Archive for September, 2015

Recent Articles #1

Francois FAF Naude

Francois FAF Naude

Filed in Spirit by on September 29, 2015 • views: 1607

Francois Naude cycles for the Little Fighters Cancer trust 440 km in 24 hours – Hoedspruit to Volksrust: 5 October 2015   Facebook https://www.facebook.com/United-Challenge-874232565958630/timeline/ Francois Naude is a 21 year old, fitness fanatic engineering student from Potchefstroom. He ended up on the Little Fighters Cancer Trust’s facebook page, and noticed that we advocate Childhood Cancer […]

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Recent Articles #2

ABSA-lutely Awesome South Africans

ABSA-lutely Awesome South Africans

Filed in Spirit by on September 25, 2015 • views: 3702

ABSA-lutely Awesome South Africans – What’s your Greatest Game? A few months ago watching the rugby, a television advert came up asking “What’s your Greatest Game?” – Tell us and you could win a Springbok’s experience to London. Well I did, and YES, we won – CAN YOU BELIEVE IT? An all expenses paid trip […]

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Ryan Stramrood

Ryan Stramrood

Filed in Spirit by on September 5, 2015 • views: 2153

Ryan Stramrood Ultra Extreme Open Water and Ice swimmer   Website http://ryanstramrood.com/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/strammieswimming Twitter https://twitter.com/strammie You Tube https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=168&v=gfDuXwGHIL4 I was 31 when I did my first swimming challenge which was Robben Island to Blouberg and it was only later in life that I started to test my abilities and one thing lead to another […]

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Eleanor & Steve Pienaar views: 758

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: 631

#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: 1268

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: 2330

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 […]