Currently living in Mfuleni, Cape Flats! Get to know our trail running athlete, Siviwe Nkombi.
Question and Answer
Which are your go-to inov-8 shoes?
My Trail Talon 290s are always ready. However I have just received my personalised pair of TrailFly Ultra G 300 Max which I am very excited about. I plan to take them out this afternoon!
What is your favourite piece of inov-8 gear?
Stormshell waterproof jacket.
What’s the one thing you think that people don’t know about the inov-8 brand?
People don’t know that inov-8 is the best brands among others in the world.
A BIT MORE ABOUT YOU!
If you weren’t running or doing OCR, what other sport would you have done?
Cycling and soccer.
When did you get into Running?
From the age of 12 years old.
Can you remember your first race?
Yes it was the 5000m track event back in high school.
Tell us about your Monday mornings - what do they look like for you?
OK! My Mondays are a follows: I normally go for a 1h10 run. That gives me 20 km every Monday morning.
In the afternoon I do an easy 40min for 10 km.
What is your ultimate/dream outdoor-adventure trip?
My ultimate dream is still to run one of the UTMB trail races in France.
If you had to eat one thing for every meal going forward, what would you eat?
I would eat Italian Pizza.
Do you have a hidden talent? What is it?
Yes I was a soccer star with position no 9.
If you were stranded on a tropical island what 2 things would you want with you?
My mobile phone and running shoes. Hahahaha
If you could have an unlimited storage of one thing, what would it be?
Biggest pet peeve?
(Siviwe was bitten by a dog at the OFTC 2019 and had to stop – ed)
RAPID FIRE QUESTIONS!
Cats or dogs?
Ocean or mountains?
Watch a movie or read a book?
Rock climbing or surfing?
Summer or winter?
Morning person or night owl?
Braai vleis or roast veg?
Yoga or weight training?
Gels or real food when racing?
Ability to fly or ability to be invisible?
Talking to animals or the ability to speak every single language?
Talking to animals.
Coffee or tea?
Zero degrees or 38 degrees celsius?
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