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Abu Dhabi International Tri, surfskis and death wishes

Big bike miles for Abu Dhabi – in a boat I’m heading east in March for the Abu Dhabi International Tri (12 March) as a guest of the Abu Dhabi Tourism Board. There are several distance options and as a media invite, I thought I’d show my appreciation and do the long event. There’s bound to be more to write about, at least that’s the theory! It starts with a 3km swim, then a 200km […]

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Postural specifics inherent in Triathletes

Postural specifics inherent in Triathletes The human posture is seen as the base from where one would start with any sports specific analysis. One’s posture is worn day-in day-out, and can’t simply be seen as a garment that can be put on or taken off as we desire. Our posture is affected by our every day life, the lifestyle each person follows and in this case, the sport we partake in.

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This pro’s energy gel mistake

Don’t spike yourself before your race by Hugh Pines South African triathlete Claude Eksteen committed a cardinal triathlon sin at the London round of the ITU triathlon WCS in July 2010. But hey, life is all about learning from our mistakes. 

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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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Become a triathlete this winter

Become a triathlete this winter by Ian Craig Winter is typically a time when most sporting activities SHIFT into reverse GEAR and PLAY SECOND FIDDLE TO the TV and X-box. BUT YOU DON’T HAVE TO ROLL OVER SO EASILY!

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