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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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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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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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MCGREGOR RETURNS TO SURFSKI RACING WITH TWO WINS OVER THE WEEKEND

This past Friday October 20th saw 75 local paddlers take on the 8km course from the Pirates Surf Lifesaving Club to the Durban Harbour Wall and back in Race 2 of the Wall and Back Surfski Series. Ten-time World Marathon and current World Surfski Series champ, Hank McGregor (Jeep Team/Gara Paddles/Euro Steel), racing in his

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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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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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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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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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