Tag Archives: OCR

The Beast loses to Jeep Team SA

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PIETERMARITZBURG, 28 FEBRUARY 2017 – On the weekend of the 25th of February, hundreds of OCR athletes participated in Race 8 of The Beast Challenge at the Wedge Outdoor Park in Muldersdrift. Three Jeep Team SA’s athletes raced the relentless top race of the day – the Savage Beast – consisting of 57 obstacles over a 11km trail. They were the ...

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Jeep Warrior is coming to KZN

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Warriors, are you ready? South Africa’s largest, toughest and muddiest obstacle course race is coming to KwaZulu-Natal. Jeep Warrior #4 of the Jeep Warrior Series is taking place at the Sugar Rush Adventure Park in Ballito from 16 – 17 July 2016. Everyone is invited to take part in this epic obstacle course event – all you need is a ...

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Jeep team beat the beast two love in Gauteng

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13 JUNE 2016, JOHANNESBURG – Jeep Team’s Thomas van Tonder and Carina Marx dominated the toughest Beast OCR Challenge yet, with both athletes claiming the respective Men’s and Women’s titles at the event, which took place on Saturday, 11 June, at The Wedge in Muldersdrift, Gauteng. Van Tonder remains unbeaten, having now won all five of The Beast Challenges since the ...

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Jeep Warrior Krugersdorp coming up

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JOHANNESBURG, 13 APRIL 2016 – It’s time to unleash the inner warrior. If you can imagine speeding down giant water slides, swinging from ropes and bars, belly-crawling through mud, running through nature, climbing up and over walls and getting covered head to toe in mud, then hurry and book your spot at the Jeep Warrior Obstacle Course Race, 23-24 April ...

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Obstacle Training Tips – Net Climb

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With the rapid growth of Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) in South Africa and overseas, along with a number of races on the cards for the month of April I thought some of you may enjoy a few tips on how to do some of the obstacles, especially if you’ll be attempting your very first OCR! Good for you! So this ...

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Dominique DOlivera OCR Athlete – My Warrior Race #2

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My Warrior Race #2 started with a near-perfect morning… Good sleep, good breakfast, good coffee, good warm-up, strong injury-free body, positive and calm mind… I felt great! But I have learned that nothing is entirely predictable in Obstacle Course Racing… Not the course, not the obstacles, and certainly not the outcome! I have gone into many races feeling great but ...

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Lagerwey, Nienaber obliterate the field at IMPI Elite race

Just over 4000 adventure seekers gathered at the picturesque Lievland and Warwick Wine Estates in Stellenbosch on Saturday, 17 and Sunday, 18 October 2015 to partake in the finale of the2015 IMPI Challenge presented by Mitsubishi Motors.  Trevor Lagerwey and Chantel Nienaber set the course ablaze on Sunday securing victory in the IMPI Elite Race in impressive times of 01 hour 46 minutes 12 seconds and 02 hours 13 minutes 20 seconds respectively.  Seen here:  Chantel Nienaber in action on the day.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Mark Sampson|THRIBE

IMPI Elite Race Cape Town #2 presented by Mitsubishi Motors Venue:  Lievland and Warwick Wine Estates in Stellenbosch Date:  Sunday, 18 October 2015 Elite Men: 1 Trevor Lagerwey 01:46:12 , 2 Antoine Van Heereden 01:50:06, 3 Chad Gordon 01:54:10, 4 Marlowe Brett 01:54:14, 5 Jeremie Strydom 02:01:41, 6 Robert Shaff 02:06:52, 7. Murray Haw 02:15:11, 8 Nelius Swart 02:17:01, 9 Cyril ...

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OCR Going from strength to strength with the Jeep Warrior Race

Top Warrior Finisher Thomas Van Tonder focusses to get through the obstacle 'Breaking point'

The fledgling sport of Obstacle Course Racing in South Africa has sparked widespread debate regarding the sustainability and future of the sharp end of the sport. At the forefront of the meteoric rise of OCR, the Jeep Warrior Race has been instrumental in guiding it towards a structured, professional sport status. The South African model for OCR was founded around ...

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Exciting racing on the cards at IMPI Challenge GP#2

Greg Avierinos in action at the IMPI Elite Race earlier this year.  Photo Credit:  Erik Vermeulen / Adventure Photos

Hartbeespoort (North West Province) – The IMPI Challenge will head to the picturesque Van Gaalens Cheese Farm one last time in 2015. Taking place on Thursday, 24 September 2015 Elite entrants Claude Eksteen and Greg Avierinos will be vying for the coveted title of IMPI Elite Champion “The atmosphere at every IMPI race is amazing,” says Eksteen. “I really enjoy ...

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A OCR world champs team to be chosen at Jeep Warrior race

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On Sunday, the largest obstacle course race (OCR) on the continent, the Jeep Warrior Race, will announce the six athletes that will represent South Africa at the OCR World Championships on 17 and 18 October in Ohio, USA. The OCR World Championships is the first truly independent global championship for the burgeoning sport of obstacle course racing. The incredible growth ...

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