Sunday , 15 September 2019

About Joanne Badenhorst

FNB WINES2WHALES PINOTAGE TO HOST VARSITY MTB

FNB WINES2WHALES PINOTAGE TO HOST VARSITY MTB

Varsity Sports has become one of South Africa’s most recognisable sporting brands. The organisation promotes university football, netball, basketball, athletics hockey, cricket and of course mountain ...

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9 WEEKS UNTIL D-DAY

9 WEEKS UNTIL D-DAY

With nine weeks remaining until the start of the 2019 FNB Wines2Whale Shiraz, Joanne and Sean Badenhorst began their preparation in earnest. They’re a married couple with full-time work commitments. T ...

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COME MOUNTAIN BIKING IN THE FRENCH ALPS, THEY SAID. HOW COULD WE REFUSE?

COME MOUNTAIN BIKING IN THE FRENCH ALPS, THEY SAID. HOW COULD WE REFUSE?

By Sean Badenhorst I’ve never seen myself as a person that would spend a holiday at a Club Med resort. My perception of Club Med is not too dissimilar from those old Peter Stuyvesant cigarette adverts ...

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THREE SURE WAYS TO CONQUER THE FEDHEALTH MTB CHALLENGE

THREE SURE WAYS TO CONQUER THE FEDHEALTH MTB CHALLENGE

The fifth annual Fedhealth MTB Challenge will take place on 7 and 8 September 2019 at Boschendal in the Franschhoek Valley. The routes for the various distance events are incredibly scenic, challengin ...

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UNCLE FISH BEST SUITED TO DAMP TRANS BAVIAANS REPEAT

UNCLE FISH BEST SUITED TO DAMP TRANS BAVIAANS REPEAT

Gawie Combrinck and Gerrit de Vries, riding as the aptly named Uncle Fish team overcame damp conditions to win a very challenging Trans Baviaans Repeat; on Saturday, 17 August. The second event in the ...

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DORMAKABA AND GALILEO RISK OVERCOME ROUGH TERRAIN TO WIN 2019 TRANS BAVIAANS

DORMAKABA AND GALILEO RISK OVERCOME ROUGH TERRAIN TO WIN 2019 TRANS BAVIAANS

The 2019 Trans Baviaans, which took place in the Eastern Cape on Saturday 10 August, was won by the dormakaba and Galileo Risk teams. They and their fellow competitors in the Trans Baviaans Race, the ...

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NOW THIS IS A PROPER MOUNTAIN BIKE CHALLENGE!

NOW THIS IS A PROPER MOUNTAIN BIKE CHALLENGE!

Words by Sean Badenhorst Images by PC Photography and Black Tulip Visuals The lead bunch in the Extreme event early on Stage 1 Everyone has his or her own view of what proper mountain biking is. And i ...

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SA WOMEN’S MTB SURVEY RESULTS: PART 3 – YOUR GEAR AND BIKE PREFERENCES

SA WOMEN’S MTB SURVEY RESULTS: PART 3 – YOUR GEAR AND BIKE PREFERENCES

For women, mountain biking can be both liberating and intimidating. It can also be both stimulating and frustrating. Are women well catered for in South Africa? Based on our research, we estimate that ...

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FAMILY FUN A PRIORITY AT FEDHEALTH MTB CHALLENGE

FAMILY FUN A PRIORITY AT FEDHEALTH MTB CHALLENGE

Yes, turning the pedals on the scenic climbs and carving the crafted singletrack on the generous descents is cool and all. But what about your family? What are they doing while you soak up the excitem ...

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SOUTH AFRICA’S ‘RACE WITH SOUL’ RETURNS

SOUTH AFRICA’S ‘RACE WITH SOUL’ RETURNS

South Africa’s ‘Race with Soul’ is about to make a highly anticipated return to its pioneering roots… The Momentum Health Cape Pioneer Trek presented by Biogen has settled into a comfortable rhythm ov ...

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