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Totalsports XTERRA Kids Race Takes Grabouw By Storm

Just under 250 junior XTERRA Warriors gathered at the Grabouw Country Club on Friday, 21 February 2014 to be part of the much anticipated Totalsports XTERRA KIDS presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT. According to Nicola Collins, Event Manager, the turn out on the day was phenomenal.  “We are very excited to have welcomed so many junior athletes to […]

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Marais And Van Huyssteen Shake Up Totalsports XTERRA Pezula

PEZULA Private Estate’s Field of Dreams resembled a battle field on Thursday, 04 July 2013 when just over 728 excited XTERRA Warriors gathered to be part of the action at the annual TOTALSPORTS XTERRA PEZULA presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT. Stuart Marais and Carla Van Huyssteen were the warriors to beat crossing the finish line in impressive times of 01hour42minutes03seconds and 02hours00minutes02seconds respectively.

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Hugo And Van Huyssteen Victors At Totalsports Xterra Buffelspoort

Top South African XTERRA Warriors Dan Hugo and Carla Van Huyssteen claimed victory in the men’s and women’s categories respectively of the Totalsports XTERRA Buffelspoort Full presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT on Saturday, 25 January 2014. Hugo completed this much loved off-road triathlon in a combined time of 02hours 31minutes, while Van Huyssteen’s winning time was 02hours 58minutes 02seconds.

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Hugo Claims Gold At Totalsports Challenge Kleinmond

Just under 700 multi-sport athletes gathered at Gordon’s Bay Beach Front on Saturday, 11 January 2014 to partake in the action of the 12th annual Totalsports Challenge presented by Liberty Medical Scheme and REHIDRAT® SPORT. Hugo reclaimed the Totalsports Challenge Champion title completing the 7-disciplined event, which is a combined distance of 123.5km of racing, in an impressive time of 07hours06minutes53seconds.

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Kleinhans, Booyens Crowned Isuzu Ride The Rock Mtb Champions

Erik Kleinhans (RECM) and Hanlie Booyens claimed victory at the 2014 ISUZU Ride The Rock Mountain Bike (MTB) Race completing this much talked about 196km three day stage race in the majestic Cederberg Region in a combined time of 08hours21minutes24seconds and 10hours52minutes52seconds respectively.

“I put in a big effort on the first day, digging deep within myself. So on Stage Two and Stage Three I just needed to ride conservatively,” said Kleinhans. “Stage Three was scenic, not technical, but still a little challenging. Frantisek Rabon helped me on the climb about 8km from the finished and was rewarded with a Stage Three win. The last two years I’ve always been in good shape at this event, but both times have been disappointed by mechanicals”.

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Sesipi, Scheffer Crowned New Balance Trail Run Champions

Just over 400 trail running enthusiast toed the line at Buffelspoort Dam on Sunday, 26 January 2014 to partake in the 2014 New Balance Trail Run presented by ISUZU.

Edwin Sesipi was the runner to look out for in the men’s 12km race. Sesipi crossed the finish line first in a lightning fast time of 50minutes19seconds. According to Sesipi this is his first trail run. “I come from a track and field background. After today’s race I can say that I really enjoy trail running. The course was nice, but tough. I only have speed where Ruan is a very strong runner. This is my first event of 2014 and I am very happy with the win. I’ll definitely be back next year,” said Sesipi. Ruan Meintjies came in second, while Stewart Chaperon finished third.

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