Tag Archives: Linda Scattolin

Rugby players die in Western Cape bus accident

March 7, 2015  Two rugby players and a supporter were killed and 26 others injured in a bus accident in the Western Cape on Saturday morning. The accident occurred along the Franschhoek Pass after the bus driver apparently swerved to avoid hitting two cyclists on the road. Latest details have been confirmed that three men have been killed after the ...

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Finding the words – Linda Scattolin

Written by Caroline Koll, South African Pro Triathlete and friend. It is a very heavy heart that has brought me to write this post. I am filled with sadness, as I have to come to terms that despite all our efforts, my friend Linda was turned off life support this morning and passed away. I hope to find the right ...

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International triathlete lost her courageous fight after a tragic cycling accident

The Triathlon world lost one of its brightest stars last night. After a terrible accident that happened last weekend just outside Stellenbosch on the Franschhoek Pass, two international triathletes, training for the Standard Bank Ironman 2015, were run over by a bus when it lost control. According to witnesses, the bus was speeding out of control before it rolled over the ...

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International Triathlon community reach out to FiXi and Edith.

This weekend, tragedy struck two Italian Triathletes on the Franschoek Pass, South Africa. Edith Niederfriniger and Linda Scattolin was on a training ride near Stellenbosch when they suffered serious injuries when a over turned bus crashed into them on March 7. The two women were riding down the Villiarsdorp side of the mountainous Franschhoek Pass when a bus carrying a ...

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