Tag: Barry Lewin

AN END OF AN ERA FOR JEEP TEAM SOUTH AFRICA

GAUTENG, JOHANNESBURG – It’s the end of an era as Jeep ends its 16-year sponsorship of one of South Africa’s most successful Sport & Wellness Teams, Jeep Team South Africa, founded by Max Cluer Sports Marketing cc (MCSMcc) in 2001. The teams title sponsorship began with Jeep Apparel through Musgrave Agencies, which was then taken

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LEWIN TAKES GOLD AT NORWAY NATIONAL SURFSKI CHAMPS

OSLO FJORD, NORWAY – This past weekend saw Jeep Team’s longest standing athlete, Barry Lewin (Jeep Team/Epic Kayaks) continue his successful European tour when he took the Gold medal at the Norway National Surfski Champs in Southern Oslo Fjord, just a week after winning Gold in the 2017 Seamasters Downwind surfski race in Sweden. Norway

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DOLPHIN COAST CHALLENGE GIVES MCGREGOR AND FURBY PARTNERSHIP DOUBLE GOLD AND NATIONAL TITLES

In an epic weekend of paddling, eight-time World Marathon Champion Hank McGregor (Jeep Team/Euro Steel) and S2 partner, Lee Furby, claimed a double victory, winning the KZN north coast’s 2017 Gara Dolphin Coast Challenge and claiming the South African Doubles Surfski title. It was a busy weekend for McGregor, who also won Race 3 of

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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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ROBYN KIME (OWEN) LEADS SA YOUTH TEAM TO VICTORY IN ADVENTURE RACING WORLD SERIES RACE IN CHINA

From 2 to 10 June 2017, the world’s greatest adventure racing teams battled for glory in the 2nd edition of the Altay X-Trail Expedition Race in Northern China, the only Adventure Racing World Series (ARWS) race in Asia. This year, the race organisers featured a youth team entry fee and travel subsidy to encourage youth

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GREYLING IS GIANT OF THE MOUNTAIN AT ULTRA-TRAIL DRAKENSBERG

Saturday, the 29th April, saw Jeep Team trail runner, Christiaan Greyling, run the tough 62km Giant’s Cup Uncut Race at Ultra Trail Drakensberg, and win it by more than 50 minutes. Giant’s Cup Uncut (GCU) is a hefty 62km non-stop traverse of the entire Giant’s Cup Hiking Trail, a certified 5-day hike, with 2400m of

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PADDLER, BARRY LEWIN, CELEBRATES 13 YEARS WITH JEEP TEAM SA

Founded in 2001, Jeep Team South Africa is the most consistent, longest-running Sports, Wellness and Lifestyle Team in South Africa. With around 300 athletes moving through the team over the past 16 years, Jeep Team SA provides a highly educational, support and motivational platform for athletes to grow, develop and mature into national and International

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McGregor Duo Paddle to Victory at FNB Surfski Series Race 9

DURBAN, KZN, 7 MARCH 2017 – On the 3rd of March 2017, Race 9 of the FNB Surfski Series took place at the Marine Surf Lifesaving Club on Addington Beach in Durban. The overcast conditions favoured flatwater speed over downwind skills. Multiple marathon World Champ and Jeep Team paddler, Hank McGregor, teamed up with his

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SEVEN SA PADDLERS SLAY THE DRAGON RUN IN HONG KONG

GAUTENG, SOUTH AFRICA, 15 NOVEMBER 2016 – Seven of the top ten paddlers who raced the elite Dragon Run in Hong Kong on Saturday 14th November were South African paddlers, showing the world that South Africans are best in breed when it comes to paddling the world’s oceans. Jeep Team athlete Hank McGregor continued his

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JEEP TEAM’s BARRY LEWIN AMONGST RECORD-BREAKERS AT SCOTTBURGH TO BRIGHTON SURFSKI RACE

21 JUNE 2016, SCOTTBURGH, DURBAN – Thursday, the 16th of June 2016, saw Jeep Team’s surfski paddler, Barry Lewin, and his racing partner, Lee Furby, amongst the first six boats to break the 46.5-km Scottburgh to Brighton Surfski race record, which was set in 1998, by some 16 minutes. Lewin and Furby came in 3rd

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