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Most Recent Press Releases

Annah Watkinson - Reviews the Garmin Varia Rearview Bike Radar
7 Sep 2017

Garmin Ambassador: Annah WatkinsonPhoto Credit: Chris Hitchcock I have always always always (thought repeating “always” a fourth time may have been one step too far) used Garmin products. Resultantly, I spoke to Garmin South Africa and was thrilled to be taken on board as a brand ambassador for their products. I will only be associated with products that I would happily pay for out of my hard earned cash and Garmin is one of those products. Garmin is definitely one of the top triathlon sports equipment providers and I would like to di...


Garmin adds autopilot control, ability to mark MFD waypoints and more to its new quatix 5 marine GPS smartwatch series
4 Jul 2017

Garmin Southern Africa today announced the quatix 5, its next-generation marine GPS smartwatch that’s specifically designed for life on the water. More than a watch, the quatix 5 provides comprehensive boat connectivity with compatible Garmin chart plotters and other marine electronics to offer autopilot control, remote multifunction display (MFD) waypoint marking, data streaming – including speed, depth, temperature and wind – sail racing assistance, and much more. In addition to preloaded marine-specific feature sets, the quatix 5...


Team Garmin MTB are venturing off the beaten track
30 May 2017

Team Garmin MTB, consisting of professional mountain bikers, Yolandi du Toit and Ben Melt Swanepoel, are representing Garmin in the Africa Series, consisting of five stage races across Sub-Saharan Africa. The races have been selected to highlight mountain biking in Africa and to strengthen Garmin’s presence across the continent. Team Garmin MTB are venturing off the beaten track across savannahs littered with wildlife, redefining what mountain biking is all about. “We hope to generate awareness about the great stage races we have ...


Garmin is the official GPS Navigation Partner to Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka
6 Apr 2017

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), announced the sponsorship of Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka this year, as one of their five world road cycling tour teams. Image by: Rob Ward “We are excited about this international sponsorship as Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka have the same focus on cycling and Africa as we do. By sponsoring this African team, we show our commitment to Africa where we have seen an increasing interest and adoption of active lifestyles by many people” said Jenna Chisnall, Marcomms Mana...


Forerunner. For Runners.
31 Mar 2017

A demanding athlete needs a superior training partner. The Forerunner range ensures that there is a running partner that will suit your needs. From simple to use running watches that tell you how far, how fast and where you run to advanced training aids that will guide and motivate you through detailed training plans, whatever your level, whatever your goal, there is a Forerunner for you. Run with all your heart. Forerunner 35Our most popular GPS running watch with Elevate wrist-based heart rate, smart notifications and more, ideal for ...


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