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Bryce Viegas interview 2010

Bryce Viegas on the past, present and future of Powerman A Go Multi magazine interview with Bryce Viegas, second at Powerman Malaysia 2009

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Erhard Wolfaardt: Hungry like the Wolf

Hungry like the Wolf Former Grey College student Erhard Wolfaardt has had a meteoric rise to the top of local triathlon, dominating the last two seasons of the BSG Energade Series and winning the SA and African Champs for the last two years.

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Grant van der Walt interview

Grant van der Walt Varsity College student, double world champion (2008 and 2009), reformed Gautenger and all-round nice guy Grant van der Walt is enjoying life on the wave of paddling in his city of choice, Durban.

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Fogg and King slog for a cleaner Dusi

PORTAGING A KAYAK AROUND DANGEROUS SECTIONS OF RIVER is deemed prudent, even if it is a schlep.

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The COOP Girls

UN-COOPED It’s great to see people trying something new outdoors not just for their themselves but for charity too. Cycle out of Poverty (COOP) raised over R162,000 for the Goedgedacht Trust in Riebeek Kasteel during their four-day mountain bike ride to the area from Durbanville. After training by Cape Epic rider Ann Harrison, 30 women set out on the trip of a lifetime at the end of 2009.

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Craig Alexander

Crowie, Man of Iron Winning the Ironman World Championships is one thing; winning it back to back is something so extraordinary that only a handful of athletes have managed to do it in the history of the sport. Australian Ironman pro Craig Alexander is one such man. Did we mention that he also won five Ironman 70.3 races this year?

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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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