Posts – Sport

Chad le Clos photos: South Africa's top sportsman away from the pool

Chad le Clos, South African Sportsman of the Year, has been named as the International Swimming Federation’s World Best for 2014. Have a look at some of the South African activities Le Clos indulges in when he has free time.

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Testing physical limits at the Salomon SkyRun

  • 26 November 2014 by Daphney Mngomeni

The Salomon SkyRun takes place every year (weather conditions permitting) on the fourth Saturday of November, and has grown into an internationally recognised ultra trail run.

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Riding for a purpose in the 947 Cycle Challenge

  • 14 November 2014 by Roela Hattingh

In 2013, just before he turned 13, Daniël Davel requested the following birthday present from his mom: a ‘paltry’ 94.7km on a bicycle. And as one does, mom Mariana (42), without ever having participated in a cycle race or even owned a bicycle, agreed. She bought a pair of cycling pants, borrowed her even younger son’s mountain bike and finished the Momentum 947 Cycle Challenge in 5.5 hours. Mom and son took part in support of Popcorn Kidz, a tutor centre for children with special needs.

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Mountain biking in South Africa – More Top MTB Trails

If you’ve done your Big Five safari, visited Cape Town, tried your luck at Sun City or marvelled at your origins at the Cradle of Humankind, maybe you’re now ready for a bit of exercise. And what better way, what better country, and what better weather to take to the road than in South Africa?

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Love South Africa: photos by Chris Hitchcock

  • 07 October 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

We have a Love South Africa Flickr group where many talented photographers share incredible photos of our beautiful country. We’ve decided to showcase a few of these photographers’ photos on our blog.

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Golf courses you’ll find only in South Africa

  • 06 October 2014 by Stuart Dickinson

Golf courses with an ocean view? You’ll find those around the world. But when a monkey steals your ball from the fairway, or the hazard on the next par three features a crocodile, you know you’re in South Africa.

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Top urban cycling routes in South Africa

  • 25 September 2014 by Stuart Dickinson

Cycling is one of the best ways to experience the sights and sounds of South Africa.

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Surfing Cape Town

  • 06 September 2014 by Leanne Pohlmann

Provided you have a warm wetsuit, a full tank of petrol and some time on your side, you will always find surf in Cape Town.

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Guys vs girls weekends –  the best according to travel bloggers

  • 02 September 2014 by Desiree Haakonsen

What are your favourite guys or girls weekend getaways? Here some of South Africa’s top travel bloggers share their favourite haunts for a guys or girls weekend.

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Strong performance from South Africa at Commonwealth Games

  • 04 August 2014 by Stuart Dickinson

A highly successful and exciting Commonwealth Games drew to a close on Sunday 3 August, with Team South Africa doing its fair share to impress during the competition.

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