Billabong Junior Series Final Event presented by All Aboard Travel Seal Point, Cape St Francis – The final event of the Billabong Junior Series 2017 presented by All Aboard Travel will take place at Seal Point, Cape St Francis on the weekend Friday 29 Sept – Sunday 1 October. This year is the 20th year of this highly successful and nurturing Junior Series and the contest at Seal Point will actually clock in as the 59th individual event since the series started in 1997. This series – the longest running junior series in the world – has seen the likes of Jordy Smith and Bianca Buitendag emerge as Championship Tour surfers, and the . . .
PRETORIA, GAUTENG - In the build up to Spartan World Team Champs and OCR World Champs, this past weekend saw Jeep Team SA OCR Athletes, Thomas van Tonder and Jay Jay Deysel, competed in Race 6 of the Toyota Warrior Series, powered by Reebok, at Tierpoort Adventure Farm just outside Pretoria. Warrior #6 attracted just over 2500 competitors, all eager to challenge the notorious obstacle courses, known for their toughness and varied The weekend of racing started on Saturday with the Reebok Individual Sprint race – a short, high-intensive course spanning 200m with 10 obstacles, a great warm-up for the Elites who race on Sunday. Van Tonder . . .
JOHANNESBURG, September 14, 2017: Ahead of National Recycling Day on September 15, the Paper Recycling Association of South Africa (PRASA) shares the story about Mary Phillips, an entrepreneur who saw value in paper waste and old telephone directories. Mary Phillips got involved in the recycling industry in September 2012, and after what has been a long and sometimes times difficult haul, she is beginning to see the fruits of her labour. It all began when she decided that she had had enough of the corporate world and chose to go into business on her own account. The avenue she selected was recycling and her product of choice was . . .
Jeep Team's Hank McGregor win the Canoe Marathon world Championships. Photo: Image Supplied CAMPS DRIFT, PIETERMARITZBURG, KZN – Paddling in front of his home crowd, wife Pippa and young son, Thor, 39-year-old Hank McGregor (Jeep Team/Euro Steel/Gara Racing Paddles) won the K1 and K2 World double gold medals for the third time, making him a ten-time World Canoe Marathon Champion, cementing his position as the greatest marathon paddler of all time. The world’s best canoe marathon paddlers drew huge crowds as they took centre stage at the 2017 ICF Canoe Marathon CAMPS DRIFT, PIETERMARITZBURG, KZN – Paddling in front of his home crowd, . . .
Nelson Mandela Bay residents are in for a treat with an all-star line-up at the inaugural Cape Recife Music Festival, taking place in Nelson Mandela Bay on the 23rd of September. The festival, in partnership with the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality, forms part of the annual gathering of South Africa's single-fin longboard surfers at the Cobbles Classic, now in its fifth year. Top artists including Matthew Mole, Desmond and the Tutu's, Farryl Purkiss, Charlie Finch, Too Many Chiefs, ZA'frotronixx and The Brothers will be performing live at the festival, taking place within the pristine Cape Recife Nature Reserve. “The Cape Recife . . .