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SA Trio racing the Atlantic – in a row boat

Filed in Spirit by on September 23, 2016 • views: 49
SA Trio racing the Atlantic – in a row boat

Last year, Stuart Connacher from Facing It raced into second place in the solo division of the Atlantic Campaigns Talisker TransAtlantic Race. Raising funds for the Smile Foundation, he is doing it again in 82 days time and this time they are crossing as a team of three including Charl Gale and Wayne N Lara […]

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Herman is going the distance for CANSA

Filed in Spirit by on September 23, 2016 • views: 50
Herman is going the distance for CANSA

GOING THE DISTANCE IN THE FIGHT AGAINST CANCER Herman Kotze from Clanwilliam will make the long walk from Cape Town all the way back home in aid of CANSA The Cancer Association of South Africa. He will arrive in Clanwilliam on Saturday 1 October as part of the 30th anniversary of the Freshpak Fitness Festival, […]

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#CapetoRioRow with Braam & Peter

Filed in Adventurers by on September 15, 2016 • views: 116
#CapetoRioRow with Braam & Peter

Braam Malherbe and Peter van Kets are teaming up again. In 2011 they trekked together representing South Africa in the 768 km, 24 day, minus 45 degrees race to the South Pole commemorating the epic Scott/Amundsen journey a 100 years ago. Hauling sleds weighing 85 kg’s to the South Pole, this formidable team created a […]

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Team Painted Wolf: Expedition Racing Team

Filed in Adventurers by on September 12, 2016 • views: 663
Team Painted Wolf: Expedition Racing Team

What happens when you mix adventure, multiple sporting disciplines, a touch of insanity and a healthy dose of competition? You get Expedition  Racing!! Here is another thing you might not know – in the last international competition (held here in SA) our own home grown Team Painted Wolf won the event and convincingly as well. […]

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Bonga Ngqobane from Khayelitsha is making a difference

Filed in Spirit by on September 1, 2016 • views: 389
Bonga Ngqobane from Khayelitsha is making a difference

Name: Bonga Ngqobane Act of Awe / Endurance: Cycled the Cape Epic and Munga (a 1000 km non stop MTB race from Bloem to Cape Town) Cause: TAS Bonga.Org Cycling Academy-MTB Bonga Ngqobane is a remarkable young man. He does not sit holding his hands open wondering who is going to give something to him. […]

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Jamie Marais summits Table Mountain 22 times

Filed in Spirit by on September 1, 2016 • views: 95
Jamie Marais summits Table Mountain 22 times

SOUTH AFRICAN ATHLETE SETS WORLD RECORD – SUMMITS TABLE MOUNTAIN TWENTY TWO TIMES IN 28 HOURS and Awesome South Africans was there to not only witness it but was actively involved in support both logistical and online. Endurance athlete Jamie Marais from Cape Town South Africa has made history by becoming the first person to […]

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Thale Katlego Letheo is an Awesome South African

Filed in Adventurers by on August 15, 2016 • views: 177
Thale Katlego Letheo is an Awesome South African

Everybody deserves a second chance and Thale Katlego Letheo is definitely one of those people. (especially when it involves Mt Everest….) Born in the North West Province of South Africa (in 1981), Thale has a dream to summit the highest peaks on all 7 continents. Since 2012, her resume towards this goal is impressive…. …..but […]

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Chris Bertish: SUP Trans-Atlantic Crossing

Filed in Adventurers by on July 21, 2016 • views: 430
Chris Bertish: SUP Trans-Atlantic Crossing

  Chris Bertish to attempt the first ever solo, full length, Transatlantic Sup Crossing, all in support of Charity! **The first ever solo, full length, Transatlantic SUP Crossing** His philosophies are so simple yet powerful: Never Give Up and nothing in Impossible – because he believes that I’mPossible Give it up for Chris – the […]

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Warrick Camilla Gareth: Joburg2Kili

Filed in Adventurers by on July 5, 2016 • views: 286
Warrick Camilla Gareth: Joburg2Kili

#Joburg2Kili Expedition for #Qhubeka Representing married men all over South Africa, I say thank you (sarcastically) to Warrick for raising the bar so high on wedding anniversaries. On the 15th of October 2016, Warrick & Camilla will be celebrating their 5th anniversary on top of Mt Kilimanjaro. Just one small catch – they are cycling […]

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Mark Anley’s Birthday Wish

Filed in Spirit by on July 5, 2016 • views: 244
Mark Anley’s Birthday Wish

Mark Anley says he might have bitten off more than he can chew – but the animals in need say a big thank you. 2 years ago, Mark asked his friends to rather bring a donation of money or item for animals in need instead of a birthday present. This year Mark went public with […]

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Jamie Marais – 4 Giants

Filed in Spirit by on June 26, 2016 • views: 963
Jamie Marais – 4 Giants

FOUR GIANTS CHALLENGE – EXTREME ENDURANCE QUEST One of the obvious advantages of my work is that I get to meet awesome people of South Africa. Each of them are very different in character and nature and I always wonder minutes before I meet them in person what they are truly like. Meeting Jamie Marais […]

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The Coldest Triangle

Filed in Adventurers by on June 15, 2016 • views: 414
The Coldest Triangle

The Coldest Triangle – written – sorry – (to be) cycled by De Bruyn Joubert from Around 7 Continents. Normal people are happy cycling the Cape Town Cycle Tour as a bucket list item. DeBruyn is not normal. Read below and visit his page for more pics and full story of his intended 2000km unsupported […]

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