White water rafting down the Zambezi was not something on my bucket list of things to do but as the rest of the boys on the Joburg2Kili team wanted to tick it off their lists I thought why not join in? Although I must be honest I had second thoughts the minute I saw the… Read More My First White Water Rafting experience down the Zambezi River
It has been a tough few days of the bike for me riding through Botswana but it has all been worth it as we are now staying at this little gem of place called Elephant Sands. Here is my five- point reflection on the past few days: Since my last update we have ridden a… Read More Over a 1000km from home cycling through Botswana
I cannot believe we are already 5 days into our #Joburg2Kili adventure especially as this trip took us up to 6 months of planning but it really has been an incredible journey so far. For a more detailed update on our day-to-day rides, please check out the www.joburg2kili.com website blog. I plan to rather post… Read More My Joburg2Kili Journey so far – Over 500km in 5 days to Botswana
I recently had the opportunity to chat with Brad Brown on the Do Great Things Old Mutual Live show which is a digital radio station that is your go-to destination for news on running, mountain biking, music and wine appreciation. I was very pleased to be able to share my comrades story along with details of the new adventure I will… Read More From Comrades to Mount Kilimanjaro [Podcast]
After many months and hours of training on my #road2comrades, I can proudly say I did it! Last Sunday 29th May 2016 I completed the grueling 89km Ultra Comrades Marathon down-run from Pietermaritzburg to Durban. It was without a doubt the hardest race I have ever done but probably the most rewarding. My parents,… Read More My First Comrades Journey
I cannot believe that my #Road2Comrades is basically here. On Sunday I will be one of over 16 000 runners at the start line in Pietermaritzburg to take on the 89km Ultimate Human Race down to Durban. Since January I have run 1250km in my training leading up to the big day on Sunday with… Read More #Road2Comrades 2 Days to Go!
A week ago today, Warrick, his parents and I were very fortunate to visit Phinda Private Game Reserve in Kwa-Zulu Natal for Warrick’s oldest friends’ wedding weekend. We have always wanted to visit Phinda as we have only ever heard great things about it. And it could not have been more perfect to visit this… Read More #Phindalove2016 Wedding Weekend
I was fortunate enough to meet South Africa’s ultra-distance trail running superstar, Ryan Sandes, earlier this year at the Cell C African X Trail Run as he was promoting his recently launched biography called “Trail Blazer – My Life as an Ultra-distance trail runner.” I was very keen to read this book to learn more about… Read More South Africa’s “Trail Blazer”