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What a Week!

What a Week!

14 November 2018 - Registered Dietician Mariella Dierks obviously knows how to ‘fuel up’ for optimum performance, given her two podium finishes at two major triathlon races in the first week of September!...
A Flash of Red

A Flash of Red

23 August 2018 - Whether it is triathlons, trail running or life-saving competitions, Linda Detering has the talent and potential to become a major force in every sport she tries. – BY PJ MOSES With her ...
Matters of the Heart

Matters of the Heart

25 July 2018 - Dawie Aucamp has been running for 26 years, but the last few years have been really challenging after he suffered a heart attack while out training… even though he didn’t know that unt...
Two Careers in One

Two Careers in One

10 April 2018 - Many athletes dream of turning pro and making a career out of their favourite sport. They know it will take hard work and discipline, but the thought of getting paid to train and race is just so ap...
Couldn’t… Shouldn’t… Did

Couldn’t… Shouldn’t… Did

22 March 2018 - Having recently finished her first Ironman 70.3 race in East London, Rogeema Kenny has not just done something she once thought she couldn’t do, she’s done something that many people sa...
Kona Conquered

Kona Conquered

14 December 2017 - The Ironman World Champs race in Kona, Hawaii, is considered one of the toughest sporting events, and when blind triathlete Helen Webb crossed the Kona finish line this October, she added yet anoth...
Hand in Hand

Hand in Hand

26 October 2017 - Ironman couple Rodney and Melanie Nel finished the Ironman hand in hand on the red carpet in 2017, having only done their first triathlon a few months earlier, once again showing that the Modern At...
Feeling Inspired

Feeling Inspired

27 September 2017 - Fallon Finlayson is a 31-year-old graphic designer now based in Somerset West in the Cape, who lives by two motivational sayings: My only fear is not trying, and if your goals don’t scare you...
Transform Your Swimming with DARE TO TRI

Transform Your Swimming with DARE TO TRI

30 August 2017 - In the six years that we have run the DARE TO TRI Programme, the most asked question is always, “Can you help me with my swim?” It seems that for many would-be triathletes or Ironman co...
Couch Potato to Ironman

Couch Potato to Ironman

15 August 2017 - My long journey to becoming a triathlete has been an awesome, life-changing experience that I can recommend to any person. You will never know until you try a triathlon! – BY MORNE HEYSTEK ...
New DARE TO TRI Season Up and Running

New DARE TO TRI Season Up and Running

27 July 2017 - The Modern Athlete DARE TO TRI Academy has had six very successful years since we started with our initial coaching project that took 10 novices to compete at the 70.3 Ironman South Africa in 2012....
Welcome Home, Colleen

Welcome Home, Colleen

02 March 2016 - It’s been years since US-based Colleen De Reuck competed in a South African running event, but on 26 March she will line up for the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon, thanks to sponsors KPMG, an...