Sport Unlimited Cape Classic Quick Facts


posted by Olivia Jones on 15th March 2007

WHAT: The Sport Unlimited Cape Classic is the first and one of the most awaited events on the South African Bodyboarding Association’s (SABA) annual event calendar. An event of this magnitude attracts competitors from around the country, all competing for top honours, to get a head start on the 2007 circuit.

Divisions cater for Boys, Girls (U16), Juniors (U18), Pro Men, Women, Men, Masters and Drop Knee.

When: Saturday 17 to Sunday 18 March

Where: Glen Beach in Camps Bay, Cape Town.

Who: South Africa’s top performing riders will be fighting for a top position in the first SABA circuit event of the year of the year.

Last years winner and South Africa’s top ranked bodyboarder, Wesley Fischer, will be returning from Hawaii along with Mark Watts to enter the competition and will no doubt be the hot favourites for the competition this year. Current SA Champion Alistair Taylor (CKZN) will be looking to keep up his winning streak by taking a win and placing fear in the hearts of his competitors at an early stage of the year.

In the Juniors Division, local boy Jared Houston(WP) will be fighting to gain an early lead over rival Micheal Ostler. These two are always showing off for the crowds by trying to out do the other and putting on a great show for the spectators on the beach.

In the Masters Division, a pioneer of the sport and current SA Masters Champion, Mike van Huysteen, will be looking to keep his title after winning in this division at last years event. Mike will also be showing his years of experience against the best in the country by entering the Pro Mens Division..

Information: For information regarding which beach the event will be held on contact:

Angus Houston: 082 920 5311
Ian Kruger: 082 594 3082

Prizes: The cash prizes and products total for the event is valued at over a staggering R100 000.

Sponsors: The Sport Unlimited Cape Classic is hosted by the Western Province Bodyboarding Association and is co-sponsored by Sport Unlimited, Reef South Africa, Science Bodyboards, Spur and Debis Fleet Management.

Event Liaison: Ian Kruger
Mobile: +27 (0) 82 594 3082
Email: [email protected]

MEDIA: Darryn Stephen is the communications manager for the event
Mobile: +27 (0) 72 511 1578
Email: [email protected]

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