Salinas world triathlon sprint cup South African triathlete Gill Sanders finished 15th at the Salinas sprint world cup triathlon on Sunday 21st October 2018. After a non-wetsuit beach start, Sanders swam a 10:11 for the 750m swim along the Ecuador coastline with a 46 second deficit on the leaders out the water. After an incredible…

At 17 years old, Amber Schlebusch has had a phenomenal triathlon season. To end off a great international year, Schlebusch pulled out all the stops to win the 2018 Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games triathlon on the 7 October in Argentina. This is South Africa’s first Youth Olympic Games gold medal in the triathlon. This…

Provincial triathlon championships to qualify for SA championships: Tshwane Triathlon Association (4 November 2018) Central Gauteng Triathlon (20 January 2019) Eastern Cape Triathlon Association (11 November 2018) Free State duathlon championships (11 May 2019) Free State triathlon championships (12 January 2019) SA championships: SA long distance triathlon championships Cradle Moon, Johannesburg (2 December 2018) SA…

Fast forward one week after Henri Schoeman’s 3rd place at the Beijing International Triathlon and two weeks since the Gold Coast Grand Final which saw Richard Murray finish 3rd on the day and Schoeman 6th, the two prove yet again they are among the cream of the crop of the world’s best triathletes. Superleague triathlon…

Just one week after his Gold Coast Grand Final 6th place, Schoeman proves his worth in the non-draft format standard distance race in Beijing, China. Competing against the likes of Great Britain’s Brownlee brothers, Norway’s Kristian Blummenfelt and Ben Kanute of the USA, Schoeman had his work cut out for him. Off to a lightning…

Brilliant young tri-athlete star Nicholas Quenet achieves a hat trick at 32nd Freshpak Fitness Festival The Freshpak Fitness Festival hosted its 32nd successful year of multisport on Saturday 29 September 2018 in Clanwilliam. One of the country’s most popular and longstanding multi-sport events, novice and professional athletes competed in the various swimming, cycling and running…

After three days of epic triathlon racing at Surfer’s Paradise in Gold Coast Australia, there is much to report. On Friday, 14 September the U23 elite triathletes took the plunge into the warm waters of East Australian coastline. Four South African men and one South African woman competed against the best in the world to…

Finishing 6th in a sprint finish for 5th at the Quiberon French Grand Prix on Saturday 2nd September, South African elite triathlete Gillian Sanders is ready for action at the World Triathlon Series grand final at Gold Coast next week. Sanders raced for the Chateauroux Metropole 36 triathlon club, the same club Kate Roberts raced…

Isuzu Ironman 70.3 World Championships Nelson Mandela Bay, Port Elizabeth The 1-2 September 2018 weekend marked the Isuzu Ironman 70.3 world champs, an ultra fantastic weekend of racing at Nelson Mandela Bay on the 1st and 2nd of September, 2018. Thousands of women lined the shores in Port Elizabeth on Saturday, in beautifully warm and…

Saturday saw triathletes face some of South Africa’s toughest conditions at the fourth annual Mandela Day Triathlon. Midmar Dam was an icy 13.2 degrees Celcius and as if a compulsory wetsuit swim wasn’t enough for athletes to contend with, it was one of the windiest conditions the race organiser, Damian Bradley, had ever hosted a…