Adventurers

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John Stanford

John Stanford

Filed in Adventurers by on August 11, 2015 • views: 2726

John Stanford: Putney to London 9.5 months and 15 000 km ago, John Stanford left London on his bicycle to come to Cape Town in support of ‘Save the Rhino International’ and to have an adventure. Website http://wildbikeride.com/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/john.stanford I met John at his mother’s home in Westlake, Cape Town and this bearded bundle of […]

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Recent Articles #2

The Phillips Family: Unclipped Adventure

The Phillips Family: Unclipped Adventure

Filed in Adventurers by on July 28, 2015 • views: 2374

Father: Stuart | Mother: Diana | Daughter (22): Tegan | Daughter (20): Carla We often share stories of long distance cycling trips, but this is first I have heard of a whole family doing it together. Website http://unclippedadventure.com/wp/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/unclippedadventure   “Dad, Carla has finished Matric and I have finished Varsity, can we go on […]

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Matthew & Megan Snyman

Matthew & Megan Snyman

Filed in Adventurers by on July 28, 2015 • views: 2373

The Great American Trek | 2 doctors, 2 motorbikes, 2 continents & 2 causes. I introduce to you Matt and Megan Snyman, 30 year old married doctors who have taken a sabbatical year to travel from the southernmost tip of South America to the northern point of North America in 12 months on their F800 […]

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Braam Malherbe
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Braam Malherbe

Filed in Adventurers by on April 20, 2015 • views: 3313

Braam Malherbe Adventurer, Conservationist, Philanthropist and Motivational Speaker who says that if you dream big, plan well and take risks – NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE Braam is a  highly sought-after international motivational speaker, extreme adventurer, TV presenter, youth developer, and author of the bestseller “The Great Run,” but most of all, he is a no-nonsense conservationist. […]

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Keegan Longueira
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Keegan Longueira

Filed in Adventurers by on February 5, 2015 • views: 2388

Keegan Longueira Cycling from Cairo to Cape Town in 59 days and 8 hours breaking the then world record… raising money for Operation Smile. Keegan’s venture will see him taking on the elements across Africa with his main focus being breaking the World Record of 71 days in a self supported cycle from Cairo to […]

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Chris Bertish
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Chris Bertish

Filed in Adventurers by on December 17, 2014 • views: 2644

Chris Bertish The first and fastest, solo, manpowered, Transatlantic SUP crossing ever The SUP Crossing is a project which we launched in August 2012, planned to take place in November 2013; however, due to sponsorship restrictions, we have had to postpone the start date to November 2015. 8 000km of open ocean, from Morocco, to […]

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Jo Rust
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Jo Rust

Filed in Adventurers, Awe2 by on December 16, 2014 • views: 4196

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: 3419

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: 2548

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: 3816

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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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 […]