The annual sporting event is planned along an eco-route to appeal to fitness enthusiasts of all ages and fitness levels.
The Grade 10 learner at Our Lady of Fatima Dominican Convent School will be competing at this year’s Lifesaving World Championships (LWC) in Adelaide (Australia)
The reveal of the team names as well as the distribution of South African marquee players was done on Monday.
The uBhejane Xtreme was always an iconic 340km ride for rhinos that prided itself on the fact that it was a challenge, an event that not all riders would be able to finish.
Gords Reid will be riding on a tandem bike with his youngest daughter, Erin (11), who will be attempting her first-ever Amashova.
Mandy Kidson and her partner Greg Willmore are cycling in the 65 kilometre event in aid of CHOC and in memory of their friend, Jodi Wersig, who died of cancer this year.
The event will act as a fundraiser to help budding junior and nipper lifesavers to attend next year’s South African Lifesaving Championships in Port Elizabeth.
Since the start of spring, the river paddling season, regular paddlers taking part in the races have been relishing paddling on superb water levels.
In the men’s race, Joshua Cheptegei broke his own course record and with that the Ugandan Record and the SA all-comers record on the day.
Kingsmead joins Bidvest Wanderers Stadium, SuperSport Park, St. George’s Park, PPC Newlands and Eurolux Boland Park as the bases for the tournament.
Durban North triathlete, Henri Schoeman, walked away with the KZN Sportsman of the Year award.