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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
IRONMAN releases Safe Return to Racing event guidelines
Global triathlon took a major step towards a return to racing after IRONMAN announced its Safe Return to Racing event guidelines. This series of comprehensive operating principles were prepared in accordance with industry standards for open-air mass participation sporting events. Expert input The guidelines are based on standards from... Read more
Local pro triathlete shares his virtual racing experience
Kyle Buckingham is a double Ironman Champion and one of South Africa’s most successful pro triathletes. Based in the spiritual home of local triathlon, Port Elizabeth, Kyle has become renowned the world over for his potent bike leg and his strength on the run. Kyle attributes these strengths to... Read more
IRONMAN racing goes virtual amid Covid-19 pandemic
With IRONMAN 140.6 and 70.3 races around the globe cancelled or postponed, triathletes everywhere are fit, ready and eager to race, but have no outlet to unleash their peak conditioning. Until now, that is. The IRONMAN Group recently launched the IRONMAN Virtual Racing (VR) Series. It will be available... 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
Ironman extends Facebook Watch live coverage in 2020
IRONMAN organisers will continue live event coverage on Facebook Watch via the IRONMAN Now® Facebook page for the third straight year, featuring 19 events from around the world in 2020. As the number of events receiving Facebook Watch live coverage has increased each year, so too have the fans... 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
Standard Bank Ironman 70.3 South Africa
Date: 26 January 2020 Standard Bank IRONMAN 70.3 South Africa, hosted in Buffalo City, East London, is one of the longest-running middle distance races in the country. The event is the official African TriClub Championship and offers 65 qualifying slots for the 2020 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in Taupō,... Read more
Fuel your Ironman 70.3 like James Cunnama
Elite triathlete James Cunnama, who returned to winning ways in 2019 with a win at Ironman France-Nice in June, relies on Biogen’s quality supplements to fuel his racing performances and support his recovery demands. “I was very impressed with the Biogen range after testing their products. The range ticks... Read more
End of an era for Xterra South Africa
After 16 exciting years of off-road triathlon racing, the organizers of Xterra South Africa have announced that the event will not be hosted by Stillwater Sports in 2020. “We’ve had 16 wonderful years of hosting Xterra in South Africa,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director at Stillwater Sports. “A highlight... Read more