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Dr. Tertius Venter
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Dr. Tertius Venter

Filed in Awe2, Humanity by on March 27, 2015 • views: 3478

Dr. Tertius Venter Dr Venter is one of Operation Smile’s long standing plastic surgeons. He will be embarking on two cycle tours- one that began today in Pretoria and will end in CPT on 4 April 2015. The SA route Pretoria- Bloem – Cradock – Graaf Rienet – Willow Wall – Oudtshoorn – Robertson – […]

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Volunteer Wildfire Services
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Volunteer Wildfire Services

Filed in Awe2, Everyday Hero by on January 19, 2015 • views: 2801

Volunteer Wildfire Services The Volunteer Wildfire Services (VWS)  have been combating dangerous and often deadly runaway fires since being baptised through the devastating fires in 1999 / 2000 in Cape Town. The VWS has three primary functions: Wildfire suppression services Education and awareness programmes Wildfire suppression and management training Website http://www.vws.org.za/ Facebook  https://www.facebook.com/VolunteerWildfireServices Twitter  https://twitter.com/vwsfires […]

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Jo Rust
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Jo Rust

Filed in Adventurers, Awe2 by on December 16, 2014 • views: 3015

Jo Rust First woman in history to have ridden around the entire African continent on a motorcycle. Solo! Modern day adventurer, explorer, author and speaker. In 2011 she cycled from Cape Town to just beyond a town called N’Zeto in northern Angola before having to return home as a result of an armed robbery. Jolandie, […]

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Angelo Wilkie-Page: Expedition 720 Degrees
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Angelo Wilkie-Page: Expedition 720 Degrees

Filed in Adventurers, Awe2 by on October 9, 2014 • views: 2635

Expedition 720 Degrees To be the first person to circumnavigate the globe from East to West and Pole to Pole, crossing all lines of latitude and longitude, using only human power, i.e. no motors, no sails, no solar. Website http://www.expedition720degrees.com/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Expedition720Degrees Twitter https://twitter.com/Expedition720 You Tube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNlWbuRpW6rXaaZqx79xxZQ Google + https://plus.google.com/u/0/104755775521265870574/posts This journey will take a […]

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De Bruyn Joubert
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De Bruyn Joubert

Filed in Adventurers, Awe2 by on January 1, 2014 • views: 1960

De Bruyn Joubert De Bruyn Joubert, attempting to cycle, coast to coast through all 7 Continents, 70 Countries, 85000km in 5 Years In 2013, De Bruyn started an attempt to be the first cyclist to continuously cycle through all the continents, including Antarctica, unaided.De Bruyn was joined by long time friend, Ulrich Walters, where they […]

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Ron Rutland
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Ron Rutland

Filed in Adventurers, Awe2 by on January 1, 2014 • views: 3036

Ron Rutland: Fat Kid on a Bike Lettie’s Ride is “a proud South African’s 27 month, 43 000km bicycle expedition through every country on mainland Africa, and onto the 2015 Rugby World Cup in London.  Ron Rutland, said explorer and self-dubbed Fat Kid on a Bike, set off on the start of his journey on […]

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Jurie Botha views: 1270

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: 546

  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: 1699

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: 798

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 […]