Archive for June, 2016

Recent Articles #1

Jamie Marais – 4 Giants

Jamie Marais – 4 Giants

Filed in Spirit by on June 26, 2016 • views: 3610

FOUR GIANTS CHALLENGE – EXTREME ENDURANCE QUEST One of the obvious advantages of my work is that I get to meet awesome people of South Africa. Each of them are very different in character and nature and I always wonder minutes before I meet them in person what they are truly like. Meeting Jamie Marais […]

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Recent Articles #2

The Coldest Triangle

The Coldest Triangle

Filed in Adventurers by on June 15, 2016 • views: 1280

The Coldest Triangle – written – sorry – (to be) cycled by De Bruyn Joubert from Around 7 Continents. Normal people are happy cycling the Cape Town Cycle Tour as a bucket list item. DeBruyn is not normal. Read below and visit his page for more pics and full story of his intended 2000km unsupported […]

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Darryn August: Cape Town’s Hero

Darryn August: Cape Town’s Hero

Filed in Spirit by on June 10, 2016 • views: 2059

In Awe, Humbled & Inspired – three emotions I experienced driving back home last night after visiting Darryn August at the Lentegeur Rehabilation Centre in Cape Town. Allow me to introduce you to the story from the beginning. A little more than a month ago, Darryn was in train going to Somerset West. He witnessed […]

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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: 1626

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 […]