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2015 Xterra Grabouw

27 Feb 2015

Last Saturday, 22 February we took part on the Xterra Grabouw Championships! 1,5km Swim-28km MTB-12km Trail Run. We had 24 teams, mixed and men’s teams racing for Thanks to Steve and his team for organizing swimmers and runners for us!

15 of us rode to Grabouw on Saturday and some had to drive in the afternoon, so it was more like a camp for us. On the Sunday, we had breakfast around 07:00 and met our teammates for the day. The teams put together were of varying strengths and levels which made for a fun day out with some great results. team

All smiles before a great day out: Josline Mutombo, Robert Fowler & Siyabulela Mabaso.

We had the strongest mixed team with Nic Lamond and Pro Tri-Athletes Jodie Swallow and James Cunnama coming in first team overall and just behind the winner Stuart Marais.

The men’s strongest team of myself riding, Abongile running and the big supporter and former Xterra Champion Dan Hugo himself swimming. Teaming up with Dan was a great opportunity for us and we had no choice but to win a men’s team category and that’s what we did, finishing just behind the pro-mixed team. 1st mixed team and 1st man’s team for us which is the great results for the day - a great performance by all the songo teams on the day.

1st Mixed Team SMS Postal

1st Mixed team SMS Portal James Cunnama, Jodie Swallow & Nic Lamond.

1st Mens team SMS Portal

1st Mens team: Dan Hugo, Sipho Madolo & Abongile Snyman

Big thanks go to Steve Bryant and all the runners & swimmers for the great support. Also a huge thanks to SMS Portal & Archer Mobile for the generous donations.

SMS Portal - generous supporter

Archer Mobile - generous supporter