adventure racing, Merrell Adventure Addicts, Graham Bird, Tatum Prins

Paddling: six things adventure racers need to know

Graham Bird is one of the leading figures in South Africa’s adventure racing world. He has been involved in the sport since 1986, and has been one of South Africa’s top canoeists since the early Nineties. Graham now focuses his energies on competing in adventure racing, trail running, mountain biking, canoeing, and multisport events around the country. He is also the leader of one of the world’s top adventure racing teams, the Merrell Adventure Addicts.

CrossFit, obstacle course racing, CrossFit Games 2017

When CrossFit and obstacle course racing collide

CrossFit and obstacle course racing (OCR) have become two of the world’s fastest growing fitness sports over the last decade. […]
Thomas Van Tonder, OCR, The Warrior Race, obstacle course racing, running. strength

Thomas van Tonder: what it takes to be an OCR champion

Have you ever seen Thomas van Tonder blaze his way through an obstacle course? Every movement seems effortless and […]


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Cape Trail Clinic 2017

November 11, 2017 – November 12, 2017

Enjoy two days of trail running insights and fun with the TRAIL magazine team and collaborators! Eight speakers take your training to new levels at Cape Trail Clinic, presented by Brooks Running and RUN Specialist Store.

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    9 Peaks Challenge, Team Nevarest, trail running, Greg Avierinos, Ryno Griesel, Ruan van der Merwe

    Dream team conquers South Africa’s nine highest peaks

    The dream team of Greg Avierinos (OCR athlete) Ryno Griesel (ultra trail runner ) and Ruan van der Merwe  (adventure racer) set out at 4am on Wednesday, 23 August. They had a very specific goal – to summit the nine highest peaks of South Africa in the fastest known time. The 9 Peaks Challenge has been around for longer than most people realise. It has been attempted by numerous teams and individuals since the Republic of South Africa went […]

    Canoeing South Africa, Andy Birkett, Hank McGregor, World Marathon Championship

    SA’s paddling giants gear up for World Marathon Championship

    There couldn't have been a better ending to the South African Marathon Team selection campaign. The ICF World Marathon Championship is just under a month away, […]
    Team Cyanosis after completing Raid Gallaecia 2017

    And they’re off! Team Cyanosis gear up to tackle the Cowboy State

    And they’re off! Team Cyanosis has departed to the United States for the Adventure Racing World Championship (ARWC). For the first time in its 16-year […]

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