Archive for July, 2015

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The Phillips Family: Unclipped Adventure

The Phillips Family: Unclipped Adventure

Filed in Adventurers by on July 28, 2015 • views: 1972

Father: Stuart | Mother: Diana | Daughter (22): Tegan | Daughter (20): Carla We often share stories of long distance cycling trips, but this is first I have heard of a whole family doing it together. Website http://unclippedadventure.com/wp/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/unclippedadventure   “Dad, Carla has finished Matric and I have finished Varsity, can we go on […]

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Recent Articles #2

Matthew & Megan Snyman

Matthew & Megan Snyman

Filed in Adventurers by on July 28, 2015 • views: 1885

The Great American Trek | 2 doctors, 2 motorbikes, 2 continents & 2 causes. I introduce to you Matt and Megan Snyman, 30 year old married doctors who have taken a sabbatical year to travel from the southernmost tip of South America to the northern point of North America in 12 months on their F800 […]

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Blake Dyason

Blake Dyason

Filed in Humanity by on July 28, 2015 • views: 2200

Blake Dyason has dedicated his health, vitality and mobility to help, inspire hope and raise money for worthy causes. “My daily goal is to leave every person I meet with a smile. I believe we all have the power to change the world if we believe we can.” Website http://blakesblog.co.za/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/blake.dyason Twitter https://twitter.com/BlakeCTN Linked […]

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SCALPEL ON WHEELS – Dr Tertius Venter

SCALPEL ON WHEELS – Dr Tertius Venter

Filed in Tertius Venter by on July 20, 2015 • views: 1199

On a cloudy 27 degree day, Dr. Tertius Venter biked past the brown Swannanoa River east of Asheville, N.C. The 60-year-old plastic surgeon from South Africa wore a black helmet, custom biking shoes, and a green cycling shirt. He carried one cell phone strapped to his bike handle and in a backpack carried necessities for […]

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School friends from ’87: Attie & Cor “Everesting” Malanshoogte

School friends from ’87: Attie & Cor “Everesting” Malanshoogte

Filed in Everyday Hero by on July 5, 2015 • views: 1195

Pick a hill, any hill and ride it as many times as it takes to match the elevation of Mount Everest – 8848 metres above sea level. Follow up interview after our original post: http://www.awesomesouthafricans.co.za/everesting-malanshoogte-cape-town-elevation-8848-metres/ Attie Conradie and Cor Wickler did just that on the weekend of 20 June 2015 at Malanshoogte, 30 km outside […]

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Lavina Gengiah: A Woman of Strength

Lavina Gengiah: A Woman of Strength

Filed in Everyday Hero by on July 5, 2015 • views: 1187

This is a story of strength, re-discovery and inspiration for all of those who think they are at the end of the road and there is no more hope. Lavina was once here, depressed, widow and financially hamstrung. Her story started at the age of 15 when she was married to her husband via customary […]

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Motivational Talks: Incentive vs Attitude

Motivational Talks: Incentive vs Attitude

Filed in News by on July 2, 2015 • views: 1196

MOTIVATIONAL TALKS: NOW OPEN Patrick Cromwell created Awesome-South-Africans last year as a platform to celebrate South Africa and her beautiful people. What he did not expect was the motivation and inspiration he received after interviewing all the profiles and he wishes to share these with your organisation / school / company. A 60 minute talk, […]

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Tim Plewman is Defending the Caveman: Back after 8 years

Tim Plewman is Defending the Caveman: Back after 8 years

Filed in Everyday Hero by on July 1, 2015 • views: 1803

“Tim is funny, entertaining, impressive, hysterical, expressive, theatrical and has facial expressions that new emoji’s can be sculpted from. “ Defending the Caveman is a one man production where Tim Plewman uses humour to describe the differences between men and women without being sexist or degrading. WHO IS TIM PLEWMAN? Specialising in theatre, I am […]

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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: 900

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 […]