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Wagner inspiration by Stuart Marais


Two days prior to heading to Knysna, I bumped into Chris Wagner at the gym and as usual he and I spent some good time chatting about life, racing and for the most part, me feeding off his positive attitude towards anything and everything. I suggested that Chris, once again, head to Knysna to join us for the Big 5 ...

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Big5 Sport Challenge by Stuart Marais


It was that time of year. A time for family, friends, oysters, wine and plenty hard racing. The Knysna Oyster featival has become a permanent fixture for me and in a little more detail, the Knysna Big 5 Challenge. The event consists of the 5 major events during the oyster festival, namely: 80km mountain bike 1600m lagoon mile swim 14km ...

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Multisport sensation Stuart Marais to defend BIG5 title

Stuart Marais wins XTERRA

Reigning champion Stuart Marais has confirmed that he will defend his BIG5 SPORT CHALLENGE title at the 2015 event in Knysna in July. The BIG5 multi-sport challenge is a highlight on the annual Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival programme, which takes place 3-12 July this year. Stuart was this week given the go-ahead to race after illness and injuries ...

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Marias, Duffy crowned Totalsports Xterra South African Champion

Stuart Marais in action on the day.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Volume Photography

Tension was rife in Grabouw on Sunday, 22 February 2015 when close to 800 eager sports enthusiasts lined up to partake in the multisport event of the year, the TOTALSPORTS XTERRA South African Championship presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT. Forming part of the XTERRA World Tour, competitors stood the chance to qualify for the world championship final in Hawaii later this ...

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Marais, Nienaber victors at IMPI Challenge Cape Town

Seen here: Top SA trail runner Chantel Nienaber claimed a long overdue victory in the women’s IMPI Elite Race at the picturesque Lievland Wine Estate (Stellenbosch) on Sunday, 19 October 2014 in an impressive time of 02hours36minutes23seconds.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Cherie Vale / NEWSPORT MEDIA

The picturesque Lievland Wine Estate (Stellenbosch) was a hub of excitement on Saturday, 18 and Sunday, 19 October 2014 when just over 5500 eager sports enthusiasts and lovers of the outdoors toed the line to partake in the action of the much anticipated IMPI Challenge. Multisport athlete Stuart Marais claimed gold in the men’s IMPI Elite Race with an impressive finishing time ...

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