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8 Days to go – Stuart Connacher from Facing It

8 Days to go – Stuart Connacher from Facing It

Filed in Blog by on December 8, 2015 • views: 1726

In 8 days time, Stuart starts rowing across the Atlantic Ocean from La Gomera to Antigua ( a distance of 3000 Nautical Miles) in the Talisker Whiskey Challenge. He is doing this not only as a personal challenge – but to also raise awareness and funds for the SMILE FOUNDATION in South Africa. http://www.easyreg.co.za/charity/donations/new?organization_id=4 There […]

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Andrew Pattersen views: 453

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: 1625

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: 770

  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: 1925

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 […]