Archive for December, 2014

Recent Articles #1

Happy xmas from the Fat Kid!

Filed in Ron Rutland by on December 18, 2014 • views: 1368

It’s been a somewhat frustrating couple of weeks seemingly crisscrossing the Mediterranean in order to balance my goal of seeing as much of Africa as possible with that of staying relatively safe; but at the end of the day, as normal, things have a way of working themselves out. With the eastern Algeria door closing, […]

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Recent Articles #2

SUP: 24 Hour Open Ocean Distance World Record

Filed in Chris Bertish by on December 17, 2014 • views: 1190

The new Word Record attempt will follow on from his Guiness World Record he completed last year December for 130.1km paddled open ocean, un-assisted in 12 hours straight, from  Kommetjie, to Saldahna, up the West Coast of South Africa. In January 2015, Chris plans to break the current 24 hour record of 157km/97Miles and try […]

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Chris Bertish

Chris Bertish

Filed in Adventurers by on December 17, 2014 • views: 2461

Chris Bertish The first and fastest, solo, manpowered, Transatlantic SUP crossing ever The SUP Crossing is a project which we launched in August 2012, planned to take place in November 2013; however, due to sponsorship restrictions, we have had to postpone the start date to November 2015. 8 000km of open ocean, from Morocco, to […]

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Around Africa : Woman Alone

Filed in Jo Rust by on December 16, 2014 • views: 1332

Meet Jolandie Rust, affectionately known as Jo, who inadvertently became the first woman to circumnavigate the entire African continent riding solo on a motorcycle. Really, it wasn’t her original plan, but circumstances changed her goals, just a bit. From pedal power to motor power, Jo tells a story about overcoming fears and living her dream. […]

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Jo Rust

Jo Rust

Filed in Adventurers, Awe2 by on December 16, 2014 • views: 3761

Jo Rust First woman in history to have ridden around the entire African continent on a motorcycle. Solo! Modern day adventurer, explorer, author and speaker. In 2011 she cycled from Cape Town to just beyond a town called N’Zeto in northern Angola before having to return home as a result of an armed robbery. Jolandie, […]

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Getting in to the “Groove”

Filed in Angelo Wilkie-Page by on December 9, 2014 • views: 1108

I am writing this blog from my tent in Humboldt State Park, California, completely surrounded by giant redwood trees. At this time, I am the only person in the entire park – it’s still bear season and its pouring with rain. To date, it has been an incredible journey and I am still trying to […]

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Leaving Los Angeles on 2 wheels

Filed in Angelo Wilkie-Page by on December 1, 2014 • views: 931

Track Angelo live on his 8 year expedition as he attempts to be the first person to circumnavigate the globe both East to West and North to South. – http://my.yb.tl/Expedition720degrees or visit his Home Page

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Eleanor & Steve Pienaar views: 476

Eleanor and Steve Pienaar (from Pietermaritzburg) are passionate about travel and running. They were the first South African couple to complete 7 marathons on 7 continents in 2016. On the 1st April they flew to the North Pole to run a marathon on the sea ice, at predicted temperatures of -40 degrees to complete their […]

Willie Richards views: 428

#Africantails #Mendingmamre #WheresWillie On October 13, 2017 Willie Richards set out on an incredible +1700km journey, running and cycling from Blouberg NAM to Blouberg ZA. Awesome South Africans met up with him at Milnerton beach for a chat and understanding as what and why he did this. The goal was to raise not only funds, […]

Andrew Pattersen views: 1006

Andrew Pattersen – aka – Renaissance Guy has decided that for every day in 2018, he is going to climb Table Mountain . His project is called 365 UBUNTU CLIMBS. A humble and quiet man (yes I had to boost the volume on the video below), but what an awesome guy. Within seconds of meeting […]

Jurie Botha views: 2047

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 […]