THE CAPE ULTRA & SPRINT BECKONS The iconic CAPE ULTRA and SPRINT Triathlon returns for a 4th year running to open up the Cape summer triathlon season at Theewaterskloof on the 6th October. HOT START to SUMMER With the new date for the race now penned for the month of October, athletes can expect ideal…

Whether you are a newbie looking to ‘tri’ a sprint triathlon and have some fun, or if you are winding down your training for winter, the SUN CITY ULTRA is ideally placed in May to deliver on both. Having successfully been staged for the last 3 years at what is arguably SA’s best holiday-race destination,…

On Sunday 24th March, the South African National Triathlon Championships were held at Durban. Facing tough surf conditions and a gradually increasing wind, the day started with the age group standard distance races. This was followed by the paratriathlon sprint, youth super sprint, junior sprint and elite standard distance championship titles unfolding throughout the day….

On Sunday 13th January, the South African National Sprint Triathlon Championships were held at Bloemfontein, Free State. The following male and female triathletes are the 2019 sprint distance national medalists: 16-17 (M) Carlu Prinsloo 1:11:21 Luhandre Ludik 1:13:00 Henro Van Rooyen 1:15:07 16-17 (F) Jenna Seymour Smith 1:18:33 18-19 (M) Ian Cilliers 1:15:27 Benjamin Niewoudt…

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…

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