Author Archive | Jacky McClean

Countdown to SA’s MTB party of the year begins

Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg SA’s MTB party of the year, the 6th annual Origin Of Trails MTB Experience will take Stellenbosch by storm this coming Saturday, 24 and Sunday, 25 November 2018. An individual 2-day MTB Experience, the Origin Of Trails routes highlight the beauty and splendor of the City Of Oaks.  Mountain bikers can […]

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Bans, D’Oliveira make light work of Fedhealth IMPI Challenge #4 Elite Race Obstacles

Seen here (from left to right):  Anele Bans and Dominique D’Oliveira in action during the Fedhealth IMPI Challenge #4 Elite Race. Photo Credit:  Mark Sampson Anele Bans (Parklands, Cape Town) and Dominique D’Oliveira (Bellville, Cape Town) were on top form during the much anticipated Fedhealth IMPI Challenge #4 Elite Race at the scenic Wiesenhof Wildlife […]

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XTERRA SA entries open this week for 2019

Seen here:  XTERRA South Africa Warrior, Bradley Weiss (Stellenbosch) in action during the 2018 XTERRA Grabouw.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg The organisers of the largest XTERRA in the world, Stillwater Sports, have announced that the show will go on despite the event not yet securing a title sponsor for 2019. “Although the ideal situation would […]

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Fedhealth IMPI Challenge season finale sure to impress

Seen here:  Fedhealth IMPI Warriors in action at the Fedhealth IMPI Challenge #4 in 2017.  Photo Credit:  Chris Hitchcock The picturesque Wiesenhof Wildlife Park (Stellenbosch) will be buzzing with excitement this coming Saturday, 17 November 2018 when adventure seekers of all ages test their skill and challenge their fears at the Fedhealth IMPI Challenge #4, […]

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Origin Of Trails Trail Run set to enhance any training regime

Seen here: Chantel Nienaber in action during the 2018 AfricanX Trailrun in Stellenbosch.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg Stellenbosch based personal trainer, running coach and formidable trail runner, Chantel Nienaber is keeping things interesting by adding the Origin Of Trails Trail Run to the training schedule of her client base. “I love being out in nature,” […]

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D’Oliveira ready for Fedhealth IMPI Elite Race #4

Seen here:  Dominique D’Oliveira in action at the Fedhealth IMPI Elite Race #1 in Stellenbosch earlier this year.  Photo Credit:  Mark Sampson Dominique D’Oliveira will be the competitor to beat in the women’s category of the Fedhealth IMPI Elite Race #4 at the picturesque Wiesenhof Wildlife Park (Stellenbosch) on Saturday, 17 November 2018. “It’s the […]

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Aitsa and Prochorus set to shine at Origin Of Trails

Seen here:  The children from the Aitsa After Care Centre with their mountain biking coach, Bianca Grobbelaar. The organisers of South Africa’s premier 2-day MTB Experience, the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience are proud to continue supporting the Aitsa After Care Centre and Prochorus at the 2018 event that will take place in Stellenbosch on […]

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Muay Thai fighter challenged by Fedhealth IMPI Elite Race

Seen here:  Ashley Robinson, Muay Thai fighter turned IMPI Elite Race competitor. Taking place at the picturesque Wiesenhof Wildlife Park (Stellenbosch) on Saturday, 17 November 2018, the Fedhealth IMPI Elite Race #4 has piqued the interest of accomplished Muay Thai fighter, kickboxer, stuntman and personal trainer, Ashley Robinson. “I enjoy challenging myself.  The Fedhealth IMPI […]

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Team Relay sure to impress at Sanlam Cape Mile 2019

Seen here:  Swimming enthusiasts enjoying an action packed day out with friends and family at the 2018 Sanlam Cape Mile brought to you by Sanlam Investments.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg Celebrating its 5th anniversary at the majestic Eikenhof Dam (Elgin Grabouw) on Sunday, 17 February 2019, the Western Cape’s premier open water swim, the Sanlam […]

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Live music set to shake up the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience

