The curtain has come down on the 2015 Otter Africa Trail Run, presented by Salomon and Gu. Event organizer Mark Collins has had a chance to breathe and take in what has happened. He told Jeff Ayliffe how he was feeling -
Specialized RECM's Ariane Kleinhans and Annika Langvad finished stage 3 in 2nd place, just over 4 minutes behind Topeak-Ergon. It was another hard day, of consolidating 2nd place and looking to find the rhythm.
South African big wave charger Chris Bertish has just returned to Cape Town, after having been one of the invited surfers at the Red Bull 'Titans of Mavericks'. Chris caught up with Jeff Ayliffe to chat about his trip to CA, and a few other things.
Jeff grabbed a quick moment with Christoph Sauser and Sipho Madolo as they prepare to take on the 2016 Absa Cape Epic - Susi is looking forward to racing with the young man that has become such a huge inspirtation
One of the athletes who knows exactly what to expect at the 2015 Otter African Trail run, and one the most recognizable and popular trail runners on the local scene is Capetonian Kim Stephens. Kim told Jeff Ayliffe that she is looking forward to what will hopefully be a good run in 2015.
Hano Otto, event manager at Trisport SA, chats to Oyster catcher MC Jeff Ayliffe about next weekends Oyster catcher Trail run. Hano and his team say everything is on track, or should that be 'on-trail', for a great event.
Tough day for Ariane and Annika on stage 2 of the Swiss Epic -the girls finished 2nd, 8 minutes behind Topeak-Ergon, and now lie about 4 minutes off the lead in the GC. Jeff caught up to them shortly after the close of today's stage.
Ariane Kleinhans is ready to race as the 2016 Absa Cape Epic looms closer, she and her partner Annika Langvad are confident that a recent road race has helped therm to find their groove, and she told Jeff Ayliffe she was ready to get to Meerendal -