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CHRISTIAAN GREYLING PIPPED AT THE POST IN THE ENDURADE JBAYX 3-STAGE TRAIL

Christiaan Greyling (Jeep Team/Salomon/Garmin) took part in the 2-day, 3-stage, 60km Endurade JBayX in Jeffreys Bay on Saturday and Sunday, 22 and 23 July 2017 and was pipped at the post by six seconds after having an eleven-minute lead going into stage 2. The unique Endurade JBayX entailed 3 x 20km trail runs, all starting

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OBSTACLE COURSE CHAMPS, VAN TONDER AND DEYSEL, BEAT THE BEAST WINTER CHALLENGE

Jeep Team OCR athletes, Thomas van Tonder and Jay Jay Deysel, were among the 70 athletes and 39 teams brave enough to accept the Beast Winter Challenge at the Wedge 4×4 Trail in Muldersdrift this past weekend. The Beast Winter Challenge offered two Obstacle Course Races (OCR), a 10km Polar Bear OCR and a 5km

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GREYLING WINS FIRST SENIOR IN THE ‘RACING MADAGASCAR’ ULTRA TRAIL STAGE RACE

Christiaan Greyling (Jeep Team/Salomon/Garmin) completed the 150km Racing Madagascar Ultra Trail Stage Race and finished 6th overall and 1st in the Senior I category, racing at an average pace of 04:36min/km. The annual event, which took place from the 11th to 16th July 2017, hosted 29 runners – 21 Malagasy runners and eight foreign runners

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MCGREGOR WINS BAY UNION OPEN OCEAN CHALLENGE OPENER

Sunday, 9 July 2017, saw multiple World Marathon Champion, Hank McGregor (Jeep Team), clinch the win at the first race of the Bay Union Open Ocean Surfski Challenge 2017. The 12km race opener had perfect weather and sea conditions for a stunner of a race, attracted a large field of 75 paddlers including seven-time Dusi winner,

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KZN’S MIKAELA JONSSON SHOWS WORLD-CLASS POTENTIAL AT COLD, MUDDY XTERRA FRANCE

Over the weekend, Lac de Longemer in Xonrupt, France, played host to the XTERRA France Championship, an official qualifier for 2017 XTERRA World Championships in Maui, Hawaii in October. This 11th annual XTERRA France is part of the XTERRA European Tour, the premier off-road multisport brand in the European Union with races in 16 countries

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HANK MCGREGOR WINS HIS FIFTH MAURITIUS OCEAN CLASSIC TITLE

The world’s top paddlers descended upon Tamassa Resort in Mauritius this past weekend to compete in the Investec Mauritius Ocean Classic, Round 1 of the 2017 ICF Ocean Racing World Cup. The Mauritius Ocean Classic, a World Surfski Series title race, now in its ninth year, has established itself as one of the best downwind

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CHRISTIAAN GREYLING IS A WORLD-CLASS ACT IN MARATHON DU MONT BLANC IN FRANCE

On 23 June 2017, South Africa’s top men’s trail athlete, Christiaan Greyling (Jeep Team/Salomon/Garmin), raced the Marathon du Mont-Blanc 80km Ultra-Trail through the Chamonix Mont-Blanc Valley in France finishing 6th overall (4th in cat). Since its inception in 1979, the Marathon du Mont Blanc has grown, featuring 8 races over 3 days and attracting 10 300

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HANK MCGREGOR TAKES 2ND PLACE IN A GRIPPING DURBAN DOWNWIND

Saturday, 24 June, saw South Africa’s top surfski paddlers fight it out for the FNB Durban Downwind title, as well as the South African Singles Surfski Champion crown. Surfski paddlers from around the country gathered in Durban for an exciting 26km downwind challenge from La Mercy to Marine Surf Lifesaving Club, with the elite paddlers

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TRIATHLETE, MIKAELA JONSSON, TO RACE PRO DIVISION AT XTERRA FRANCE

Our rising on-and-off-road triathlon star, Mikaela Jonsson (19, Jeep Team), leaves for Europe on Tuesday 27th June to race the 2017 XTERRA France for the first time in the Professional Division.  XTERRA France takes place on the 1st and 2nd July 2017. As a pro athlete, Jonsson will be swimming one loop of 1500m in

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MCGREGOR SET TO DEFEND HIS DURBAN DOWNWIND SURFSKI TITLE TO WIN SA CHAMPS

Characterised by large open ocean swells, the FNB Durban Downwind Surfski race has an incredibly competitive field. Now in its fourth year, the race will host international paddlers as well as the best South African surfski paddlers over the weekend of the 24th and 25th of June 2017. Defending FNB Durban Downwind Champion, Hank McGregor

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