Small Update Leading into the Games

To explain the last few months is very difficult. It’s been a very tough journey traveling away from home for so long for the first time and also dealing with injuries for pretty much the whole first half of the year. There have been so many downs and certain points of breakdowns I rarely find […]


2nd Consecutive African Championship Title!

By Mark Etheridge Henri Schoeman and Gillian Sanders have successfully defended their African Championships triathlon titles in Troutbeck, Zimbabwe. Now it’s on to the World Triathlon Series showdown in Cape Town next weekend. Schoeman covered the testing combination of a 1500-metre swim, 40-kilometre bike ride and 10km run in 2hr 00min 15sec for a clearcut […]


Quick update for January – February

I started the year off with a real bang! I attended a training camp in Fuerteventura, one of the Canary Islands in Spain. I have been fortunate enough to have been invited by Javier Gomez to train with him and his squad. It’s a great opportunity to train alongside a multiple and current world Champion […]


2013 Troutbeck Africa Cup

Looking back on my last race of the 2013 season, I feel nothing but gratitude. Defending my 2012 title was amazing and the organization from Triathlon Zimbabwe was absolutely spectacular. The ITU African Cup was staged in the beautiful mountains of Troutbeck in Zimbabwe at about 2000m. It has the same majestic feel as the […]


First 5150 African Champion!

Winning the Elite African Championships earlier this year and now winning the 5150 African Championships is something I am really pleased to have accomplished in the same year. The day started out very cold during the swim, but slowly started warming up throughout the bike and run. The cooler weather made it really nice for […]