REISSUE: The Amanzi Challenge is almost here

Now in its third year, the 2019 Royal Port Alfred Hotel Amanzi Challenge, that includes surfing, bodyboarding, a swim, a trail run, beach handball, rubber ducks on the river and more is set for April 19 to 28, over a week and a half of fun for the whole family.

The steering committee met on Tuesday and finalised arrangements for the event, South Africa’s biggest and one of the most prestigious beach sporting events on the South African calendar.

As media sponsor for newsprint, Talk of the Town will be covering the event and highlighting some of the activities to take place, some of which spectators and visitors to town can even participate in.

{An error was made in naming Avril Beyleveld in the original post. We apologise for any problems caused}

THE CHALLENGE TEAM: Meet part of the organising committee for South Africa’s premier international water sports event, the Amanzi Challenge that will take place in and around Port Alfred from April 19 to 28 that will include surfing, bodyboarding, handball, a trail run and rubber ducks. From left are Pierre Coetzer (Marina Mile), Sticks Stiglingh (8km trail run), Clinton Millard (bodyboarders), Avril Beyleveld (Marina Mile), Zwelinzima Nkwinti (organiser), Marietjie Robb (8km trail run), Lungiaa Mcetuywa (Nemato Change a Life), Zizo Papu (SA Handball), Zuki Makasi (Gijima), Hannelie Schoeman (Accelerate Sport Surfing), David Willy (SA Handball) Tasha Mentasti (Accelerate Sport Surfing) Picture: ROB KNOWLES

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