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Unbreakable: The indomitable spirit of Ironman Alwyn Uys
Sometimes life deals you a poor hand. While some people choose to fold their cards and wallow in pity about their bad luck, others stay in the game, playing the cards they’re dealt as best they can. When Alwyn Uys regained consciousness on the side of the road after... Read more
Endurance sports goes virtual in the age of coronavirus
If there’s one thing athletes miss most during the lockdown – other than the ability to head out on training runs and rides – is the thrill, challenge and camaraderie of racing. With all major sporting and mass participation events postponed or cancelled for the foreseeable future, many athletes... Read more
IRONMAN African Championship ranked as top global race by participants
A new survey reveals that you don’t have to travel overseas to participate in one of the best IRONMAN triathlons on earth. The Biogen-fuelled IRONMAN African Championship earned a coveted spot in the 2019 IRONMAN Athletes’ Choice Awards, with the spectacular route and crowd support major highlights for competitors.... Read more
[MARCH] Standard Bank IRONMAN African Championship South Africa
Date: POSTPONED UNTIL 15 NOVEMBER 2020 Nelson Mandela Bay in the Eastern Cape once again hosts Africa’s most renowned triathlon. An IRONMAN Championship race that pulses with South African spirit, experience the breathtaking courses and feverish support at this postcard-perfect beachside destination. This race offers 75 qualifying slots for... Read more
[DEC] 2019 Sabrina Love Ocean Challenge
Dates: 27-30 December 2019 This year, the Sabrina Ocean Love Challenge will take place in Plettenberg Bay over three days, across 11 events. Come and experience the magic and join participants in what promises to be loads of fun in the sun. Entrants can set up a Support-A-Star profile... Read more
[OCT] Torpedo Moon SwimRun
Date: 27 October 2019 Sign up for Jozi’s first SwimRun. Run and swim through the beautiful Cradle Moon Lakeside Game Lodge in Muldersdrift. The event is a blue-graded Torpedo race, which means it’s individual with wetsuits optional, but it is highly advised to unzip them on the hot run... Read more
Local entrepreneur and mother of two shows that anything is possible
With 1 800 women competing across this year’s IRONMAN South Africa triathlons – 200 more than in 2017 – there is no doubt that female participation is on the rise. One of these courageous athletes is local entrepreneur and mother of two, Amanda Shaw, who is living proof that... Read more
Meyer & Cannon win, Hobbo finishes Standard Bank IRONMAN 70.3 Durban
Perfect race conditions greeted triathletes on Sunday morning as they prepared to take on the 2019 Standard Bank IRONMAN 70.3 Durban. Athletes started off the swim in calm conditions with the water temperature reaching 21.7 degrees, and the air temperature at 14.7 degrees at the start of the race... Read more
International athletes dominate Standard Bank Ironman African Championship
The Standard Bank Ironman African Championship was off to a spectacular start early on Sunday morning, 7 April, at Nelson Mandela Bay’s Hobie Beach. The cannon fired at 06:30 am and top pro male athletes took to the water. The swim was shortened 1.6km swim due to rough sea... Read more
Inspirational amputee athlete lines up at Ironman African Championship this weekend!
The story of Xolani Luvuno, a 34-year-old amputee who has gone from being high on the street drug Nyaope to being high on life, has captured the hearts of the nation. His determination, courage and willpower show South Africa that achieving the impossible, is possible with the right amount... Read more