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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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My Breakthrough Year – The Story Behind It

Despite having a bad race in the Elite World Championships in London last weekend ….. What an exciting roller coaster ride! I have also had some time to reflect on my season as a whole. I started the year off by winning my regional championships followed by a third at our National sprint championships, which […]