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RHINO INDABA in the Park

RHINO INDABA in the Park

Filed in News by on January 18, 2016 • views: 1241

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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Recent Articles #2

Motivational Talks: Incentive vs Attitude

Motivational Talks: Incentive vs Attitude

Filed in News by on July 2, 2015 • views: 1438

MOTIVATIONAL TALKS: NOW OPEN Patrick Cromwell created Awesome-South-Africans last year as a platform to celebrate South Africa and her beautiful people. What he did not expect was the motivation and inspiration he received after interviewing all the profiles and he wishes to share these with your organisation / school / company. A 60 minute talk, […]

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Nightjar Adventurer of the Year Awards

Nightjar Adventurer of the Year Awards

Filed in News by on May 29, 2015 • views: 2018

Last night, Awesome South Africans attended the Nightjar Adventurer of Year 2015 Awards hosted by Cape Union Mart at their Adventure City in Century City. Awesome evening surrounded by equally awesome people. The charismatic last year’s winner – Ray Chaplin enjoyed recapping his adventure of coming down the length of the Orange River on his […]

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Awesome-SA: Gallery
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Awesome-SA: Gallery

Filed in News by on April 8, 2015 • views: 3569

Since the inception of Awesome South Africans, we have worked hard not only on our Website and Facebook Page, but also too make as many public appearances as possible.    

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Getaway Show 13-15 March: Cape Town

Filed in News by on March 9, 2015 • views: 1232

Awesome South Africans was born from the realisation that there is not enough promotion of the awesome and incredible things that South Africans are doing outside the realms of sport and high profile endeavours. Adventurers, Humanity and Awesome Everyday Heroes are 3 of our more popular categories. Visit our stand (O23) to learn more about […]

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Cape Town Cycle Tour

Cape Town Cycle Tour

Filed in News by on March 8, 2015 • views: 1246

In light of the recent valiant efforts by our fire fighting crews and VWS | Working on Fire, I felt it was only pertinent to go through to the Cape Town Cycle Tour and support all the Awesome people riding the tour. I drove through early arriving on the M3 at 5 to be there […]

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Cape Town Cycle Tour

A quick look at our Awesome South Africans

Filed in News by on November 5, 2014 • views: 1122

As I have mentioned before here, I have put this site together to draw attention to some of the Awesome South Africans we have in our country and the things they are doing that YOU as the public are not even aware of. I have compiled a brief summary below of the Awesome South Africans […]

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Cape Town Cycle Tour

Who-What-How are AwesomeSouthAfricans?

Filed in News by on October 1, 2014 • views: 2903

Qualifying Criterio: This Person or Group inspires ‘Awe‘ in actions Is South African One or both of the following Breaks the mould of ORDINARY Puts the needs of others above their own on a daily / weekly base Is active, in other words is currently generating newsworthy items Has faced adversity / challenges and conquered […]

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Eleanor & Steve Pienaar views: 813

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: 671

#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: 2375

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 […]