Attakwas Extreme

20 01, 2024

Miller and Sanders Crowned King and Queen of the Attakwas Extreme

By |2024-01-20T19:28:44+02:00January 20th, 2024|News|Comments Off on Miller and Sanders Crowned King and Queen of the Attakwas Extreme

Namibian champion Alex Miller and, former South African marathon champion, Samantha Sanders conquered the Attakwaskloof and temperatures in excess of 40 degrees Celsius to win the 2024 Momentum Medical Scheme Attakwas Extreme, presented by Biogen. The race, which took place on Saturday, 20 January, from Chandelier Game Lodge, near Oudtshoorn, to Pine Creek Resort, in [...]

10 03, 2023

The Attakwas Remains Extreme: Secure Your Slot for Philosophic Contemplation Now

By |2023-03-15T09:47:44+02:00March 10th, 2023|News|Comments Off on The Attakwas Remains Extreme: Secure Your Slot for Philosophic Contemplation Now

Every rider who has attempted the Momentum Medical Scheme Attakwas Extreme, presented by Biogen, knows exactly how tough it is. It manages to roll all of cycling’s cliches into one. “It never gets easier, you just get faster” rings momentarily true, except nobody gets much faster. “It is by riding a bicycle that you learn [...]

21 01, 2023

Beers and Hill Victorious at 2023 Hell of the South

By |2023-01-21T19:10:52+02:00January 21st, 2023|News|Comments Off on Beers and Hill Victorious at 2023 Hell of the South

Matt Beers and Sarah Hill won the 2023 Momentum Medical Scheme Attakwas Extreme, presented by Biogen, in very different ways on Saturday, 21 January. The Toyota Specialized rider beat PYGA Euro Steel’s Alex Miller in a sprint. While Hill broke away from Elrika Harmzen-Pretorius on the climb towards the Queen of the Mountain hotspot and [...]

11 01, 2023

Attakwas Extreme: The 2023 MTB Season Starts Here

By |2023-01-11T13:33:58+02:00January 11th, 2023|News|Comments Off on Attakwas Extreme: The 2023 MTB Season Starts Here

The traditional mountain biking season opener, the Momentum Medical Scheme Attakwas Extreme, presented by Biogen, will once again feature a stellar elite field. Headlined by the record holder, Wessel Botha, and the 2020 winner, Matt Beers, the men’s race is sure to be fiercely contested. The women’s race is likely to be a battle between [...]

15 01, 2022

Andreassen and De Villiers Beat the Heat to Win Attakwas Extreme Titles

By |2022-01-15T18:50:39+02:00January 15th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Andreassen and De Villiers Beat the Heat to Win Attakwas Extreme Titles

Oudtshoorn’s Yolande de Villiers and Denmark’s Simon Andreassen coped relatively well with the extreme heat in the Klein Karoo on Saturday, 15 January 2022. In doing so the pair were able to best survive the 16th edition of the Momentum Medical Scheme Attakwas Extreme, presented by Biogen. Their victories were completed in 6 hours, 6 [...]

12 01, 2022

Defending Champions Face Stern Test at 2022 Hell of the South

By |2022-01-12T13:59:27+02:00January 12th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Defending Champions Face Stern Test at 2022 Hell of the South

The Momentum Medical Scheme Attakwas Extreme, presented by Biogen, is set to take place on Saturday, 15 January 2022. The 16th edition of the race will see South Africa’s top mountain bikers go head-to-head in a battle to raise a stone from the Attakwakloof above their heads. In so doing they will get their 2022 [...]

7 12, 2021

The Season Begins Again with the #HellOfTheSouth

By |2022-01-12T13:54:27+02:00December 7th, 2021|News|Comments Off on The Season Begins Again with the #HellOfTheSouth

The 2021 South African mountain biking season my have only just concluded, but the attention is already shifting to next year. With an easing of restrictions expected the 2022 season should be the first in two years to follow the usual rhythm. This means a return of South Africa’s premier one-day race and arguably the [...]

18 12, 2020

Attakwas Extreme Postponed Due to Second Wave

By |2020-12-18T11:35:25+02:00December 18th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Attakwas Extreme Postponed Due to Second Wave

Momentum Medical Scheme, Biogen and Dryland Event Management have taken the decision to postpone the 2021 Momentum Medical Scheme Attakwas Extreme presented by Biogen. Given the rapid increase in Covid-19 cases in the Garden Route in general, and Oudtshoorn in particular, staging an event of this size would not be responsible. After careful consideration to [...]

26 02, 2020

The Hell of the South Celebrates 15th Anniversary In 2021

By |2020-02-26T15:59:43+02:00February 26th, 2020|News|Comments Off on The Hell of the South Celebrates 15th Anniversary In 2021

To celebrate the 15th edition, of the Momentum Medical Scheme Attakwas Extreme presented by Biogen, Dryland Event Management will be offering mountain bikers 15% in value back to 2021 entrants. The offer launches when entries open on the 27th of February, at 12:00, and close at midnight on the 31st of March. In 2021 the [...]

18 01, 2020

Beers and Stenerhag Kick-Off 2020 In (Muddy) Style

By |2023-01-27T13:27:48+02:00January 18th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Beers and Stenerhag Kick-Off 2020 In (Muddy) Style

NAD Pro MTB’s Matt Beers and Fairtree Capital’s Jennie Stenerhag started the 2020 mountain biking season in the best possible way on Saturday, 18 January. The pair overcame formidable elite, men’s and women’s, fields to win the Momentum Health Attakwas Extreme presented by Biogen. Depth of competition and the famously difficult course were made more [...]

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