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Xtreme Cuisine has landed in Hermanus

The primary focus of the Walkerbay Xtreme Festival is to highlight the magnificence of the Hermanus area and all the activities that our beautiful towns and spectacular surroundings have to offer. This includes the high-quality products and services provided for...

Finding Your Own Xtreme

The best part about the Walkerbay Xtreme is that it is a festival that accommodates everyone. The event provides a platform for you to discover new things about yourself. To test new waters, explore unchartered territories and see how far you can go… Never tried an...

2019 Entries are Open

HI-TEC WALKERBAY XTREME IS BACK…and it’s bigger and better than ever before! Entries for the Walkerbay Xtreme 2019, taking place from 26 – 28 April, have officially opened and the Old School Group team have some exciting new events and activities lined up. With 14...

Old Harbour Xtreme Surf-Ski

After initial concerns about the ocean conditions for Race Day, it was all systems go on Monday, 30 April, when paddlers set off from the New Harbour in Hermanus to tackle their choice of the 8km or 16km surf-ski course along the rugged Hermanus coastline. 16km...

Walkerbay Xtreme Junior Triathlon

It was an afternoon of fun for the kids aged 8 – 13 participating in the inaugural HI-TEC Walkerbay Xtreme Junior Triathlon – an event that aims to introduce young participants to multisport in a safe, fun and non-threatening way.

Walkerbay Xtreme MTB Triathlon

It was a double deal for Xterra World Champ – and European, Asian & African 70.3 Half Ironman Champ – Bradley Weiss, as well as Stellenbosch tri coach and triathlon star Vicky van der Merwe, who both won the inaugural Walkerbay Xtreme MTB Triathlon, hot on the heels of their Sprint Triathlon win earlier  in the morning.  

2018 Big 6 Xtreme Standings

Standings Updated to 29 April 2018: The Big 6 Xtreme requires an athlete to complete the six premier events that form part of the HI-TEC Walkerbay Xtreme. Earning points based on their performance in these events (a percentage, relative to that of the leading Big 6 Xtreme participant), these athletes compete for top honours over the course of four days.

Open Water Swim

The 2018 Walkerbay Xtreme Open Water Swim returned with another stunning day in the ocean, as skins and wetsuit swimmers braved the long 2.5km stretch between the New and Old Harbour. This year, the event also saw the introduction of a new distance – the shorter 600m swim within the Old Harbour for those who want the challenge of an ocean swim without the commitment of a long distance.

Walkerbay Xtreme Sprint Triathlon

Xterra World Champ – and European, Asian & African 70.3 Half Ironman Champ – Bradley Weiss smashed the competition with a convincing win in the 2018 edition of the HI-TEC Walkerbay Xtreme Sprint Triathlon on 29 April 2018.

Urban Xtreme MTB Criterium

The Urban Xtreme MTB Criterium is always a crowd pleaser, and this year was no different. We saw some incredible talent showing off their skills in this short-course technical race, made even better by the awesome spectator support and great vibe.

See en Sand Swim-Run-Jump

The See en Sand Swim-Run-Jump is unique in the sense that it is the only race of its kind in the world. While swim-run races are gaining popularity across the globe, the Walkerbay Xtreme See en Sand Swim-Run-Jump also incorporates a daring 18m cliff jump off the iconic Dreunkrans, nestled between the Old and New Harbours.

Cliffpath Fun Runs

The Walkerbay Xtreme Cliffpath Runs are undoubtedly among the most beautiful fun runs in the world, with unparalleled views in a spectacular setting, as athletes make their way along the coastal boardwalk. This year was no different, and we were thrilled to welcome a record number of runners to the early morning start at the Hermanus Old Harbour.

Valley Xtreme MTB Challenge

The inaugural Valley Xtreme MTB Challenge added a whole new dimension to the HI-TEC Walkerbay Xtreme’s overall event offering, by giving athletes access to the incredible trails and some epic riding on the mountain trails above Hermanus.