ELITE PROFILES

Basson Engelbrecht

 

First Name:Basson
Last Name:Engelbrecht
Gender:Male
Year of Birth:1995
Hometown:George
Athlete's tri entry year:2009
Province of Competition:Tshwane Triathlon Association
Athlete education:Matric in 2013, aspirations for a wildlife Veterinarian Degree
Athlete hobbies:Fishing, mountainbiking, anything outdoors
Athlete coach:Lindsey Parry
Best and weakest discipline:Performance difference between the different disciplines are marginal.
Favourite course and why:Cape Town WTS, although my best race was not on this course there's just magic to it to race in front of family and friends so close to my hometown in the World Triathlon Series.
Favourite pre race meal/snack:Jungle Oats, boiled egg
Favourite post race meal/snack:Any milkshake, the bigger the better
Favourite treat:Sucker for any pastries
Aspirations for the year:Be double u/23 World Champion in ITU and ITU Cross Triathlon
Athletic dreams:World Championship Title, break a world record, Olympic Games 2020, Olympic Champ 2024
Inspirational person:My Dad, although not through sport - his example shows that hard work, honesty and integrity in all aspects of life lead to being successful.

UPCOMING EVENTS

26
April

Walker Bay Extreme

All Day

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28
April

Redhub Cradle

All Day

Event Overview and Background Triathlon/Duathlon for Road and MTB Redhub is rolling onto its third event for 2019 . This event is hosted again at Cradle Moon Lodge in the Cradle of Human kind which is situated in the Mogale City district. The TRIATHLON/ Duathlon consists of a Run followed by a Cycle then ending…

05
May

Suncity Ultra

All Day

www.ultratri.co.za/suncity-ultra Sun City Ultra Location: Sun City Resort Date: 5 May 2019 Distances: Sprint: Swim 600m / Cycle 20km  / Run 5km Ultra: Swim 1,9km / Cycle 90km / Run 21km Athletes can enter as individuals or Relay Teams for each event CHALLENGE YOURSELF TO ONE OF AFRICA’S GREATEST ULTRA AND SPRINT TRIATHLONS. JOIN US…

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