songo.info Race Report: Primary Schools League Race #1 of 2022

  On Saturday, 9th of April 2022, 10 children plus 2 coaches travelled to the Curro Meridian School in, Pinehurst, Durbanville to take part in the Primary School League Race #1. songo.info was represented by: Simamkele Magoqwana, Uviwe Tshali, Kamva Mtise, Yongama Mdletye, Isakhanya Vimba, Onathi Nogqala, Lunathi Sobekwa, Luyolo Dwamba, Ovayo Ntsenge, and Khanya…

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songo.info Race Report: WP BMX #3 from the Overberg BMX Club

On Sunday, 10 April 2022, Sipho Madolo took 11 children including 2 coaches to Hermanus to take part in the WP BMX #3. Songo.info was represented by: Amila Mntuyedwa, Wanda Qama, Onathi Nogqala, Alakhe Ndonda, Mivuyo Mndini, Yandisa Yolwa, Tsholo Letlotla, Lakhanya Skhobongwana, Onesimo Ndzonyana, Milani Dingani and Zizo Tshingana. Zizo, who is in Matric…

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Top Teams Riding for Education and Sport at the Absa Cape Epic

songo.info, the education and sporting charity founded by Christoph Sauser in 2008, will once again be represented by some of Specialized Factory Racing’s global superstars at the Absa Cape Epic. In 2022 the story goes beyond the elite men’s and women’s races however, as Sauser teams up with his former rival, Karl Platt, to target…

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songo.info Race Report: 2022 WP BMX #3

On Saturday, 5 March 2022, 11 children and 2 coaches travelled to the new Zone 7 BMX Track, on the West Coast, to take part in the third round of the Western Province BMX provincial series. The race was also the official opening of the newly built track. As such it was a great opportunity…

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SA BMX Champs Race Report

Round 5 and 6 of the BMX Nationals Series, as well as SA Champs took place on the 9th and 10th of October, at the Hermanus BMX Track. This is the first time in 19 years that Western Cape has hosted SA BMX Champs and it was an opportunity of a lifetime for some of…

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Race Report: 2021 BMX National Series

The first round of BMX Nationals took place on, 10 and 11 April, at the Kempton Park BMX Track in Johannesburg. The Nationals were during exam time for many schools, so we took a team of 5 and flew up, writes songo.info Sport Programme Manager and Head Coach Darryn Stow. We had 3 boys (Zizo,…

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Urban Greening Project at songo.info Clubhouse

Trees South Africa donate indigenous trees to spruce-up the urban environment around songo.info’s Kayamandi clubhouse. Nestled within Kayamandi, education and sporting charity, songo.info’s clubhouse used to be situated in a dust bowl. The brightly painted walls were the only colour in a space dominated by a car park and the programme’s clay surfaced BMX track.…

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songo.info Podiums at the Spur Schools MTB Leage Race #3

Words & Photos by Sipho Madolo. Montana High School once again hosted the third leg of The Spur Schools MTB League on Saturday, 24 August. We were lucky with the most beautiful weather as it’s usually windy on that particular track. Our kids really enjoy racing there as the track suits them a bit better,…

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songo.info Join Record Numbers at Spur Schools League Race

Words by Sipho Madolo and photos by Chris Hitchcock Bloemendal Wine Estate hosted the second leg of The Spur Schools MTB League this past weekend. It was pretty special to see so many participants and parents coming to support their kids at a bike race. With 907 riders it was the biggest ever turn out…

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songo.info BMX Race

Words by Darryn Stow & photos by Amber Reeder.  The second race of the new Western Province BMX series was hosted by songo.info this past Saturday, the 25th of May. It was the first BMX Race of the year on our track and the first time since we upgraded the first two straights.  We were…

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songo.info Report on the WP XCO MTB Championships Race

Words and photos by Sipho Madolo.  The Diamant Estate, in Paarl, hosted the WP XCO MTB Championships on the 18th of May. This is a new venue for Cross Country racing and the new course didn’t disappoint. I walked the course while our kids were practicing, just to make sure they take the best lanes.…

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songo.info Report on the Hermanus BMX

Words & Photos by Darryn Stow. After a few months of no racing, it was time for the first BMX race of the year at the newly built BMX track in Hermanus, on the 4th of May. Rickus and his team have been working hard on their track and it was great for the kids…

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songo.info Report on Round 3 of the SRAM WC XCO Series

This past weekend the Zevenwacht Wine Estate hosted the 3rd Round of the SRAM WC XCO Series and the weather was perfect for racing. The racing course was nice and technical with lots of climbing which made the racing a lot more interesting, for everyone from the Sprogs to the Elite riders. We had 9…

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