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Tips for Duesouth XTERRA Knysna

Tips for Duesouth XTERRA Knysna by Deon Braun First thing you should know is that it’s the only XTERRA in South Africa without a swim. The usual format is swim-MTB-run. Knysna’s event is run-MTB-run. The transition on the sublimely-named Field of Dreams is on the lee-side of the hill but it can get cold if the wind is pumping. 1. Team up. Even if you’re not a multisporter or particularly fit, a team is a […]

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Stellenbosch is multisport’s Mecca

The Bosch is Boss by Dan Hugo Between December and March, Stellenbosch rumbles with European multisport talent, basking in sunshine at the foot of the Helderberg Mountains. The pilgrimage is now status quo for the summer here, but their presence reminds me how The ‘Bosch is a privileged little gem, and anything but ordinary.

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Peparing for your first multi-day adventure race

Seven steps to the big time Lisa de Speville The multi-day adventure racing scene in South Africa has slowed to a stumble over the last two years; yet sprint races, which strictly speaking are not adventure races, have flourished. I’ve always believed that if you give people an easier option they’ll take it.

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