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ABSA CAPE EPIC DAY TRIPPERS EXPERIENCE AWAITS SPORTS SCIENCE BOSS

ABSA CAPE EPIC DAY TRIPPERS EXPERIENCE AWAITS SPORTS SCIENCE BOSS

Phathokuhle Zondi is the CEO of the Sports Science Institute of South Africa (SSISA), where world-class progress in Sports Science happens on a daily basis, including the coaching of leading mountain bikers and cyclists. In what might be considered r ...

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NICOLE CAPPER TO GET A TASTE OF THE ABSA CAPE EPIC

NICOLE CAPPER TO GET A TASTE OF THE ABSA CAPE EPIC

Former Mrs South Africa and Survivor runner-up, Nicole Capper, is on a mission to conquer more mountains in 2020, including some of the rugged slopes of the Absa Cape Epic. The keen mountain climber, who is preparing to summit Kilimanjaro in August, ...

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HOW THEO ERLANGSEN TAMED THE DARKFEST JUMPS

HOW THEO ERLANGSEN TAMED THE DARKFEST JUMPS

Théo Erlangsen was one of three South Africans that featured at DarkFEST 2020. Neil Evans had a quick chat to him during practice. Photo: Eric Palmer ‘Down to earth’ isn’t necessarily how a big-jump rider wants to be described, but it’s hard not to u ...

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IMBUKO GIANT EAGER TO KICK-OFF THE SA STAGE RACING SEASON

IMBUKO GIANT EAGER TO KICK-OFF THE SA STAGE RACING SEASON

For the Imbuko Giant Pro Cycling team the South African mountain biking season has already begun. The squad’s first outing was the Momentum Medical Scheme Attakwas Extreme, presented by Biogen, in January. While the line-up of riders and sponsors rem ...

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TEAM FIRST MOVE UNVEILED

TEAM FIRST MOVE UNVEILED

Following formidable international careers racing at the highest level with Team Dimension Data for the past eight seasons, Jacques Janse van Rensburg and Jaco Venter have returned to South Africa but with no intention of taking the pressure off the ...

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SOUTH AFRICAN CHAMPIONS COMBINE TO FORM SUPER TEAM

SOUTH AFRICAN CHAMPIONS COMBINE TO FORM SUPER TEAM

Not since Yolande Speedy, in 2013, has a South African woman stood upon the top step of the Absa Cape Epic podium. In recent years, Robyn de Groot, Mariske Strauss and Candice Lill have had shots at the title, though all three came up short. Local fa ...

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SOUTH AFRICAN CYCLIST RANKED NO.1 IN THE WORLD

SOUTH AFRICAN CYCLIST RANKED NO.1 IN THE WORLD

The latest of the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) (the world governing body of cycling) World Ranking, Capetonian and SACS student, 17-year-old Luke Moir is officially ranked as the number one Junior Boy in the World for the Cross Country Olympic ...

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LEG DAY FOR DANNY

LEG DAY FOR DANNY

More than 1.5 million had already viewed Danny Macaskill’s latest jaw-dropping, smile-generating, feel-good video after just three days. If you haven’t seen it yet, check it out here Then watch the making of video, which shows that nothing exceptiona ...

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THE RESULTS ARE IN! 2019 SA MTB RACE SURVEY, PRESENTED BY GARMIN

THE RESULTS ARE IN! 2019 SA MTB RACE SURVEY, PRESENTED BY GARMIN

There’s limited data available on the South African mountain bike market. Steadily, over the past few years, TREAD has helped give some insight and perspective with a series of surveys. In this the first SA MTB Race Survey, presented by Garmin, we re ...

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VENTER & JANSE VAN RENSBURG SHIFT FOCUS TO MTB RACING FROM 2020

VENTER & JANSE VAN RENSBURG SHIFT FOCUS TO MTB RACING FROM 2020

Between them, they’ve completed 13 Grand Tours and each won the South African Elite men’s road race title. Now, Jacques Janse van Rensburg and Jaco Venter will turn their attention to mountain bike racing and it’s difficult not to believe their prosp ...

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