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

17
February

Rockman Triathlon Duathlon Cradelmoon

5:00 am — 5:00 pm

www.spectrumsport.co.za  

23
February

XTERRA Grabouw

All Day

Kicking off the 2019 XTERRA racing calendar at the Elgin Grabouw Country Club on Saturday, 23 and Sunday, 24 February 2019, the XTERRA Grabouw will treat off-road adventure seekers to an exciting route experience. The largest XTERRA in the word, the XTERRA Grabouw Full (taking place on Sunday, 24 February 2019) features a 1.5km Swim,…

24
February

Kaia Manzi Rugged Off Road Triathlon

February 24, 2019 8:00 am — February 25, 2019 5:00 pm

  Event 2: Kaia Manzi Rugged Off Road Triathlon #2 Entry link: http://www.bouttime.co.za/Events/event.aspx?EventId=337 Date:24 Feb 2019 Online entries remain open until race day of each event. Registration & Number Collection will open 2 hours before the start time, on the day entries will be accept at a R30 surcharge (if the entry limit has not…

09
March

North West League

All Day

North West League VENUE: VAAL RIVER BOATING CLUB, VAAL REEFS Medals to all finishers! DISTANCES, AGE GROUPS, ENTRY FEES AND STARTING TIMES: (Age at 31 December 2017) * Age groupers may participate in the sprint event if they feel they are not fit enough to try the standard event. Pre entries up to the day…

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