Fedhealth Magalies Monster MTB Classic on their first attempt at the ATKV Buffelspoort on Saturday 28 August 2021. Celebrating its 18th anniversary on the day, mountain bikers could choose between the Marathon/+-65km,  Half Marathon/+-33km, Fun Ride/+-16km and a 2.5km Kids ...

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Noosi, Bosman claim gold at the 2021 Fedhealth Platinum Trail Run

Seen here:  Charne Bosman in action during the 2021 Fedhealth Platinum Trail Run Long/+-24km Race.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg North-West Province – Teboho Noosi (Maseru, Lesotho) secured his hat-trick victory in the Fedhealth Platinum Trail RunLong/+-24km race that took place at the ATKV Buffelspoort on Sunday 29 August 2021.  Noosi claimed gold in a deserving time of 01 hour 24 minutes 08 seconds, while Charne Bosman (Menlo Park, Pretoria), who made her ...

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Young Guns Upset Experienced Favourites in 2021 Trans Baviaans

Wintergreen-Ciovita Barrier Breakers’s Elrika Harmzen-Pretorius (left) and Leone Verster (right) celebrate their 2021 Trans Baviaans title. Photo by Peter Kirk Media. The 2021 Trans Baviaans was held in unusual conditions, imposed by Covid-19 restrictions, and in difficult weather; on Saturday, 28 August. Teams were able to start, in self-seeded start times, from 05h00 in order to beat the 22h00 curfew. ...

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Maties assault on Breede women’s K2 title

Maties students Shannon Parker-Dennison (left) and Tracey Oellerman will make their debut at the Breede River Canoe Marathon on 4 and 5 September 2021. Supplied/Gameplan Media Robertson – As entries start to pour in for this weekend’s Breede River Canoe Marathon on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 September, the strong entry from Stellenbosch students includes the reunited K2 crew of ...

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