Triathlon

Schoeman gearing up for exciting 2021 season

South Africa’s premier triathlete and Elite Athlete Development Programme star Henri Schoeman (pictured) is looking forward to competing on the international stage again ahead of the Tokyo Olympic Games in July. Photo Supplied Durban – South African triathlon star and Elite Athlete Development Programme member Henri Schoeman is keen to get himself back to international competition as he builds up ...

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South Africa’s Finest Head toward the Eastern Cape

Eastern Cape, GQEBERHA: Swimmers from around the country will head down to Africa’s water sports capital for the continent’s toughest Indian Ocean swim this weekend Pollok Beach will play host to the Jendamark Bellbuoy Challenge when South Africa’s best swimmers descend to take part in the annual race. Swimmers will start in front of Summerstrand Lifesaving club and swim out ...

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Sawyer, Cooke take Peoples triathlon title

Photo Credit: Richard Pearce Photography A small but competitive field gathered for the first St Francis half ironman distance race this past Sunday.  With a pristine venue and perfect conditions for the start, it was race favourite Keegan Cooke who dominated from the outset as he produced a near flawless performance to take the title.  His counterpart, Mariella Sawyer, came ...

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Quenet and Heywood dominate HI-TEC Walkerbay Xtreme triathlon

Nicholas Quenet and Cristina Heywood won the Hi-Tec Walkerbay Xtreme Triathlon in Hermanus in convincing fashion on Sunday. The sold-out triathlon event was part of the Hi-Tec Walkerbay Xtreme (WBX) adventure sports festival that started on Friday. Quenet won the race consisting of a 600m swim, 23.7km cycle and 5.6km road run in 1:04.07. Heywood’s winning time was 1:20.24. Michael ...

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Matt Trautman Wins Back 2 Back Pura Soda Race2Stanford

On Saturday 10 November the 2nd annual Pura Soda Race2Stanford took place between Hermanus and Stanford in the popular Overberg, just an hour from Cape Town Airport. The athletes and their families descended upon the famous and historic sea and riverside towns just as the whales are in season and the summer holidays beckon. The R2S half iron distance triathlon ...

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Pura Soda Race2Stanford gearing up for an even better Western Cape Triathlon

In November 2017, one of the oldest towns in South Africa hosted the inaugural Pura Soda Race2Stanford half iron distance triathlon with great success. The inaugural race attracted elite local triathletes including Matt Trautman, Stuart Marais, JP Burger, World Multisport champion Robyn Owen, Kelly van der Toorn and Vicky Van der Merwe.   On the 10th November 2018 Bravo, the ...

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Croatia’s Best-Kept Triathlon Secret: Dugi Otok’s Triathlon Long Island Embraced by Nature

With its calm turquoise waters and a host of islands, each with its own identity and idiosyncrasies, Croatia is one of the coming and still undiscovered Europe’s triathlon destinations. The inaugural Triathlon Long Island will take place on September 23, 2018 in Dugi Otok island (Croatian for “Long Island”, Italian: Isola Lunga), in the Adriatic Sea in the beautiful Croatia ...

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Ultra Triathlon Series heads to Joburg

B-Active Sports, the owners and organisers of the National Ultra Triathlon Series, are proud to announce the launch of the MiWaylife Joburg Ultra triathlon, which will take place on the 2nd of December 2018 at the Cradle Moon resort.   “The launch of this exciting new event for the Gauteng athletes comes after careful consideration of where the triathlon market ...

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Ironman Champion Stuart Marais defends his title at 2018 West Coast WarmWater Weekend

The picturesque West Coast National Park played host once again to a sold out West Coast WarmWater Weekend powered by MiWayLife, where Ironman 70.3 Champion Stuart Marais came back to defend his 2015 title. Saturday comprised of a sprint and standard distance triathlon, which saw farm boy Stuart Marais  win the standard/long triathlon in a time of 02:05:41 The dream conditions for any ...

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