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.

After three days of brutal, unconventional triathlon racing, South Africans Richard Murray and Henri Schoeman show Superleague format racing that they have the makings of complete all rounders at the second event of Superleague’s 2018/19 season in Malta. Friday, 26 October 2018 started the weekend’s racing off with a 600m swim time trial.  Schoeman proved…

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…

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