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Dusi Kings 2010

Taking down the Big Guns A skinny multisport kid and a dark horse who never quite cracked it held off a powerhouse combo at this year’s Hansa Powerade Dusi Canoe Marathon. Andrew Birkett and Jason Graham’s victory will be recorded as one of the biggest upsets in the race’s history.

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Chrissie Wellington

Champ with a big heart On 2 January 2010, three months after her record-breaking win in Kona, Chrissie Wellington was bike riding in SUB-ZERO weather near her home in Putney outside London. While most of the northern hemisphere was eating the last of its vast supply of Christmas pudding and keeping warm indoors, she was thinking about Hawaii in October 2010.

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Andrea Steyn magazine interview preview

Steyn Power The 26-year-old physio from Centurion near Pretoria lives and breathes triathlon and duathlon. Her drive and commitment to the sport she loves is quite evident. Running has always been her strength which is not surprising as her father, Karl, was a 400m hurdler and 800m runner at national level. “My determination and ‘vasbyt’ definitely comes from my mother’s side though,” says Steyn. Her parents are currently training for the Argus on a tandem.

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Team Cyanosis

AR blues with Team Cyanosis Everyone in the local adventure racing (AR) family had high expectations for Team Cyanosis at this November’s Adventure Racing World Championships (ARWC) in Portugal. They’re one of South Africa’s premier AR teams, plus they’d raced in the area that ARWC was being held in 2007 and 2008. They finished fifth on both occasions, so a top 10 or even a podium seemed possible. But then disaster struck as Debbie Gerrand […]

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Justin Porteous

Justin Porteous South Africa has a proud tradition in XTERRA and Justin Porteous seems to be continuing this legacy. The 25-year-old Team Jeep athlete took his first strides in the international XTERRA arena with a strong age group podium finish at the XTERRA World Championships in Hawaii.

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