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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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2020 PwC Great Zuurberg Trek

“It’s about meeting new people in the small field, making new friends and enjoying the adventure” – PwC Great Zuurberg Trek co-owner Siska van der Bijl. Photo by Peter Kirk.

Come experience rugged trails, strenuous climbs and epic descents in the 2020 PwC Great Zuurberg Trek. Mountain bikers will be treated to three days of scintillating riding, luxurious Eastern Cape hospitality and the camaraderie of a compact group of like-minded riders. Taking place from 29 to 31 May the race covers a total of 209 kilometres and explores the Zuurberg ...

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Imbuko Giant Seal the PwC Great Zuurberg Trek Title in Style

The men’s general classification podium. From left to right: Tyrone White, Andrew Hill, Marco Joubert, Nicol Carstens, Roussouw Bekker and Mark Fourie. Photo by Peter Kirk.

The final day of the 2019 PwC Great Zuurberg Trek, on Sunday 26 May, saw fast and furious racing action unfold through the Hayterdale Trails. All three teams of overnight leaders; Imbuko Giant, Team Garmin and Aspire Livefit/Thule sealed their overall victories, by each claiming their third successive stage victory. It is the young combination of Marco Joubert and Nicol ...

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Captains Confirm PwC Great Zuurberg Trek a Success

Corné Krige rates the event as tough but exceptionally beautiful. Photo by Peter Kirk.

Two former Springbok rugby captains were among the 250 riders who took on the 2019 PwC Great Zuurberg Trek, from the 24thto the 26thof May. The three day mountain bike stage race was held in the Zuurberg Mountains in the Addo region of the Eastern Cape and boasted a blend of serious racing as well as relaxed riding. At the ...

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Hill, Bester overcome glitch to win at Zuurberg

Robyn de Groot (left) and Ariane Luthi cross the line to win the women’s category in the three-day PwC Great Zuurberg Trek mountain-bike race, which finished at Zuurberg Mountain Village at Addo, 70km outside Port Elizabeth, today. Picture: Shayne Minott

Overnight leaders Andrew Hill and Shaun-Nick Bester put the hammer down from the start to surge to stage and overall victory on the final day of the PwC Great Zuurberg Trek mountain-bike race at Addo today.   The TIB-Silverback-Best4Sport team won their second stage of the three-day event at the Zuurberg Mountain Village just outside Port Elizabeth to take the ...

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Woolcock, Kruger secure Zuurberg title at first attempt

Waylon Woolcock (left) and HB Kruger of BCX negotiate a technical section en route to winning the final stage and overall title at the PwC Great Zuurberg Trek mountain bike race outside Port Elizabeth today. Photo: Full Stop Communications

Overnight leaders Waylon Woolcock and HB Kruger completed a clean sweep of stage wins to claim overall honours in the PwC Great Zuurberg Trek mountain bike race outside Port Elizabeth today. The BCX duo had a keen tussle with their rivals on the third and final day to emerge victorious by 20 seconds at the Zuurberg Mountain Village, which is ...

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BCX continue to call the shots at Zuurberg

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Waylon Woolcock and HB Kruger continued to call the shots as they won their second successive stage at the three-day PwC Great Zuurberg Trek mountain bike race outside Port Elizabeth today. Starting and finishing at the Zuurberg Mountain Village near the Addo Elephant National Park, the riders were faced with the 78km queen stage and the BCX pair remained in ...

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Woolcock and Kruger climb to victory on Zuurberg

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Waylon Woolcock and HB Kruger of BCX left their breakaway companions in the dust as they climbed to victory on stage one of the three-day PwC Great Zuurberg Trek mountain bike race outside Port Elizabeth today. The duo’s finishing power on the final ascent was too much for their rivals and, after dislodging them, they were able to cruise home ...

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Hill chases another Zuurberg title

Andrew Hill, riding for TIB Insurance-Momsen Valley Light, will defend his PwC Great Zuurberg Trek title alongside Marco Joubert at the Zuurberg Mountain Village just outside Port Elizabeth at the weekend. Photo: Full Stop Communications

Experienced mountain bike professional Andrew Hill will be banking on a strong partnership with colleague Marco Joubert to try to land another title in the PwC Great Zuurberg Trek this weekend. The Durban-based rider is preparing for a tough weekend of racing in the three-stage event that takes place at the Zuurberg Mountain Village, just outside Port Elizabeth, from Friday. ...

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Competitive De Villiers ready to shine at Zuurberg

Oudtshoorn’s Yolande de Villiers will join forces with George’s Neill Ungerer in the PwC Great Zuurberg Trek mountain bike race at the Zuurberg Mountain Village, near Port Elizabeth, from May 26 to 28. Photo: Warren Elsom

Experienced stage racer Yolande de Villiers is ready to show her competitive side when she joins forces with Neill Ungerer to tackle the PwC Great Zuurberg Trek mountain bike race next week. Despite holding down a fulltime job, the Oudtshoorn rider said she was always focused on getting a podium spot and ready to give it her all when the ...

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