Archive for January, 2014

Recent Articles #1

De Bruyn Joubert

De Bruyn Joubert

Filed in Adventurers, Awe2 by on January 1, 2014 • views: 2031

De Bruyn Joubert De Bruyn Joubert, attempting to cycle, coast to coast through all 7 Continents, 70 Countries, 85000km in 5 Years In 2013, De Bruyn started an attempt to be the first cyclist to continuously cycle through all the continents, including Antarctica, unaided.De Bruyn was joined by long time friend, Ulrich Walters, where they […]

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Recent Articles #2

Ron Rutland

Ron Rutland

Filed in Adventurers, Awe2 by on January 1, 2014 • views: 3175

Ron Rutland: Fat Kid on a Bike Lettie’s Ride is “a proud South African’s 27 month, 43 000km bicycle expedition through every country on mainland Africa, and onto the 2015 Rugby World Cup in London.  Ron Rutland, said explorer and self-dubbed Fat Kid on a Bike, set off on the start of his journey on […]

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Riaan Manser

Riaan Manser

Filed in Adventurers by on January 1, 2014 • views: 1690

Riaan Manser In this day & age of the 21st century one would think that all credible world first explorations have been done… but they haven’t. The past twelve years, Riaan Manser has re-written the definition of tenacity & become the epitome of courage & determination. Riaan Manser is a solo-adventurer, based in South Africa. […]

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Vasti Geldenhuys

Vasti Geldenhuys

Filed in Adventurers by on January 1, 2014 • views: 2143

Vasti Geldenhuys A World’s First Rowing Expedition! :: Successfully completed! :: From Morocco, Africa to New York, USA by South Africans Vasti Geldenhuys & Riaan Manser Intrepid travellers Vasti Geldenhuys & Riaan Manser have rowed their way into the history books by successfully traversing the Atlantic ocean from Morocco to New York in an epic […]

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Jurie Botha views: 1424

Jurie Botha is an endurance athlete and adventurer. With his next expedition, Cycling South Against Rape, he will attempt to become the first South African to cycle the length of the equator(40,030km), solo and unsupported, within 20 months. This ultra endurance expedition will start in May 2017 when he departs from Lima, Peru on his […]

Stuart Connacher talks about Chris Bertish views: 644

  Awesome South Africans spoke to Stuart Connacher this morning, hours before Chris Bertish’s eminent arrival in Antigua. #theSUPcrossing Stuart shares his experiences after rowing the Atlantic three times and his communications with Chris during his Talisker Transatlantic crossing earlier this year with Facing It. This incredible chat with Stuart gives us first hand insight […]

3-2-1: Six South Africans on the Atlantic views: 1793

It seems to be the season for ocean crossings by South Africans. In September this year, Riaan Manser and his wife Vasti completed their second crossing by row boat celebrating their honeymoon by rowing to Hawaii. But let’s fast forward to the present: THREE – 3 Stuart Connacher, Charl Gale and Wayne Johnson have entered […]

Annual Charity Hat Walk with Paul Steyn views: 901

Saturday the 26th, Paul Steyn will walking in the 5km Annual Charity Hat Walk hosted by Balwin Properties and we invite you, resident of Helderberg and further afield to come join in the fun at Paardevlei. AwesomeSouthAfricans and www.SoundsAwesome.co.za will be there supporting Paul and providing the Public Address and Music in our mobile sound […]