Category: Athletes stories

Dinamic athletes outdoing themselves!

Dinamic athletes outdoing themselves!

In Germany recently, Philip Sassie once again didn’t disappoint when taking on a slightly unorthodox challenge of the Cross Duathlon. Despite focusing on his run with his soon to be Debut Marathon he managed to exceed expectation by securing 5th place overall in serious quality field.



2019 gets off with a bang!

GREAT START TO 2019 FOR SOME DINAMIC ATHLETES. 

At Western Cape Cycling Champs on Saturday Guy Le Ray-Cook was in the lead break going into the sprint finish but a thrown chain saw him have to freewheel through in 5th position, this disappointment was offset when he raced a superb…



BOSTON MARATHON 2018 running or swimming…

During training for Boston I had spoken to various friends who had done the race, so I felt well prepared for the course and possible weather conditions. I had taken running kit for a variety of scenarios, but I had certainly not expected to be wearing nearly all of it. The day before the race…



Cross-Tri World Championships 2016-Charl-Stephan Nienaber

It was a great privilege to compete against the World’s best in the 2016 Cross Tri World Champs. A dream come true! 

After many hours of travelling, 3 flights, and a 2 hour taxi drive, we…



Midlands Ultra-Mike Grant

Swim

Nice to do a mass start for a middle distance events again, the WTC rolling starts—while nice—do remove that competitive edge because you don’t really know if you’re beating someone in terms of time. First turn was a right shoulder so I placed myself on the leading edge,…



Ironman Wales and a trip to Kona-Tracy Markham

 Since starting participating in triathlon events in 2012 I have had competing in a full distance race on the brain. Thanks to wise advice from my …



Ironman World Championships, Kona, Hawaii-Iain McGregor

 It has been 10 days since the canon fired in Kona for the start of my first World Championship event. So why a race report…



Ironman 70.3 World Championships, Mooloolaba, Australia- Donovan Geldenhuys

 34. International travelling Virgin. Started triathlon in 2012 with no goal other than keeping busy after studying for 10 years with no background in any…



Long Course Weekend, Tenby, Wales-Tracy Markham

A race report, for a race like no other. It has now been four days since the end of the Long Course Weekend and I think the fact that I won has actually landed. I had hoped to do well at the event, but winning it was…



Ironman South Africa, and a slot to Kona- Iain McGregor

Standard Bank Ironman African Champs – Port Elizabeth, 10 April 2016

I am not too sure when the dream to race Ironman started, but I recall during my early high school years picking up a triathlon magazine…



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