South African Athletes

Kyle Buckingham on Going Pro, Triathlons and Ironman South Africa

This weekend, thousands of athletes, professional and recreational, will descend on East London to line…

Doing SkyRun? Here’s how the Pros Prepare
Doing SkyRun? Here’s how the Pros Prepare

This weekend in a small town in Eastern Cape called Lady Grey, scores of runners,…

Caster Semenya on Self-Love, Knowing Your Worth and Fighting the IAAF
Caster Semenya on Self-Love, Knowing Your Worth and Fighting the IAAF

Caster Semenya is one of South Africa’s most successful professional athletes. She’s an Olympic Gold…

Ryan Sandes and Ryno Griesel on their plans to Break the Great Himalaya Trail Fastest Known Time
Ryan Sandes and Ryno Griesel on their plans to Break the Great Himalaya Trail Fastest Known Time

In 2014, Ryan Sandes and Ryno Griesel ran 220km across the Drakensburg Grand Traverse in…

How endurance athletes push past the wall
How endurance athletes push past the wall

We call it hitting the wall. That point in a race where it literally feels…

Matt Bush, the Free Solo Climbing Artist hanging by a dream
Matt Bush, the Free Solo Climbing Artist hanging by a dream

The You Tube clip is 55 seconds long. In it, a petite lithe man clad…

How to Train for a Triathlon
How to Train for a Triathlon

Training for a triathlon? Maybe you’re a nervous first-timer who has no idea where to…

Landie Greyling - a day in the life
A day in the Life: Trail Runner Landie Greyling

Have you ever wondered how other people live? When they wake up, what they eat,…

Ursula Grobler: Chasing Childhood Dreams
Ursula Grobler: Chasing Childhood Dreams

In his famous talk “The Last Lecture”, Randy Pausch  speaks about  “Really Achieving your Childhood…

The Cheat Meals of Elite Athletes
The Cheat Meals of Elite Athletes

Elite athletes keep a pretty rigid schedule. From training to what they put in their…

Henri Schoeman Born to be an Olympian
Henri Schoeman Born to be an Olympian

In the quarter century that Henri Schoeman’s been alive, there’s never been a time when…

Mari Rabie - the Triathlete is Back and Headed for Rio 2016
Mari Rabie – the Triathlete is Back and Headed for Rio 2016

When Mari Rabie was a little girl, Elana Meyer gave her and her sister a…

Marc Mundell: Walking into Rio 2016
Marc Mundell: Walking into Rio 2016

My first memory of the Olympics is watching the Atlanta Olympic Games in 1996. My…

Team SA to Rio Olympics 2016
Team SA to Rio Olympics 2016 [Full List]

Team SA for the RIO Olympics 2016 have officially been announced by SASCOC this morning.…

Meet Chris Cherry, Caroline Wostmann's Younger Brother
Meet Chris Cherry, Caroline Wostmann’s Younger Brother

Remember Caroline Wostmann’s climb up the Comrades ladder? She ran Comrades for the first time…

South African Female Athletes
8 South African Female Athletes You Should Know

 South Africa commemorates woman’s month in August each year as a tribute to the thousands…