Breaking a sweat for charity

Grabouw — For some entrants it is an adventure, for some it is a tough challenge, a few will find it easy, and a small portion of the competitors will be racing for glory. The reasons for entering the Woolworths X Tri on December 1 are varied, but participants are sure to find out why the event is one of the most popular off-road triathlons in the Western Cape. The scenic Paul Cluver Estate in…

"Breaking a sweat for charity"

X Tri in Grabouw is one of the best

Grabouw — Off-road triathletes are in for a treat at the Woolworths X Tri event on December 1st when they have the opportunity to take part in a “proper” cross triathlon at the beautiful Paul Cluver Estate in Grabouw. The event includes four events with the X Tri and X Tri Lite the main attractions while the #Run4Fun fun run and #WalkForGood hike ensure a full day of activity for the entire family. Besides being…

"X Tri in Grabouw is one of the best"

Visser swims to Westcoast Warmwater win

An incredibly fast swim from Rudolf Visser set up a big victory in the Westcoast Warmwater Weekend standard distance triathlon at the West Coast National Park on Saturday. After destroying the competition in the 1,5km opening leg of the event, Visser saw his lead reduced but was still able to record a convincing five-minute win over Manfred Wiehahn. The 1,5km-swim, took place in the Langebaan Lagoon while the 40km-ride and 10km-run were held in the…

"Visser swims to Westcoast Warmwater win"

Westcoast Warmwater kicks off tri season

As the Rugby World Cup kicks off so the Western Cape triathlon season gets underway with the popular Westcoast Warmwater Weekend triathlon and open-water swim taking place at the beautiful West Coast National Park on Saturday and Sunday. In the first event of the new Western Cape season, triathletes will be testing their early-season form on Saturday in either the standard distance format (1500m swim, 40km ride, 10km trail run) or over the sprint distance…

"Westcoast Warmwater kicks off tri season"

A beautiful birthday triathlon

One of Cape Town’s “old favourite” multi-sport events takes place at the beautiful Langebaan Lagoon this weekend when the West Coast Warmwater Weekend triathlon and open-water swim returns to the West Coast National Park. In the first event of the new season, triathletes will be testing their form on Saturday in either the standard distance format (1500m swim, 40km ride, 10km trail run) or over the sprint distance (750m, 20km, 5km), while open water swimmers…

"A beautiful birthday triathlon"

Schoeman cruises to SA Tri title

It was no surprise when Henri Schoeman completed a start-to-finish victory in the King Price SA Triathlon Championships and Durban Premium African Cup on the Durban beachfront on Sunday, March 24. As expected for a swimmer who regularly leads international events out the water, the Rio Olympic silver medallist was over a minute quicker than any of his rivals in the opening 400m swim leg and then held his lead throughout the rest of the…

"Schoeman cruises to SA Tri title"