Tag Archives: Swimming

SA businessman overcomes sharks, jellyfish in brutal 58km Hawaii swim

Cape Town businessman Toni Enderli braved over 20 hours in shark infested waters, suffered consistent jellyfish stings and fought a punishing rip tide to conquer one of the world’s harshest ocean swims, the Molokai Channel in Hawaii. Although the channel is 42km wide, Enderli — wearing only a Speedo costume, cap and goggles –covered about 58km due to severe currents ...

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Enduro Hub is the only press release distribution service specifically geared towards the swimming, running, cycling and triathlon industries. It is one of the best sources for endurance sports industry news and announcements. From sponsorship deals and product launches to event details and industry chat, Enduro Hub keeps readers constantly up to date with everything concerning endurance sports. We turned ...

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Brown, Weber claim gold at Sanlam Cape Mile

Grabouw Country Club (Western Cape) – Light rain could not deter the excitement felt at the start of the Western Cape’s most exhilarating open water swim, the second annual Sanlam Cape Mile on Sunday, 07 February 2016. The Men’s Elite Race delivered on its promise with Myles Brown, Chad Ho and Danie Marais fighting it out from start to finish. ...

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Sanlam Cape Mile attracts a top field of female triathletes

Grabouw (Western Cape) – The second annual Sanlam Cape Mile has attracted the attention of a number of top local and international triathletes including the likes of Marie Rabie (South African Olympian), Lisa Nordén (Swedish Olympic silver medalist 2012), Jodie Stimpson (British 2014 Commonwealth Games Gold Medalist) and Flora Duffy (Bermudan Olympian/reigning XTERRA World and XTERRA South African Champion). “The ...

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Marais, Brown and Ho ready for Sanlam Cape Mile rematch

Grabouw (Western Cape) – Swimming sensations Danie Marais, Myles Brown and Chad Ho will return to the scenic town of Grabouw on Sunday, 07 February 2016 where they’ll battle it out for the title of Sanlam Cape Mile Champion. The inaugural Sanlam Cape Mile held earlier this year was action packed with Marais, Brown and Ho swimming neck on neck ...

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Swimmers in 280km river adventure to raise awareness

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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A tremendous prize purse increase announced for Sanlam Cape Mile

The Western Cape’s most exciting open water swim, the Sanlam Cape Mile will boast with a tremendous prize purse increase of R90 000, taking the 2016 prize purse to a total of R140 000. Taking place at the pristine Eikenhof Dam at the Grabouw Country Club (Western Cape) on Sunday, 07 February 2016, the Sanlam Cape Mile is an exciting open water ...

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Introducing Garmin’s first heart rate monitors for use underwater The HRM-Tri and HRM-Swim

  Garmin Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd., announced two new heart rate monitors, the HRM-Tri and HRM-Swim, designed for underwater use. The HRM-Tri and HRM-Swim are compact and comfortable heart rate monitors and designed to create minimal drag through the water so triathletes and swimmers can take their training to the next level. They are able to store up to 20 ...

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