17 November 2018 As the season closer for many athletes, Mariental Africa Cup did nothing shy of astound athletes as to the difficulty of the course. Facing the harsh heat wave on top of already warm temperatures and a duo of steep 15% gradient climbs every lap, athletes would have to dig deep to pull…

JOBURG ULTRA ENTRIES EXTENDED, PALLANT TO RACE AT THE CRADLE With the entry capacity now sitting at 90% full, the JOBURG ULTRA organisers B-ACTIVE Sports have extended the entry deadline to ensure that those athletes who are trying to sign on at this late stage for the race on the 2nd December at the Cradle,…

2019 DURBAN ULTRA ENTRIES ARE OPEN Durban Ultra early bird entries for 2019 are now open for a limited time. The Durban Ultra Triathlon is arguably SA’s fastest half distance triathlon course with many PB’s having been set over the last few years. The race takes place in Durban on the 3rd March 2019 and…

Super League Mallorca 3-4 November 2018 After two intense days of racing at the Nadal institute for sport in Mallorca, Schoeman walks away with a current ranking of second and a great race to enter his off-season break. Just one week after the racing in Malta, the Super League racing in Porti Cristo. The race…

South African triathlete Simone Ackermann closed off her season with a 12th place finish at the Miyazaki World Triathlon Cup in Japan on 10 November 2018. Ackermann’s swimming was to her usual strong standards, coming out the water of the non-wetsuit 1500m swim in 7th place, with a time of 19:34; 39 seconds after lead-out-the-water…

Tshwane Triathlon Association championships Buffelspoort Dam 4 November 2018 Franco Sport hosted the 2019 TTA provincial triathlon championships this past weekend at Buffelspoort Dam. Athletes from Gauteng North, Central Gauteng and North West lined up at the water’s edge to race the qualifier for the 2019 South African triathlon championships in Durban. The day started…

Pulling together the perfect race to round off her 2018 season, South African triathlete Gill Sanders was crowned the winner of the Agadir standard distance African Triathlon Cup race held in Morocco on 4 November 2018. With the leading three swimmers 9 seconds ahead of the rest of the bunch, Sanders, Emmie Charayron from France…

Three South African triathletes took to the southern coast of South Korea’s countryside to race the Tongyeong triathlon World Cup. In the women’s race, New Zealand based Simone Ackermann was among the 46 to toe the startline. Diving into a wetsuit-legal 750m swim, Ackermann found herself just 15 seconds off the leaders out of the…

B-active’s fourth and final Tinman race for the year took place on the 28th October 2018 in Durban. Scores of triathletes took to the water several hundred meters further away from the usual swim start for safety reasons. Athletes then swam, completed a longer 1,5km run into transition 1 before mounting their bicycles for a…

Congratulations to the following Cape Town Triathlon Association members for successfully completing the Level 1 coaching course. Annchen Clarke Christelle Hattingh Jenny Houston Marthinus Kemp Mark Lemmon Nicole Müller Nolan Steele Lee-Ann Barnes Kelly van der Toom Stay tuned in to the TSA website for details of the next Levels coaching courses.