Archive for November, 2015

Recent Articles #1

Stuart Connacher – Facing it

Stuart Connacher – Facing it

Filed in Adventurers, Uncategorized by on November 10, 2015 • views: 2131

Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge 2015: Competitor Stuart Connacher, solo rower, will be joining other teams from around the globe that will row more than 3,000 nautical miles across the world’s second largest ocean, the Atlantic. They will head west from San Sebastiean in La Gomera to Nelson’s Dockyard English Harbour, Antigua. Once they leave the […]


Recent Articles #2

Team No Breaks

Team No Breaks

Filed in Spirit by on November 10, 2015 • views: 1010

Team No Breaks UP 14 000 metres: ‘Team No Breaks’ is going to run 14 000 metres (in elevation) over 14 days for 14 year old Alex Boettger with Congenital Muscular Dystrophy. Team No Breaks consists of Andrea Nettel and Lee-Ann Dawson (and any body else that wants to join) (This is almost 2 times […]


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 will be there supporting Paul and providing the Public Address and Music in our mobile sound […]