Olympian Richard Murray and reigning XTERRA SA champion Carla Van Huyssteen were on fire in Elgin Grabouw (Western Cape) on Sunday, 24 February 2013 at the TOTALSPORTS XTERRA South African Championship presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT completing the 1.5km swim, 27km mountain bike and 11km trail run first in the men’s and women’s category in combined times of 02hours23minutes02seconds and 02hours51minutes01seconds respectively.
The picturesque Buffelspoort Dam (North West Province) was a hub of excitement on Saturday, 26 January 2013 with 800 multisport warriors toeing the line at the Totalsports XTERRA Full presented by Rehidrat® Sport. Defending men’s and women’s champions Conrad Stoltz and Carla Van Huyssteen came out with guns a blazing. Leaving no room for error, they took the lead early in the race and never looked back, crossing the finish line in spectacular times of 2hr22min52sec and 2hr49min56sec respectively.
Just under 900 multi-sport athletes and sport enthusiasts were seen in action on Saturday, 12 January 2013 at the 11th annual Totalsports Challenge presented by Liberty Medical Scheme and REHIDRAT® SPORT that started in Gordon’s Bay and finished in Kleinmond.
Due to windy weather conditions experienced in Gordon’s Bay, the 12km surfski discipline had to be cancelled for participant safety. This meant that for the first time in the history of the event the Totalsports Challenge started with a 1km swim discipline.
Excitement has risen to fever pitch as participants and spectators alike prepare to bear witness to a battle of note when reigning Totalsports Challenge champion, Dan Hugo and challenger, Stuart Marais return to Kleinmond on Saturday, 12 January 2013 for round two at the Totalsports Challenge presented by Liberty Medical Scheme and REHIDRAT® SPORT.
PEZULA Private Estate’s Field of Dreams was the equivalent of a battle field on Thursday, 12 July 2012 when just under 800 eager XTERRA warriors toed the line to take on the fast paced TOTALSPORTS XTERRA Knysna presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT. Stuart Marais and Susan Sloan were the victors in the individual men’s and women’s races respectively.
Former multiple SA mountain biking champion, Kevin Evans will be gunning for his second XTERRA victory on Thursday, 12 July 2012 when he toes the line at the magnificent PEZULA Private Estate’s Field of Dreams (Knysna) to take on his third consecutive TOTALSPORTS XTERRA Knysna presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT.
Pretoria athletes Nico Sterk and Carla van Huyssteen overcame a strong field to triumph in the ATU Cross Triathlon African Championships at The Islands Estate at Hartbeespoort outside Johannesburg on Sunday.
Sterk (1:40:38), who took third in the South African Cross Triathlon Championships in Bloemfontein three weeks ago, beat national U/23 triathlon champion Rudolf Naudé (1:41:18) and Sasol events winner Pieter van der Mescht (1:46:21).
Apart from being the winner of the inaugural Ironman South Africa, Petr Vabrousek can lay claim to the title of “most frequent” competitor, racing up to three times a week. Although he races approximately fourteen Ironman distance races a year, Vabrousek always puts his young family first.