15 EPIC reasons why we loved the 2017 Walkerbay Xtreme

15 EPIC reasons why we loved the 2017 Walkerbay Xtreme

We can’t believe a week has already passed since the HI-TEC Walkerbay Xtreme 2017. Here are some of our favourite memories.       4. Dylan Victor does crazy stuff on a bike. And you thought your job was stressful…                       Get ready for...
Urban Xtreme: Podium Results

Urban Xtreme: Podium Results

Two days of thrilling racing saw some of the country’s best mountain bikers go head to head in a fast and furious 800m technical MTB criterium circuit race, which saw the Hermanus Old Harbour precinct transform into an exhilarating urban obstacle course. Title...
Triathlon Results

Triathlon Results

The Walkerbay Xtreme Sprint Triathlon took place early on 30 April 2017, under the eagle eyes of the team from Triathlon South Africa. Unprecedented low ocean temperatures made the event wetsuit-compulsory. A wet start set the scene for a cold swim, followed by a...
UPDATED: Cliffpath Xtreme Results (Provisional)

UPDATED: Cliffpath Xtreme Results (Provisional)

The HI-TEC Xtreme kicked off on 29 April 2017 with the Cliffpath Xtreme – 5.7km, 12.6km & 18.1km runs along the iconic Hermanus Cliff Path. A full results set will be added to the event page shortly. 18.1km – Men Position First Name Last Name Time 1...
BIG 6 XTREME Athlete Notice

BIG 6 XTREME Athlete Notice

The 2017 edition of the HI-TEC Walkerbay Xtreme has finally arrived, and we can’t wait to welcome you to Hermanus this coming weekend. BIG 6 XTREME ATHLETES: Please take note of the following important information as you get ready to #FindYourXtreme. Note that...
HI-TEC Walkerbay Xtreme: A Supporters’ Guide

HI-TEC Walkerbay Xtreme: A Supporters’ Guide

Hermanus will be a hive of activity this weekend, and whether you are an athlete, supporter, visitor or resident, there’s something for everyone! Here’s how you can make the most of your action-packed weekend: FUEL UP:  Hermanus has an eatery that will satisfy every...
Find Your Extreme In Hermanus This Weekend

Find Your Extreme In Hermanus This Weekend

Hermanus will see the return of the 3-day Hi-Tec Walkerbay Xtreme, taking place between 29 April and 1 May 2017, and the town is buzzing with excitement over the long weekend’s action. Featuring 11 thrilling events over three days – together with a Big Six...
Burgundy Restaurant Offers R10 000 Prize Money To Cliffpath Xtreme

Burgundy Restaurant Offers R10 000 Prize Money To Cliffpath Xtreme

It is easy to imagine the activities in Hermanus’ Old Harbour a hundred years ago. The boats laden with their catch return to the harbour. You can almost hear the fishermen calling out to one another as they haul their fishing boats ashore and above this, the cries of...
LIMITED Triathlon & Big 6 Entries Available

LIMITED Triathlon & Big 6 Entries Available

After closing entries for the Triathlon and Big 6 Xtreme a few weeks ago, we have received a number of entry requests from athletes who missed out on an entry. As a result, we have reopened both entry portals and will accept a very limited number of entries between...
Open Water Swim: Wetsuit or Naked?

Open Water Swim: Wetsuit or Naked?

With the Walkerbay Xtreme Open Water Xtreme around the corner, many athletes have asked us whether the swim is wetsuit-compulsory. We’ve looked at some historic water temperate stats on seatemperature.org, and the great news is that the minimum average is above...
WBX Urban Xtreme – Is This YOUR Ride?

WBX Urban Xtreme – Is This YOUR Ride?

Online entries are still open for the 2017 HI-TEC Walkerbay Xtreme Urban Xtreme MTB Criterium. Will YOU win a share of the R30 000 prize money? Get your adrenaline pumping in this 800m MTB Criterium Circuit Race, as we combine a short track race with technical...
The WBX Tough Mother Xtreme Is Almost Here!

The WBX Tough Mother Xtreme Is Almost Here!

If you have entered the 2017 Walkerbay Xtreme Tough Mother Xtreme, then this post is for you! Welcome to the 2017 Tough Mother Xtreme! We’ve given this year’s event a complete revamp with an all-Male and all-Female two-person team format, including a scaled and Rx...
Surf-Ski Safety

Surf-Ski Safety

Safety always come first when you go out for a paddle, especially because sea and weather conditions can change in the blink of an eye. Take your surf-ski safety to the Xtreme with our list of surfski-safety essentials… Entries into the Old Harbour Xtreme are...
Wesgro Puts Weight Behind Walkerbay Xtreme

Wesgro Puts Weight Behind Walkerbay Xtreme

The HI-TEC Walkerbay Xtreme, a three-day multisport adventure festival taking place in Hermanus between 29 April and 1 May, has received official endorsement from Wesgro, the official tourism, trade and investment promotion agency for Cape Town and the Western Cape....
The Strongman Golden Age

The Strongman Golden Age

Before Brian Shaw. Before Žydrūnas Savickas. Before Samuel Frauenstein, Lawrence da Silva, Ettiene Smit and Tristan O’Brien, there was a group of athletes who were each stronger than 10 men. They could bend iron bars with their teeth and break chains. They represented...
Sprint Triathlon: A Tri For All

Sprint Triathlon: A Tri For All

A sprint triathlon is a great event to test and improve the skill levels of novice and experienced triathletes alike. Abré Roux explains why… Longer isn’t always better. Just like T20 cricket has forced even the best batsman & bowlers in the world to...