Tag: race report

TriRock Durban 2014 Race Report – Etienne Bester

Race day dawned…and the craziness began!

I had a good swim, was caught unawares by the extra 500m being tagged on after being told the swim was only 1.4km after having it moved to uShaka pier. Also…



Hong Kong Festival of Sport- Olivia Afheim

I have been in Hong Kong for just over a year now and since the Festival of Sport was my first race in Asia, I was keen to return to the start line with more training ( thanks to Riana) and a new pretty little bike 🙂

I…



WP Champs- Di McEwan

Ok, so one week before 70.3, what was my thinking racing an Olympic distance event? A question I was asked by a few people. There were reasons and a method to my ‘madness’. Confidence building, a reminder of…



Hong Kong Aquathon- Olivia Alfheim

 

I was asked to write a race report for the Aquathon which took place on 10 November 2013, at the Gold Coast of Hong Kong.

Let me give you a brief back round. I moved to Hong…



5150 African Championships-Ewert Kleynhans

Sunday started with an early, cold and windy morning in Germiston.  The lake that I did my practice swim in just the day before suddenly looked a lot more challenging.  Not being a strong swimmer I was a bit concerned about the choppy water…



TriRock Robben Island- Lee Hutchinson

It all started on the 11th October with a bright, sunny day, until we arrived to register and load our bikes on to the ferry for Robben Island…then the weather started looking a bit ominous for…



TriRock Durban- Donovan Geldenhuis

As this is my first ever blog/race report, I would like to start with something that keeps me pushing hard throughout my training and my short lived triathlon career, which is the fact that I…



London World Champs Race Report- Alan Bremner

itu world triathlon championships, london 2013… 4 days of full on racing… wow…

i was so proud and full of anticipation and enthusiasm travelling down to london with jackie and rod, knowing we would meet…



Alpen Brevet Gold- Helen Campbell

 

The Alpen Brevet: Covering 172km, with a total ascent of 5294m, over 4 Alpine passes, Grimsel, Nufenen, Gotthard, Susten



Bela Bela 5150- Justin Erdis

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I woke up on the morning of the Bela Bela 5150, to cloudy cool weather and thought to myself, “isn’t this perfect weather to do my first Olympic distance triathlon”, in knowing how hot Bela Bela can get. I had done a few shorter off-road triathlons…