Busy racing weekend

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This past weekend had the team representing all over the country with Xterra SA Champs in Grabouw, Trinity Gold Triathlon in Germiston, the Pirates 21km Run and the McSteel Cycle race.

Our Xterra champs took the honors with Johandri winning an all expenses paid trip to Xterra World Champs in Maui and second in her age category and Michael Ferreira coming 4th overall and winning the Junior South African Championship tittle and a slot to race at the Junior Cross Triathlon Champs in Australia.

Back on the tar our roadie triathletes dominated at the Trinity Gold Triathlon series gaining numerous podiums with Bryan Difford taking 3rd overall, Garry Te Roller 6th overall, Jason Wilford 3rd in the Vets and both Alastair and Mike getting top 10 as well. In the duathlon Kevin took 3rd overall and our ladies really stole the show in the standard triathlon with Sunee 2nd overall, Samantha 3rd overall and Shannon 4th overall… Well done to everyone on a great weekend racing!


Standard Triathlon
Bryan Difford 3rd overall
Gary te Roller 6th overall
Jason Wilford 3rd
Alastair Stewart 6th
Mike Kane-Smith 9th
Sunee Pretorius 1st (2nd overall)
Samantha Harrington 2nd (3rd overall)
Shannon Lourens 3rd
Tammy Visagie 11th
Kerry Ellis-Williams 24th
Julie Wilford 9th
Paul Vermaak 39th
Standard Duathlon
Kevin Johnson 1st
Sprint Triathlon
Iola Visagie 11th
Sprint Duathlon
Gavin Justin Mahoney 17th



Team ES launches their 2016 Training Camps!

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We’ve been hard at work behind the scenes over the last 18 months to secure the best available facilities, team, program and value for money available to athletes coming to our camps and we are happy to announce that we are launching our camps in April this year at the world class Michael House School. We will be kicking off with our first one focused on 70.3 distance on the 29th April with a jam packed long weekend of not only training but with a focus on the athletes leaving with training knowledge, confidence and a better understanding of their bodies when placed under training stress.

We look forward to welcoming everyone in April to an exciting future of many more camps to come and hope to see you there, spots are limited to 20 athletes so feel free to pop us a mail with any questions you may have or to book your spot now. Details below:

ES Camp flyer

Our team is expanding in 2016!

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As we have hit the ground running in 2016 already we have accomplished so much and are yet to reach our full potential and intend on the year getting bigger and better as we go along. In order to improve, grow and get the team to the next level we are always on the lookout for fresh ideas and ways of improving…


On that note we would like to welcome Travis Johnston to our coaching team who has already been putting the team through their paces at track sessions and he will be bringing a new spin to the team and we welcome him with open arms. He is from an elite WTS background and has both local and international experience and is now diving into the longer distance events and focusing on 70.3 distances, able to help our athletes in all distances and all levels.


Welcome to the team Travis!!!

2016 kicks off to a rocket start!

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There is defiantly no time to sit back and let the year slowly kick in when it comes to triathlon and racing!

The year kicked off to a great start for the team racing CGT Triathlon Champs in Germiston two weeks back and having 13 team members qualify and multiple podiums all round. Next stop was 70.3 East London where we had a strong team representing and also our ‘Sleek Geek couch to half ironman’ crew taking on their first 70.3 distance… We are happy to report back that we had a full house finish and some amazing results, top 10 finishes, World Champs qualifiers and more, on the same weekend we had our ‘dirt junkies’ taking on the first of the Xterra race series in Buffelspoort also having some great races both in the full and lite with Johandri, Michael and Samantha all taking podium finishes.


Some of the team at their pre race warm up!

See all race results below:

70.3 East London
Gary TE ROLLER (407) 5:29:26
Alastair STEWART (1475) 5:43:12
Antonietta GIURICICH (2197) 5:45:25
Guy BARANYAY (1180) 5:46:54
Marisa VAN DER LINDE (2571) 5:49:41
Damian BOTOULAS (1591) 5:50:33
Quentin LEECH (1365) 5:51:35
Shannon LOURENS (2384) 5:51:59
Tyler CARMICHAEL (491) 5:57:50
Mike KANE-SMITH (1334) 6:05:41
Hayley WALTERS (2800) 6:21:19
Monika KRAUSHAAR (2514) 6:30:20
Mario SANTANA (1452) 6:34:38
Jennifer LAWRENCE (2518) 6:39:12
Maricia SCHEMPERS (2136) 6:44:53
Sinead BROOK (2603) 6:59:36
Henry BROOK (1211) 6:59:36
Gerhard BRAUN (1205) 7:08:11
Deidre HOFFMAN (2502) 7:18:16
Scott SARGENT (1072) 7:22:18
Justine BOLTON (2600) 7:46:15
Emmanuel MMUSETSI (1023) 8:02:03
Loren FISHER (2485) 8:27:12


World Champs qualification for Marisa, Antonietta and Hayley!

Xterra Full Results

Warrick KERNES 3:16:21 30 – 34 8th
Johandri LEICESTER 3:24:46 25 – 29 2nd
Karyn SOUTHGATE 3:31:38 35 – 39 6th

Xterra Light results : http://www.triathlonsa.co.za/Public/ViewNews.aspx?id=1268

Michael FERREIRA 1:10:02 19 – 24 2nd
Simon Owen 1:31:50 40 – 44 5th
Dave HARRINGTON 1:31:51 45 – 49 5th
Andries ROUSSEAU 1:40:05 35 – 39 12th
Samantha HARRINGTON 1:43:24 35 – 39 3rd
Connar Hartnady 1:49:38 35 – 39 25th


Michael Ferreira takes 2nd overall


Well Done to everyone on a very successful year and its not even February yet, so much more to come!