Seen here (left to right):  Brother Brother (photo by:  Chris Joubert Photography) and Stone Jets (photo by:  Laura McCullagh). Celebrating its 6th anniversary in Stellenbosch on Saturday, 24 and Sunday, 25 November 2018, South Africa’s premier 2-day MTB Experience, the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience will boast live performances by two prominent South African bands:  […]

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Trail runners in for a treat at Origin Of Trails Trail Run

Seen here:  Thabang Madiba and Lucky Miya in action in Stellenbosch during the 2018 AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS, a spectacular stage race also organised by Stillwater Sports.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg Trail Running enthusiasts are invited to join in on the action at South Africa’s premier 2-day MTB Experience, the Origin Of Trails MTB […]

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Fedhealth IMPI Challenge celebrates 10 years of OCR fun

Seen here:  The Fedhealth IMPI Challenge’s Cargo Nets require a little strength and a lot of concentration.  Photo Credit:  Chris Hitchcock In celebration of its 10th anniversary the Fedhealth IMPI Challenge #4 will boast 20 exciting obstacles (natural and manmade) at the picturesque Wiesenhof Wildlife Park (Stellenbosch) on Saturday, 17 November 2018. “The Wiesenhof Wildlife […]

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SA Incentive Scheme leads to an impressive prize purse pay-out at FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN

Seen here:  Stephen Mokoka (Photo Credit:  Jetline Action Photo) and Irvette van Zyl (Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg) The 2nd annual FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN on Sunday, 14 October 2018 saw some rich pickings for a number of South African athletes with event organisers preparing to pay-out just  under R100 000 as a result of the lucrative […]

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Wanders smashes European Record at FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN

Seen here (from left to right):  Julien Wanders and Joshua Cheptegei in action at the 2018 FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN on Sunday, 14 October 2018.   Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg Swiss sensation, Julien Wanders smashed Mo Farah’s 10km record (set in 2010) at the 2nd annual FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN on Sunday, 14 October 2018,making him […]

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Capetonians dared to show their creative flair at the Fedhealth IMPI Challenge #4

Seen here:  Fedhealth IMPI Warriors turned into unicorns at the Fedhealth IMPI Challenge #3 held in KZN in October.  Photo Credit:  Kyle Cestari What better way to celebrate the Fedhealth IMPI Challenge’s 10th anniversary at Wiesenhof Wildlife Park, Stellenbosch (Cape Town) on Saturday, 17 November 2018 than by taking part in the event’s “Best Dressed” […]

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Records tumble at FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN

Seen here:  Joshua Cheptegei successfully defends his title at the 2018 FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg Perfect weather conditions, a fast route and a deep field resulted in a plethora of records tumbling at the 2nd annual FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN on Sunday, 14 October 2018. Joshua Cheptegei broke his own course […]

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Fast times and scintillating racing on the cards at FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN

Both the men’s and women’s defending champions (Joshua Cheptegei and Mercyline Chelangat) are looking to retain their titles at the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN on Sunday, 14 October 2018.  Seen here:  (back from left to right):  Joshua Cheptegei, Julien Wanders, Irvette van Zyl, Elroy Gelant and Thabang Mosiako, (front from left to right):  Glenrose Xaba, […]

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City set to shine at FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN

Seen here:  Durban residents playing their part at the ‘City Clean-Up’ in 2017.  Photo Credit:  Rogan Ward Durbanites are invited to join a fun ‘City Clean-Up’ drive on Saturday, 13 October 2018 where the streets of Durban will be cleaned in the prelude to the 2nd annual FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN that will take place […]

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Obstacles conquered at Fedhealth IMPI Challenge #3 North West Province

Seen here:  Fedhealth IMPI Warriors overcoming obstacles at the Fedhealth IMPI Challenge #3. Photo Credit:  Kyle Cestari Adventure seekers, adrenaline junkies and outdoor enthusiasts eagerly toed the line at the picturesque Van Gaalens Kaasmakerij (North West Province) on Saturday, 06 October 2018 to partake in the action of the much anticipated Fedhealth IMPI Challenge #3. […]

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