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Jessica Claims Sea Swim

Collegiate scholar Jessica Roux led the way this weekend to win the 5km open water swim at the second round of the Eastern Cape Swim Series, recording a fast time of just short of 1hr and 5 minutes. Held at the picturesque Marina Martinique, Roux placed fourth overall in a strong field to win the […]

Velia Better than the Best

Velia Janse van Rensburg (fourth from right, top row) proved the quality of her competition, when she beat all comers in the SPAR Ocean Racing Series, at Hobie Beach during the weekend, finishing well in-front of SA Ironman Champ Raynard Tissink. Picture courtesy Zports for Life Just under 300 participants took part in the last […]

Velia Breaks Ocean Racing Record

2km Ocean Swim Champion and repeat record-breaker Velia Janse van Rensburg poses with the 2008 men’s winner Byron Lockett following her victory. Picture courtesy Zports for Life Velia Janse van Rensburg performed very well under pressure to secure a win, as all eyes were on her being the defending champion of the SPAR Ocean Series, […]

Ocean Racing Series Success

Ladies 2km Ocean Swim champion Velia Janse van Rensburg (orange costume) pictured just prior to the start of the 2km Ocean Swim SPAR Ocean Racing Series – the News Cafe Race 10. Picture courtesy Zports.co.za Despite road closures and very windy conditions, over 150 women’s and men’s participants braved the conditions to take part in […]

Louise Chases Natalie in Open Water

South African swimming sensation Natalie du Toit on her way to another comfortable win, but 17-year old challenger Louise Smythe is not content to remain a runner-up for long. Picture courtesy Forever Marketing The inaugural Telkom SA National Open Water Championships was held at the picturesque Mofam River Lodge near Elgin in the Western Cape […]

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