Tag Archives: Swim

Sisters sign up for Sanlam Cape Mile

Sister, Clarice and Carmen le Roux will be seen in action at the 2016 Sanlam Cape Mile when it returns to the pristine Eikenhof Dam at the Grabouw Country Club (Western Cape) on Sunday, 07 February 2016.  Seen here (from left to right): 
Carmen and Clarice le Roux.

Grabouw (Western Cape) – After taking part in the inaugural Sanlam Cape Mile in February this year, swimming sensations Clarice and Carmen le Roux jumped at the opportunity to sign up for the 2016 event that will take place at the pristine Eikenhof Dam at the Grabouw Country Club (Western Cape) on Sunday, 07 February 2016. The Sanlam Cape Mile ...

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Entries open for Sanlam Cape Mile

Entries are open for the Western Cape’s most exciting open water swim, the Sanlam Cape Mile.  Returning to the Eikenhof Dam at the picturesque Grabouw Country Club on Sunday, 07 February 2016 entrants can choose between an exhilarating
1 mile (1.6km) and a refreshing 500m swim.  Seen here:  Danie Marais claims gold at the inaugural Sanlam Cape Mile at the picturesque Eikenhof Dam (Grabouw Country Club, Western Cape) in 2015.  Marais completed the swim in a well-deserved time of 17 minutes 41 seconds.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Volume Photography

Entries are open for the Western Cape’s most exciting open water swim, the Sanlam Cape Mile. Returning to the Eikenhof Dam at the picturesque Grabouw Country Club on Sunday, 07 February 2016 entrants can choose between an exhilarating 1 mile (1.6km) and a refreshing 500m swim.   “The Sanlam Cape Mile was tremendously well received in its maiden year,” says ...

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50 Iron-Distance Triathlons, 50 States, 50 Days

Lawrence concluded his 50-day journey in his home state of Utah. Photo: Susan Lacke

This article was published by: http://triathlon.competitor.com James Lawrence has crossed his final finish line. James Lawrence emerged from the waters of Wallsburg Bay, shivering and disoriented. “I can’t do this anymore,” he cried. “You don’t have to,” responded one of his friends as he engulfed Lawrence in a blanket and a bear hug. “This is your last swim.” Lawrence mustered a ...

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“Rockman Ultra and Sprint X-Triathlon” 2015

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ROCKMAN Ultra and Sprint X-Triathlon, date set for the 6th December 2015, after a hugely successful 2nd event in 2014, we are extremely excited to announce our awesome new venue: Hero Adventure Park: Heia Safari Ranch. Our ROCKING website is loaded with all the information you need. Go to www.rockmanxtri.co.za Entries will open on the 1st June!! Entries are limited, ...

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XTERRA Réunion, the Promised Land for South Africans!!

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April 26 was the day for XTERRA Réunion and Bradley Weiss was the man to beat. With two victories already on the XTERRA World Tour this year, namely Philippines and Buffelspoort, Bradley dreamt of a third one, and it turned out that way; mission accomplished! “It’s a great thing to win here. I’ve experienced many special things since I arrived ...

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The Durbanville Triathlon – Why it matters

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The Durbanville Triathlon has become an institution in the past few years. The main reason is that traditionally, it was the last triathlon of the season, and maybe it still is. After Ironman and the ITU Cape Town race, this is where all triathletes get together to end the season. If there are other triathlons lurking around, that would be ...

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About the Walkerbay Xtreme weekend

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Hermanus lies along Walker Bay on the south coast of the Western Cape. It is located about 115 km southeast of Cape Town and is connected to the Mother City by the R43 highway (or coastal R44 scenic route) and N2 motorway. The R43 continues to Cape Agulhas, the most southerly point of Africa. Hermanus is 40 km from Gansbaai, ...

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Debruin and Schut claim gold at 10th Midlands Ultra

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A beautiful morning at Midmar Dam greeted the 600 athletes, with no rain insight after constant rain the previous week. The cooler water temperature ensured that wetsuits were used for both events, while the competitors took on the 600m and 1.9km swim courses. 350 athletes in the Sprint race scrambled for the front, with Rory Kaletsch exiting the water first ...

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A Swedish company called Malmsten

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A little bit of background on myself as a reviewer. Currently I swim around 5-10km a week with triathlon being my main sport. I’ve logged a lot of kilometers and tried countless swim products. We have to understand that we all have differently shaped faces and one risk you take when buying online is that you don’t get to try them on. Goggles are designed differently ...

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