The ex officio member of Triathlon South Africa, Dr Debbie Alexander, was elected as one of the Board members for the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) at the Quadrennial General Meeting at Olympic House on Saturday, 26 November 2016. The TSA Honorary President, Gideon Sam, was re-elected as SASCOC President for another…

Trautman having been off racing for the last couple of months with a stress fracture showed that freshness as he put down the hammer on a race course that is well suited to the stronger athletes. A good swim with a superb bike display over the tough undulating midlands cycle route saw him come off…

Below please find the important information pertaining to the various SA Championships/selection events: Please also note that the athletes qualifying at SA Champs for Duathlon, LD Triathlon and Cross Triathlon will be selected to participate at the new format Multisport World Championships Festival in Penticton, Canada: http://penticton2017.com/ The athletes qualifying at SA Champs for Standard…

The action of the 2017 Fedhealth XTERRA SA season will culminate at the Grabouw Country Club the weekend of 24 – 26 February 2017 in the form of the XTERRA SA Championship. SA’s leading off-road triathlon, the Fedhealth XTERRA consists of a series of events taking place countrywide (Nelson Mandela Bay, Buffelspoort and Grabouw).  Taking…

South African cross triathletes had strong performances over the past weekend at the 2016 Snowy Mountains Cross Triathlon World Championships. With exceptional performances in the Junior Men, Junior Women, U/23 Men, 30-34 Male Age group and also Female Age group categories, we had 5 South African athletes claiming top 3 positions. Michael Ferreira claimed the Junior Men’s…

At the Triathlon South Africa AGM held on Saturday 19 November the following new office bearers were elected to serve on the Executive Board: TSA President:                         Jeremy Campbell TSA Secretary General:           Sharon Oakley TSA Technical:                         Gerrie van Heerden Additional Member:               Christa Roestoff Additional Member:               Luvuyo Bangazi Mr Jan Sterk retained his position as Vice President…

It was our age group women that were the first to race the purpose built course at the 2016 Snowy Mountains ITU Cross Triathlon World Championship held at Lake Crackenback today. In all, 28 nations are represented here across the three days of racing, matching the number of nationals who worked on The Snowy Mountains…

The opportunity to officiate with other technical officials from all over the world at a prestigious event like the Paralympic games was something to look forward to and when I got the confirmation that I had been selected it was still more than six months before the games started. As time went on I received…

Cape Town, 15 November 2016 –The Jailbreak Triathlon, taking place on 10 December, will be held in the Slanghoek Valley this year, as the drought stricken Dam on Doran Vineyards is currently not ideal for swimming. “We’ve decided to use the fantastic location of Slanghoek Valley outside Rawsonville where we recently held the Slanghoek Triathlon,”…

    The competition is back! Are you ready? Started in 2012, the annual contest that ITU is organizing among all ITU TOs is open to the funniest photo among Technical Officials at ITU events/ seminars, and since last year also to the funniest story that happened in a competition or course/seminar between TOs. Send your…

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