What is Multisport?
Multisport is a multi-disipline sport consisting of 3 various activities eg Swim,bike,run is the ( original road triathlon) with newer versions being off road( trail run,mountain bike,swim or paddle)
The route will be on a set course, which will be marked out, with varying race distances possible e.g. long course and short course options. You can race as an individual or as a team. The main prizes will go to individual racers although team prizes may be awarded. Multisport is not the same as adventure racing! For more info on multisport races check out www.mudman.co.za. These are perfect examples of multisport races in which the whole family can take part.
The Multisport Coach: Ewan Cochran
In addition to Ewan's paddling pedigree, he was a member of the Team Jeep Adventure Racing and Multisport team for a number of seasons 2005-2011. Since the beginning of 2007, Ewan has been increasingly involved in setting various race routes for Mountain Bike and Multi-sport races. Ewan has also been involved in all 3 MTB World cups hosted in PMB as well as the UCI BMX World Championships in 2010 and 2011 BMX Super Cross World Cup. Ewan is a Cycling South Afirca accredited coach. Multisport coaching takes place at various venues depending on what we are training for. Giba is our MTB and Running venue and Shongweni dam is our Paddling venue. Training takes place on Wednesday and Fridays. The session is generally about 2hours long and the focus is on Multisport.