A group of SA Rugby Legends will once again be participating in the Tsogo Sun Amashova

Cycle Race from Pietermaritzburg to Durban on Sunday 16th October.

It is a highlight on the Legends calendar as many of them take to cycling as a less strenuous form of exercise after all those years on the rugby field.

Our following Legends are participating:

  • Stefan Terblanche
  • John Smit
  • Butch James
  • John Slade
  • John Allan
  • Trevor Halstead
  • Jeremy Thomson
  • Wayne Munn
  • Wayne Fyvie
  • Dick Muir

“It’s a fantastic event put on by our loyal sponsors Tsogo Sun and the City of Durban, we look forward to joining them for this special event as well as the rivalry amongst the team to see who can cross the line first” said SARLA CEO Stefan Terblanche.

To enter the Amashova go to www.shova.co.za

 

Some tips from the Legends:

 

Stefan Terblanche – CEO of SA Rugby Legends.

Twitter handle – @StefanT15

    1. How long have you been preparing for the race?
      Answer: About to start next week.

 

    1. What are your key training tips?
      Answer: Short and intense sessions because of time constraints but also the great results one gets.

 

    1. What is your go to meals during training?
      Answer: I try to eat as healthy as possible but not always possible because of traveling through work.
      When I train I up my intake of food to fuel the body and to speed up recovery.

 

    1. What is your go to meal just before the race?
      Answer: Protein, eggs, bacon mixed with some carbs in the form of potatoes……lots of fluids.

 

  1. Must have items when racing?
    Answer: Spare tube, chain breaker and bomb!

John Smit

Twitter handle – @JohnSmit123

    1. How long have you been preparing for the race?
      Answer: Not long enough, placed just after winter its always the first race of the season for me so could be a tough day out!

 

    1. What are your key training tips?
      Answer: I kept the legs turning on the Wattbike through the winter with a few runs

 

    1. What is your go to meals during training?
      Answer: I’m a big fan of the fire so some meat on the grill with salad is always a win

 

    1. What is your go to meal just before the race?
      Answer: It’s not your average breakfast but normally a high protein based pasta followed by a protein shake an hour before the race

 

    1. Must have items when racing?
      Answer: Bicycle

 

Wayne Fyvie

Twitter handle – @WayneFyvie

    1. How long have you been preparing for the race?
      Answer: Done one ride and a few spinning classes

 

    1. What are your key training tips?
      Answer: Don’t over train. Train in your tempo range.

 

    1. What is your go to meals during training?
      Answer: Not fussy but try keep it healthy.

 

    1. What is your go to meal just before the race?
      Answer: Future life with bananas

 

    1. Must have items when racing?
      Answer: A good back up vehicle close by.

 

John Slade

Twitter handle – @slugger55

    1. How long have you been preparing for the race?
      Answer: For about 2 weeks now as this is the start of my new season

 

    1. What are your key training tips?
      Answer: Hit the Wattbike hard and do hill work once a week

 

    1. What is your go to meals during training?
      Answer: Chicken pasta and braai on weekends

 

    1. What is your go to meal just before the race?
      Answer: Carbs the night before and a light breakfast on the day of the race

 

    1. Must have items when racing?
      Answer: Energy drink in my 2 bottles that I carry and a spare tube and bomb in case of a puncture

 

 

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