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CSA’s strategy for winning juniors

CSA’s strategy for winning juniors Cycling South Africa’s long-term high-performance plan, formulated with the aim of preparing the country’s most talented young cyclists to be able to win World Championship and Olympic medals within the next six years, took another important step this week when a National Junior Men’s Road team was named to compete in Europe. Six riders have been selected by Cycling South Africa (CSA) to compete in national team colours at a […]

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A wet SPUR adventure

A wet SPUR adventure Lisa de Speville On Saturday 24 April the fifth annual Gauteng SPUR Adventure event, one of four in the Series, was held at the Groenkloof Nature Reserve in Pretoria. Despite Friday being an absolutely perfect day, the expected cold front moved in bringing with it cold, cloud and rain from Friday evening and all the way through the weekend. As such, the SPUR Adventure was a wet, wet, wet (and muddy) […]

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Tissink takes second IMSA title

Tissink takes second IMSA title The sixth edition of the Spec-Savers Ironman South Africa proved to be one of the most exciting and riveting races Port Elizabeth has ever witnessed and was duly topped off with local hero, Raynard Tissink, winning in South Africa for the second time. It was a most satisfying race for Germany’s Sonja Tajsich as she went up a notch this year to better her second place finish and surge towards […]

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PRO launches Mark Cavendish Star Series

PRO introduces the Vibe Sprint “Mark Cavendish Star Series” handlebar and stem: a no-compromise cockpit for the most demanding and victorious sprinter in the peloton. Cavendish (Team HTC-Columbia) is very particular about the technical details of his bike and the bar and stem are a major focus in this. Besides the functionality, Mark was also very keen on the final design of “his” cockpit. After all, the products are bearing his name… Stem The stem-body […]

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Big Names Line Up For Juicy Lucy Classic

Some of South Africa’s best mountain bikers will be competing this Sunday (25 April) at the Juicy Lucy Classic – including last year’s winner Andrew Hill, KwaZulu-Natal’s top junior rider Luke Roberts and Sara Scott, the current leader in the KwaZulu-Natal Multi Sport Series.  Leading riders Craig Paul and Brendon Davids have also confirmed their spots at the start. Last year’s winner, Andrew Hill, said he would definitely be out to defend his position when […]

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Rising stars set to shine at SA Schools Sprint Champs

Following on from the past weekends blistering racing at the SA Sprint Kayaking Championships, this weekends 16th Annual SA Schools Sprint Kayaking Championships looks set to excite. This weekend’s sprint action will take place, once again, at one of the most picturesque sprint venues in the country, Nagle dam, located just outside of Pietermaritzburg in KwaZulu-Natal. In the boys racing this weekend, athletes to watch include Maritzburg College sprint stars Dewald Hattingh and Blaine Beresford, […]

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Organisers extend closing date for Dunlop Surfski World Cup

Organisers of the 2010 Dunlop Surfski World Cup have agreed to extend the closing date for normal entries by a week to cater for the paddlers caught off guard by the rescheduled date of the race. The FIFA Soccer World Cup forced the organisers of the Dunlop Surfski World Cup Durban to move the event seven weeks earlier to Sunday 16 May this year, and in the process shifted the usual one month entry deadline […]

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Caveman wins inaugral Garmin West Coast WWW

Conrad ‘The Caveman’ Stoltz was the winner of the inaugural Garmin West Coast Warm Water Weekend (WWW), held in the West Coast National Park in Langebaan this past weekend. The Garmin WWW is an invitation-only event held over two days and includes a triathlon, mountain bike trail, kayaking and a wide range of outdoor family-oriented activities.

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Laureus teams up with triathlon

Laureus sporting legends Edwin Moses and Layne Beachley were joined by many of the world’s leading triathletes in Sydney over the weekend to celebrate a ground-breaking new link-up with the sport which will benefit disadvantaged young people around the world.

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McDougall takes inaugural SA Schools Surfski Champs title

A stellar evening of paddling ended on a high with Matt Bouman and Michelle Eder taking home the overall Varsity College Marine Surfski Series title, whilst youngster Terry McDougall walking away with the inaugural Varsity College SA Schools Surfski Championship.

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