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February 15, 2018
Another successful aQuellé Midmar Mile done and dusted

27858090_2040027109357212_5536964610485762793_n The 2018 aQuellé Midmar Mile, which took place on 10 and 11 February, saw some 13 000 swimmers take to the waters of Midmar Dam. As always, the excitement was palpable and a safe, enjoyable swim was had by all. Saturday morning saw temperatures north of 30 degrees, and event one, the Disabled/Ironman/Ironwoman/Biathlon/71 years and over event, splashed off at 8.15am. A large number of swimmers celebrated their completion of the Comrades Marathon, Dusi Canoe Marathon and the aQuellé Midmar Mile. Briton Bailey Hairsine was the first swimmer out of the water in this race in 21:04, swimming out of category... ...

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February 5, 2018
Meet seven-time Mile winner Chad Ho

ChadHonew The competitive open water swimming bug bit Chad Ho 13 years ago, and the unpredictability of the sport is what he loves most! “It’s a mysterious sport,” he explained. “Not knowing what the outcome will be gives me an extra adrenaline rush.” We caught up with Chad and asked him how becoming a father since his last aQuellé Midmar Mile has impacted his life. “Nothing has changed in terms of my training schedule and competing,” he explained. “I still train just as hard and just as much, competing as much as I can.” If anything has changed, Chad told the... ...

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January 31, 2018
Meet newcomer to open water swimming – Brent Szurdoki

Brent Szurdoki winner men 14 to 30 Brent Szurdoki entered the open water swimming scene with a splash a few weeks ago, winning the men’s 14-30 1 200-metre event at Lake Heritage Water Festival in a cool time of 14:32. We asked him what he loved most about his new sport. “I’d say my favourite thing about open water swimming is that anyone can do it,” he commented. “It’s open to everyone in the family, and we don’t find that in pool swimming.” Brent will be taking on his first aQuellé Midmar Mile this year, and while he’s unwilling to put a prediction on his time as... ...

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