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Mark Anley’s Birthday Wish

Mark Anley’s Birthday Wish

Filed in Spirit by on July 5, 2016 • views: 1342

Mark Anley says he might have bitten off more than he can chew – but the animals in need say a big thank you. 2 years ago, Mark asked his friends to rather bring a donation of money or item for animals in need instead of a birthday present. This year Mark went public with […]

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Recent Articles #2

Jamie Marais – 4 Giants

Jamie Marais – 4 Giants

Filed in Spirit by on June 26, 2016 • views: 5046

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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The Coldest Triangle

The Coldest Triangle

Filed in Adventurers by on June 15, 2016 • views: 1754

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: 2361

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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Dave Bosman

Dave Bosman

Filed in Spirit by on May 31, 2016 • views: 2957

1600 km skateboarding challenge Dave Bosman is taking on the greatest challenge of his life. He will be skateboarding – yep – you read correctly,  skateboarding, from John O’Groats at the top of Scotland to Lands End at the bottom of England. His route will take him more than 1600 km and he’ll be doing […]

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Everest for August
Everest for August

Everest for August

Filed in Spirit by on May 15, 2016 • views: 1446

Grame (Ham) Kuys and Daryn (with one’r’) Goldsbrough Graeme (Ham) Kuys and Daryn Goldsbrough completed their Everesting Fundraiser for Darryn August on Saturday the 14th of May on the Steenbras view point road in Gordons Bay and in doing so have raised almost half a million Rand. Facebook Event Page Two weeks ago, Darryn August […]

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67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela Day
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67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela Day

Filed in Humanity by on April 22, 2016 • views: 3798

12,000 Square Metres was the target – 17,181 Square Metres was achieved 67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela Day was awesome today and 10 500 blankets laid out on a field converted Drakenstein Prison in Paarl into a kaleidoscope of colours that represented South Africa in all its glory. Inmates and members of the public around […]

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Elna – Melissa – Anika are 3 Awesome South Africans
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Elna – Melissa – Anika are 3 Awesome South Africans

Filed in Spirit by on March 8, 2016 • views: 1516

Elna Dürr | Melissa Viljoen | Anika Pretorius Elna Dürr has only 5% percentage extreme tunnel vision and with her guide runner, Melissa Viljoen they are athletes in the T12 100m and 200m division with their coach Anika Pretorius (who only has 10% vision herself) They call themselves the 3 Blind Mice and yes they […]

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Paul Ucheck
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Paul Ucheck

Filed in Spirit by on February 9, 2016 • views: 1212

Paul’s wife and daughter have been diagnosed with breast cancer. His wife passed away, but his daughter is doing very well because of good treatment and an earlier detection. Because of these, Paul has dedicated his life to raising funds for Cancer research. He does so by walking long distances – bare foot. Website http://www.barefootforcancer.com/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/paul.ucheck […]

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RHINO INDABA in the Park
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RHINO INDABA in the Park

Filed in News by on January 18, 2016 • views: 1242

SATURDAY 23 JANUARY 2016 – SEA POINT PROMENADE 08:00 – 13:00 ………Look out for George the life-sized fibreglass Rhino – you won’t miss us. A cumulative public awareness ‘indaba’ of organisations involved in wildlife conservation. The Rhino may be the mascot and most publically recognised cause, but we all also represent the conservation of all […]

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Eleanor & Steve Pienaar views: 814

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: 672

#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: 1303

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: 2377

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 […]