PuraRace 2 Stanford – by Kelly van der Toorn
Nov21

PuraRace 2 Stanford – by Kelly van der Toorn

About a year ago, Paul Kaye made an announcement that had every competitive South African based triathlete sitting up in their seats and thinking ‘now this is an opportunity’… In September 2018, the world’s best elite and (affluent!) age groupers will descent on Port Elizabeth for the Ironman 70.3 World Championship, and from the minute I heard about it, I wanted to be included. After a couple of years of...

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Jeren Seegers takes the win at Turkey 70.3
Oct22

Jeren Seegers takes the win at Turkey 70.3

The Last 8 Seconds The hospitality (Gloria Sports Arena) was nothing short of exceeding all expectations. Completely designed to bring out the very best in sportsmen and women. With airport transfers, all meals and beverages included, the only thing that was not done was the putting together of my wife….bicycle. Spending time on pool deck surrounded by former and current Olympic champions. The reality of the life they live is...

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Salome Loots – Race Report: IM 70.3 Turkey 15 Oct 2017  
Oct22

Salome Loots – Race Report: IM 70.3 Turkey 15 Oct 2017  

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ...

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Ironman Maryland – Kelly Stokes
Oct19

Ironman Maryland – Kelly Stokes

Wow, firstly what a fantastic race. It’s a non pro event but the whole community embraces it and makes all the athletes feel so welcome. Even the local school children make handmade cards for each of the competitors.  My partner Adam and I had been on holiday about a month before but with 3 weeks back in the UK before the race I hoped to get in a nice final block of training. However within 24 hours of landing I was covered in a...

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Team Tissink Training Camps for 2018
Oct11

Team Tissink Training Camps for 2018

Team Tissink will be hosting 2 training camps in 2018: IMSA TRAINING CAMP: 8-11th March 2018 This camp will be predominantly focused on preparation for IMSA , but 70.3 athletes are welcome to join as well. We will have various assistant coaches helping out, so athletes of all levels are welcome, from professionals to first -timers.  70.3 WORLD CHAMPS CAMP: 26-29th July 2018 This camp will focused on preparing athletes for the World...

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Pieter Du Preez – Race report UCI Paracycling World Champs and Berlin Marathon  
Oct02

Pieter Du Preez – Race report UCI Paracycling World Champs and Berlin Marathon  

It has been a fairly quiet racing year since the arrival of our son, Pietman end of April for obvious reasons. This also meant quite a lot of interesting new challenges and adaptions in our lives vs the usual rhythm for training. However, I think we came out adapting well in the end and not losing focus on what would be a very important Paracycling World Champs end of August as it was a first Paracycling World Champs hosted in SA. To...

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