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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. Attracting only the toughest athletes with exceptional durability and navigational skills, the event permits a maximum of 45 entries each year. In an attempt to cover the approximate 110km straight line distance in the fastest possible time, paragliders, trail runners and mountain bikers raced from the Border Post on Oliviershoek Pass to the Mountain Splendour Eco Resort in Champagne Valley. […]

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Burry Stander killed in road accident

South African mountain biking loses its brightest star Reigning Absa Cape Epic champion Burry Stander died tragically at the age of  25 on 3 January 2013. Stander was killed in a collision with a taxi whilst training outside Port Shepstone on the KZN South Coast, South Africa.

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