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The popular Greyt Middelplaas Escape mountain bike event has added an exciting racing element to its 2021 edition, taking place at Middelplaas Farm, Greyton, on April 10. Photo: Jacques Marais
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Greyt Escape adds interesting racing element for 2021

The popular Greyt Middelplaas Escape mountain bike event has added an exciting racing element to its 2021 edition, taking place at Middelplaas Farm, Greyton, on April 10. Due to the uncertain times surrounding everyone, organisers Overberg MTB Events have incorporated a Strava timed-segment element to the event. The leaderboards will automatically be calculated from all

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This year’s De Hoop Vlei MTB Experience will offer a pristine getaway weekend filled with untamed and unspoilt mountain bike trails and miles of breath-taking ocean views. Photo: Jacques Marais
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A weekend of pure bliss at De Hoop Vlei MTB Experience

This year’s De Hoop Vlei MTB Experience will offer a pristine getaway weekend filled with untamed and unspoilt mountain bike trails and miles of breath-taking ocean views. The 2021 edition is taking place from August 20 to 22 at De Hoop Collection, De Hoop Nature Reserve. It consists of a sunset ride on Friday, followed

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Jennie Stenerhag and Amy McDougall will make their debut at this year’s Stanford MTB Classic when it takes place at the Stanford Valley Guest Farm on February 27. Photo: Supplied
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Stenerhag, McDougall to make debut at Stanford MTB Classic

Jennie Stenerhag and Amy McDougall will make their debut at this year’s Stanford MTB Classic when it takes place at the Stanford Valley Guest Farm on February 27. The Western Cape-based race will take on the popular guided ride format and offer a 55km and 25km ride. Stenerhag, a former Swedish national marathon champion, said

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Certified Bodytalk practitioner Elana Sissison courageously shares her healing journey to enhance others’ lives. Photo: Supplied
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Bodytalk practitioner uses personal journey to heal others

Bodytalk practitioner Elana Sissison speaks from the heart, and courageously shares her healing journey to enhance others’ lives. The 57-year-old from Johannesburg suffered from thyroid cancer a few years ago and felt that it would be powerful to share her journey and how Bodytalk helped so much with her healing. “I felt terrible anxiety after

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Stanford MTB Classic adopts popular guided ride format

This year’s Stanford MTB Classic will take on the popular guided ride format when the one-day mountain bike event takes place at Stanford Valley Guest Farm, Western Cape, on February 27. Overberg MTB Events used this format for last year’s De Hoop Vlei MTB Experience, which proved to be a great success. Recent Covid-19 restrictions

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Race Across South Africa spirit encapsulated in short film

Race Across South Africa (RASA) organisers have released a short film that encapsulates the essence of the 2 150km, non-stop, self-navigated mountain bike ride that starts in Pietermaritzburg and ends in Wellington. In this beautiful film, two of the event’s stalwarts, Tim James (nine-time finisher and single speed record holder, 2020) and Mike Woolnough (six-time

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Top-class vendors at fifth annual Hermanus Christmas market

Visitors can expect an array of top-class vendors when the fifth annual The Gift Market takes place in Hermanus, Western Cape, from December 16 to 23. This unique and popular Christmas market, which invites the whole family, is hosted by Lizette Conradie at Curro Hermanus Independent School and will be open daily from 10am to

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Top mountain biker Hill shows versatility with first road race win

Top mountain biker Sarah Hill showed how versatile she could be when she won her first road race at the inaugural Joburg Classic, which took place at Nooitgedacht Primary on November 21. The Galileo Risk rider claimed a narrow win, beating Joanna van de Winkel and Melissa Kretzinger into second and third in the 113km

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Popular Hermanus Christmas market celebrates fifth anniversary

The Gift Market has been entertaining visitors and providing the Hermanus community with an array of unique and talented vendors for five years. The market, which is taking place from December 16 to 23 at Curro Hermanus Independent School, is a unique annual shopping experience held during the peak of summer. It will be open

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Sarah Hill pulls off powerful comeback at Sabie Xperience

Professional mountain biker Sarah Hill felt physically, mentally, and emotionally fulfilled when she won the three-day Sabie Xperience, which started at Floreat Riverside Lodge on November 13. This was the 27-year-old’s first solo stage race win. Hill usually partners up with Theresa Ralph, who placed second in this race. “It was an incredible feeling to

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