Tag Archives: Speedo

Swimmers in 280km river adventure to raise awareness

Henko and Andrew

Two extreme athletes are set to swim 280km down the Western Cape’s Berg River in the second stage of a campaign to help raise awareness of SA’s deteriorating waterways. Andrew Chin, 46 and Henko Roukema, 24, will start their epic journey in Speedo costumes, caps and goggles near the town of Franschhoek on Monday, 19 October. They aim to cover ...

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Speedo signs global deal with FINA for Swimming World Cup series


Speedo, the world’s leading swimwear brand, has signed a new contract with the international governing body of swimming, FINA (Fédération Internationale de Natation) to become the Exclusive Swimwear and Swim Equipment Supplier to the FINA Swimming World Cup (SWC) series until 2019. The announcement of the five year agreement with FINA comes further to the success of Team Speedo sponsored ...

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SA swimmers tops in open water globally


Eleven South African men and three women have been ranked by a leading global swimming association as among the top 50 most adventurous male and female open water swimmers in the world. The US-based World Open Water Swimming Association named the following SA men (alphabetically) as among the world’s top 50 “daring, courageous and audacious” open water swimmers: Peter Bales: ...

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Only a (Sanlam) mile away

Danie Marais sprinting his way to victory at the Sanlam Cape Mile.

It was Stillwater Sport that noticed the need for a mass participated open water swim and also picked the ideal location for the inaugural Sanlam Cape Mile Swim at Eikenhof Dam, Grabouw. It turned out to be the perfect day with cool weather and warm water with little wind to speak of. Swimmers came out in massive numbers to take part ...

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