Archive for September, 2015

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Francois FAF Naude

Francois FAF Naude

Filed in Spirit by on September 29, 2015 • views: 1270

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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ABSA-lutely Awesome South Africans

ABSA-lutely Awesome South Africans

Filed in Spirit by on September 25, 2015 • views: 2591

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: 1784

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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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 […]