Peters, Haines Claim Victory at Totalsports XTERRA Grabouw Lite

Herbert Peters and Michelle Haines were the XTERRA Warriors to beat on Saturday, 22 February 2014 at the Totalsports XTERRA Lite presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT in Grabouw.

According to Peters, he was merely hoping for a top ten finish.  “I’m from Namibia, we don’t have forests and woods to train in.  I was hoping for a top ten finish, so I’m astonished and very proud to place first today.  This is my first XTERRA event.  The route was well marked, very technical with a lot of climbing.  It’s awesome to win.  I’ll definitely be back next year,” said Peters, who boasts a finishing time of 01hours20minutes10seconds.  Dawie Carstens came in second, while Brandon Schlebusch finished third.

“Someone said gooi mielies so I did,” said an ecstatic Haines.  “This is my first triathlon.  I heard that XTERRA is really good, so I entered.  The course was nice and diverse, while the vibe is awesome and energetic.  I recommend this event as there is something for everyone”.  Haines completed the Totalsports XTERRA Lite in a time of 01hours44minutes35seconds.  Hanmarie Elizabeth Stadler came in second, while Deleen-Marie Steyn finished third.

Michelle Haines MTB by Jetline Action Photo

The Totalsports XTERRA Grabouw Lite presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT saw XTERRA Warriors having to complete a 400m swim followed by a 12km mountain bike and finally a 5km trail run.

NEXT ON THE CALENDAR FOR THE WEEKEND

Totalsports XTERRA Full presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT

Date:                                 Sunday, 23 February 2014

Format:                            1.5km swim, 27km mountain bike and 11km trail run

Start:                                 08h30

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For further information on the Totalsports XTERRA presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT please contact Stillwater Sport & Entertainment on 086 138 3591, email entries@stillwatersports.com or visit www.stillwatersports.com.

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