Mr Hi-Tec’s heart is here in Hermanus

Mr Hi-Tec’s heart is here in Hermanus

Writer: Pia Nänny |March 5, 2019 |The Village News He proudly wears the green and gold when the Springboks play, he listens to Afrikaans music in his car in Holland, and when his cellphone rings it plays Kurt Darren’s Kaptein, span die seile. Dutch entrepreneur Frank...
The Place to be in April 2019

The Place to be in April 2019

The Hi-Tec Walkerbay Xtreme is the ideal weekend to getaway with mates. It has everything you could want as a young, fit and healthy person seeking an active – yet fun time away with friends! There are a whole host of sporting activities to choose from, each...
Xtreme Cuisine has landed in Hermanus

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

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

2019 Entries are Open

HI-TEC WALKERBAY XTREME IS BACK…and it’s bigger and better than ever before! Entries for the Hi-Tec 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...
5 Things to do in Hermanus before the Hi-Tec Walkerbay Xtreme 2019

5 Things to do in Hermanus before the Hi-Tec Walkerbay Xtreme 2019

The 2018 Hi-Tec Walkerbay Xtreme may be behind us, but the coastal town of Hermanus is still humming from the buzz and excitedly anticipating the 2019 event taking place from 26 to 28 April. Prior to completing the event, I believe I totally underestimated the small...
Old Harbour Xtreme Surf-Ski

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...
Blue Mountain Xtreme Trail Runs

Blue Mountain Xtreme Trail Runs

The Blue Mountain Xtreme 17km Trail Run returned, together with the introduction of a new 10km distance. Due to route markers being removed and/or changed on the 17km Trail Run during the course of the night, many participants experienced challenges with the route and...
Walkerbay Xtreme Junior Triathlon

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. There were some nervous...
Walkerbay Xtreme MTB Triathlon

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...
2018 Big 6 Xtreme Standings

2018 Big 6 Xtreme Standings

BIG 6 XTREME: MEN Rank Name Points Gap 29-Apr 29-Apr 28-Apr 28-Apr 27-Apr 2.5km Swim Sprint Triathlon Swim-Run-Jump 17km MTB Mile Sprint 1 WEIS, Bradley 494,26 99,97 100 100 100 94,29 2 SHAW, Riaan 475,09 19,17 95,14 95,63 99,52 84,8 100 3 PIVO, Dylan 471,87 22,39 100...
Open Water Swim

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. Spectators watched in awe as these swimmers battled the elements, in an event that...
Walkerbay Xtreme Sprint Triathlon

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. He dashed over the finish...
Urban Xtreme MTB Criterium

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. Congratulations to...
Blue Water SUP Challenge

Blue Water SUP Challenge

Our SUP participants braved some choppy seas for a fun afternoon in the waves. We were even joined by SA SUP champ, Khara Doyle! Congrats to the following SUPers who paid their respects to the ocean, and earned our respect in return: Mike Theron Mike Swingler Kit...
See en Sand Swim-Run-Jump

See en Sand Swim-Run-Jump

The See en Sand Swim-Run-Jump 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...