Archive for August, 2015

Recent Articles #1

Putting their bodies on the line – correction – down the river

Putting their bodies on the line – correction – down the river

Filed in Spirit by on August 31, 2015 • views: 1850

Andrew Chin and Henko Roukema: ‘Rivers for Life‘ Andrew Chin (46) and Henko Roukema (24) are going to swim the length of the Berg River from source to mouth (290km) in 10 days to raise awareness on the issue of fresh water pollution in South Africa. Andrew has committed to swimming a river (minimum 100km) […]

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Recent Articles #2

Cerebral Palsy, Quadriplegic and yet 20 yr old Chaeli is going to summit Mt Kilimanjaro.

Cerebral Palsy, Quadriplegic and yet 20 yr old Chaeli is going to summit Mt Kilimanjaro.

Filed in Spirit by on August 28, 2015 • views: 3663

Chaeli Mycroft – Ability Activist Chaeli Mycroft is going to celebrate her 21st birthday on the second day of their ascent up the highest mountain in Africa. Website http://www.discoverafrica.com/teamwork/ Website http://chaelicampaign.co.za/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/TheChaeliCampaign Facebook https://www.facebook.com/ChaeliKiliClimbers Twitter https://twitter.com/ChaeliCampaign Support http://www.discoverafrica.com/teamwork/#kili_help A 21st celebration fitting to the type of person she is. Nothing is going to stop […]

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Ambassador for Word4Word at LK Zeeman Primary, Paarl

Ambassador for Word4Word at LK Zeeman Primary, Paarl

Filed in Spirit by on August 25, 2015 • views: 1850

“Patrick, will you be our ambassador for the next project?” Magriet Smit from Word4Word Reading Therapy asked me last week about a project they are starting at the LK Zeeman Primary School in Paarl. Little did I expect the enormity of this. Not only am I there to represent Word4Word Reading Therapy which is a […]

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John Stanford

John Stanford

Filed in Adventurers by on August 11, 2015 • views: 2652

John Stanford: Putney to London 9.5 months and 15 000 km ago, John Stanford left London on his bicycle to come to Cape Town in support of ‘Save the Rhino International’ and to have an adventure. Website http://wildbikeride.com/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/john.stanford I met John at his mother’s home in Westlake, Cape Town and this bearded bundle of […]

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Paul Steyn puts his best foot forward

Paul Steyn puts his best foot forward

Filed in Paul Steyn by on August 4, 2015 • views: 1853

Having already walked over 5000km since 2012 for his Paul Steyn Foundation, Paul is going to double that step count in the next 12 months. Paul left the Waterfront on Monday the 3rd of August on a 7000km walk around South Africa. What makes this so special – he is doing it on his prosthetic […]

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Eleanor & Steve Pienaar views: 635

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: 545

#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: 1161

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: 2213

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 […]