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Team Cyanosis: nine winning lessons from Expedición Guaraní

Team Cyanosis sent a strong message to the adventure racing world when they won Paraguay’s Expedición Guaraní (an Adventure Race World Series qualifier) in March 2017 by an incredible margin of 12 hours. After 107 hours of navigating, trekking, abseiling, mountain biking, and kayaking through some of the world’s toughest terrain, they were one of just six teams to complete the full course out of a field of 23 starters!

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Sub-8 hour barrier broken at IRONMAN South Africa 2017

The IRONMAN African Championship took place in Nelson Mandela Bay yesterday, 2 April. There are few words that could describe the atmosphere in Port Elizabeth as over 15,000 people took to the streets to display their support. PRO competitor Susie Cheetham (UK) summed up the vibe perfectly when she mentioned finding the continuous ‘braai’ aroma for course of the event very distracting!

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#GOGREEN, go green, Wildlands, Old Mutual, Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon

Endurance events to #GOGREEN

Old Mutual has teamed up with Wildlands to upcycle the waste after the OMTOM into “green” desks for school children.

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The X-Berg Challenge 2017: run, mountain bike and paraglide

The annual X-Berg Challenge is a unique multi-day adventure race that took place in the Drakensberg from 2-4 March 2017.

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Mudman Hermannsburg 2017 results

Mudman Hermannsburg 2017 results

Congrats to everyone who took part in the 2017 Mudman Hermannsburg on 2 February. Also view images of some of the competitors on our Facebook page.

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Chris Bertish has passed the halfway point on his Transatlantic SUP Crossing. photo: Alan van Gysen

Chris Bertish passes halfway on Transatlantic SUP Crossing

Chris Bertish is officially directly north of South America and now more than halfway through his monumental solo, unsupported, open ocean expedition, on the Transatlantic SUP Crossing, presented by Carrick Wealth. On Friday 27 January 2017, Chris Bertish, internationally acclaimed speaker, big wave surfer and Guinness SUP World Record Holder, reaches the monumental 34°W mark, in the Atlantic Ocean, bringing him in line with the easternmost point of the mainland of South America, in his […]

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Team Sanlam Painted Wolf ARWS 2016

Team Sanlam Painted Wolf fourth at 2016 Adventure Racing World Series

  South Africa’s Team Sanlam Painted Wolf have placed fourth place in the stacked ARWS – Adventure Racing World Series after a gruelling 627km! They crossed the finish line in fourth place just before 8am on Monday, producing the best result for a South African team. The team, which consists of Knysna brothers and business owners Mark Collins (47) and John Collins (42), Cape Town paediatrician Dr Andre Gie (34) and Stellenbosch engineer Robyn Owen […]

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Van Tonder and Marx in Warrior Mode ahead of OCR World Champs

In less than a month the world’s top OCR athletes will fight it out at the third OCR World Championships from 14-16 October 2016 at the Blue Mountain Resort, Toronto in Ontario, Canada. Jeep Team athletes, Thomas van Tonder and Carina Marx, have qualified and are in full Warrior mode ahead of the champs. Both Van Tonder and Marx were on fire at the recent Battlerush OCR fundraiser, a gruelling OCR Training event designed to push athletes […]

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Rhino Peak Challenge needs you

South African trail runners, adventure enthusiasts and conservationists will join forces on World Rhino Day (22 September) for the second edition of the Rhino Peak Challenge.
The goal is to contribute towards the conservation of three critically endangered species in South Africa – the black (or hook-lipped) rhino, the white (or square-lipped) rhino, and the bearded vulture.

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Clemengold Wolkberg Trail Run 2016 impresses (again)

Wolkberg took place on 6 and 7 August 2016 and attracted a strong contingent of athletes including two-time winner Bennie Roux, Lesotho Mountain Challenge 2015 ladies winner Marzelle van der Merwe, SA Skyrunning Series competitor Stewart Chaperon, KPMG elite women’s runner Marcelle Coetzee, and regular podium finisher, Edwin Sepisi, all competing in the event that was recently inducted into the Skyrunner Series.

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