Adventure

Swamble Fun and Adventures in SwimRun

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Seamus Allardice took part in his first SwimRun in Wilderness on the 13thand 14thof September. The concept of swimming and scrambling (or Swambling) down the Kaaimans River was the hook, but the Torpedo SwimRun Wild provided far more adventure than just those four early kilometres.   What is a SwimRun you may ask? The answer is simple, it is exactly what it ...

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MiWayLife teams up with the IMPI Challenge

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The organisers of the IMPI Challenge are excited to welcome MiWayLife as a partner of the last two events of 2019, the IMPI Challenge #2 that will take place at Van Gaalen Kaasmakerij (North West Province) on Saturday, 02 November 2019 and the IMPI Challenge #3 that will take place at Wiesenhof Wildlife Park, Stellenbosch (Western Cape) on Saturday, 23 November ...

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Expedition Africa: Rodrigues | Swedish clinch winning title

Photo Credit: Bruce Viaene

Leading teams, Greener Adventure (SWE) and Blizzard (RUS) race neck and neck throughout the night, hoping to gain some sort of advantage over one another. Blizzard (RUS) snuck in just ahead of Merrell (RSA) closely followed by Greener Adventure (SWE) at the 24th leg of 29; the Via Feratta. With 75km remaining in the race, at the time, each team ...

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Only two weeks left to enter the 2019 Ledlenser Wartrail Challenge presented by Fluid Kayaks

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Calling all maverick, crazy, brave-hearted, extreme multi-sport athletes – you have just under 2 weeks left to enter the 2019 LEDLenser Wartrail Challenge presented by Fluid Kayaks, but only if you are brave enough! This heroic race takes place in the iconic Witteberg Mountain range in Lady Grey in the Eastern Cape from the 16th to 18th of February 2019. ...

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Merrell prepare for UPHILL challenge at Champs

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Merrell Adventure Addicts will be lining up amongst the world’s finest Adventure Racing teams at the start  inside an old volcano on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion for the AR World Championships on 9 November.  The team has had a focused build up as they prepared for what promises to be a tough and technical race.  Pre-race statistics reveal ...

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The race is on!

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Expedition Africa officially kicked off this morning, 52 teams venturing along the coastline from the shores of Doringbaai onto Transition Area 1, found at the mouth of the Olifants River. The 19km trekking leg proved to be an interesting start, featuring 14 check points for teams to collect, which kept the athletes hugging this pristine coastline. Many teams were fast ...

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The Transkei is calling!

Bruce Viaene

Home to the most diverse and adventurous playground well known as the Transkei, the Merrell Transkei Tuff 150km Adventure Race awaits. This exciting and adventurous race debuted in February 2016 with only 12 teams entered and has since grown into an event that only offers 30 team or duo entries, keeping the event niche and sought after. Entries for 2018’s ...

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Plans up in Smoke, GoalPost still Standing

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When life gives you lemons, you make lemon pie, we all know that. When life sends the massive #KnysnaFires to destroy your home along with everything you own and burn down your pine plantations and livelihood, it can be difficult to find that pie recipe amidst the smouldering ashes. So we poked around and found another metaphor: “The hardest/toughest/ finest ...

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Expedition Africa 2017 has officially come to close

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39 teams ventured through the Kouga and Baviaans regions, exploring race director; Stephan Muller’s masterpiece of a course over the past week. Expedition Africa kicked off at 07h00 on 14 May 2017 where teams of four tackled the awaiting 514km route through parts of the Eastern Cape many never knew existed. The Baviaanskloof proved to be a highlight for many ...

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Day 2 of Expedition Africa 2017

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A very chilly yet absolutely stunning canyon greeted the tired and the already cold this morning. Many teams raced through the night to reach Transition 5 late last night in order to tackle the dark zone leg at 04h00 this morning. The top five teams reached Transition 6 with plenty of time to refuel and rest before their early start. ...

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