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STELLENBOSCH’S ROBYN OWEN CONQUERS HER FIRST 100KM ULTRA-TRAIL CAPE TOWN, AND IS FIRST SOUTH AFRICAN WOMAN IN

WESTERN CAPE, CAPE TOWN – On Saturday, 2 December, 895 runners from 29 countries lined up at Gardens Tech Rugby grounds in Cape Town to take on either the 100km, 65km or 35km Ultra-Trail Cape Town (UTCT), including multisport sensation Robyn Owen, 27, (Jeep Team/ Best4Sports), who was attempting her first 100km trail race, and

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OCR CHAMP, THOMAS VAN TONDER, ENDS WARRIOR SEASON FINALE RANKED SECOND IN THE COUNTRY

JOHANNESBURG, GAUTENG – This past weekend, 25th and 26th November 2017, Riversands Farm in Gauteng, played host to the season finale, Warrior Race 8, of the popular obstacle course racing (OCR) series, Toyota Warrior, powered by Reebok. The series is well known for attracting thousands of OCR enthusiasts to challenge their physical and mental limits

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MCGREGOR SLUGS IT OUT WITH ‘CHILL’ HILL AT THE DOCTOR AND COMES OFF SECOND BEST

WESTERN AUSTRALIA, PERTH – Following his silver medal win at the 2017 ICF Ocean Racing World Championships, coming second to Australia’s Cory “Chill” Hill, South Africa’s multiple World Paddling Champion, Hank McGregor (Jeep Team/Euro Steel/Gara Racing Paddles), took to the oceans of Western Australia for the final World Surfski Series race, the Perth Doctor on

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ROBYN OWEN DYNAMITE ON-AND-OFF ROAD WITH SILVER AT RACE-2-STANFORD TRIATHLON

CAPE TOWN, WESTERN CAPE – South Africa’s iconic Cape Whale Coast hosted the inaugural Pura Soda Race-to-Stanford Triathlon, a Half Ironman distance, on 18 November 2017. The R2S Triathlon, the acronym for Race-2-Stanford, starts at the sea and finishes inland. Multisport sensation, Robyn Owen (Jeep Team/Best4Sports), 27, who grew up in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, is a

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LORD AND BURGER DEFEND THEIR TORPEDO SWIMRUN TITLE IN RACE 2

WESTERN CAPE – On Sunday, 19 November, some 204 athletes participated in the Torpedo SwimRun Cape Town Race 2, the only race of its kind in Africa. Starting at Sandy Bay, athletes ran various distances from beach-to-beach, then swam a distance in the ocean at each beach, eventually finishing at Clifton 4 Beach. The Swim

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MCGREGOR SCOOPS SILVER AT ICF OCEAN RACING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS IN HONG KONG

SOUTH AFRICA – This past weekend, the world’s best paddlers, including current World Surfski Series Champ, Hank McGregor, took part in the largest international surfski competition, the 2017 ICF Ocean Racing World Championships (ORWC) in Hong Kong. The ICF ORWC downwind route traversed the Hong Kong island, starting at Clearwater Bay Second Beach, Sai Kung,

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REMARKABLE FEAT SEES GREYLING END HIS SEASON WITH PODIUM AT SKYRUN 100KM

EASTERN CAPE, SOUTH AFRICA – The 21st edition of the SkyRun SA, powered by Salomon, through the remote Witteberg Mountain Range in the Eastern Cape lived up to its tag of ‘A hell of a run.’ Athletes braved winds, biting cold, and waist-high snow-covered mountains with very tricky terrain and severe up and down mountain

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THOMAS VAN TONDER TAKES ‘THE BEAST’ ELITE SERIES IN A CLEAN SWEEP

GAUTENG, MULDERDRIFT – Johannesburg local and South Africa’s top OCR competitor, Thomas van Tonder, takes a clean sweep of all twelve Beast Challenge Obstacle Course races in 2017, after taking the final gold medal at 12th Beast Elite OCR race over the weekend. The meet, which took place on Saturday, 11 November 2017, saw 140

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JEEP’S GREYLING AND OWEN TAKE GOLD AND SILVER AT OTTER AFRICAN TRAIL

Greyling fastest South African to date EASTERN CAPE, GARDEN ROUTE – On Saturday, 28 October 2017, Tsitsikamma National Park on the Garden Route in the Eastern Cape was buzzing with the country’s finest trail runners, and a few international stars, gathering to do battle on the world-renowned Otter African Trail, a gruelling 44km race considered

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JEEP TEAM TAKES GOLD, SILVER AND BRONZE MEDALS AT OCR WARRIOR #7

This past weekend saw Jeep Team OCR Athletes, Thomas van Tonder and Jay Jay Deysel, take on the penultimate race of the Toyota Warrior Series, powered by Reebok, at Meerendal Wine Estate in the Western Cape, and bring home Gold, Silver and Bronze medals between them. Over the weekend, the Warrior #7 attracted just over

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