Adventure racers soon to explore the Kouga in toughest event on calendar


Expedition Africa 500km adventure race taking place in the Cape St Francis area. Organiser and route designer Stephan Muller from Kinetic Events has designed the adventure playground for this year’s Adventure Racing World Series event, which will venture teams of two and four through the Kouga and Baviaans Regions. The route has been carefully designed to incorporate all the challenging, ...

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Dynamic Store-Duo back the Transkei Tuff!


The second edition of the Merrell Transkei Tuff presented by Out the Green Box has showcased vast support from local and national teams, where over 26 teams will take on this adventurous 150km expedition. Merrell will once again headline the Transkei Tuff, in collaboration with Out the Green Box as presenting sponsor. This dynamic store-duo have grown together over the ...

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Ocean Heroes rock Durban beaches

Paul Van Achterbergh

The ADreach Ocean Heroes series rocked North Beach with some exciting racing, when some of the best ocean athletes came into town for an all-out battle of the endurance, speed and skill. The waves were small, approximately two to three foot, however the wind and the long distances made for tough racing. The race format, which included a 1.6km ocean ...

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SA representatives that will be at the Adventure Racing World Champs this week

Expedition Africa: Day Two/ Monday                                                        Photography: Bruce Viaene

Expedition Africa organising duo; Heidi and Stephan Muller will venture over to Australia along with two South African adventure racing teams to represent their country and the love for adventure racing in the Adventure Racing World Championships this November. The Shoalhaven will be the host region for this year’s World champs which is set to be the biggest expedition race ...

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Chris Bertish departs for Morocco today

Chris Bertish set to embark on his first ever solo, full length, Transatlantic Sup Crossing in the next few weeks

World-renowned Big Wave Surfer, Guinness SUP World Record Holder, Speaker and adventurer, Chris Bertish will be embarking on his groundbreaking expedition, #theSupCrossing in the next few weeks. The eagerly anticipated expedition will see him attempt the very first solo, SUP transatlantic crossing, unsupported and unassisted, on a custom-made six meter stand up paddle craft, for four straight months all in support of ...

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“Don’t worry about the world coming to an end today, its already tomorrow in Australia.”

Adventure racing athletes take part in the Expedition Africa 2011 adventure race in the southern Cape region, near Hermanus, Western Cape, South Africa, RSA

Adventure Racing is always touted as the toughest endurance sport, where teams pit themselves against everything that is uncomfortable and raw. So when booking pre-race accommodation for next month’s World Championship expedition race in Aussieland, it is amusing to read that Mollymook is a ‘beachside paradise’ in Shoalhaven, where one can “go for a swim at our new leisure centre, ...

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Expedition Africa 2017 event officially launched


Expedition Africa, a 500km non-stop adventure race over 7 days, was officially launched on 6 October 2016 in Cape St Francis by the organisers and sponsors. This ultra adventure race will kick off on 14 May 2017 and end with the prize giving ceremony at the host venue, the Cape St Francis Resort on 21 May. The route is to ...

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Cape St Francis Resort to host Expedition Africa 2017


The Cape St Francis Resort once again hit the headlines as a top lifestyle destination with the announcement of its selection as the preferred host for the hotly contested Expedition Africa, one of nine international extreme adventure races that make up the Adventure Racing World Series for 2017. Touted as Africa’s most challenging adventure race, the event is expected to ...

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SA explorer Sibusiso Vilane to take on the Untamed African MTB race


Sibusiso Vilane has summited Mount Everest twice – in 2003 and again with legendary adventurer Sir Ranulph Fiennes in 2005. He has also conquered all of the “Seven Summits” – the highest mountains on each of the earth’s continents. And then, for good measure, there was the time in 2007 when he and fellow adventurer Alex Harris trekked unsupported and ...

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Film to be screened as part of Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2016


The world’s most exciting and inspiring action, adventure and mountain films, the annual Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour, comes to South Africa in October, courtesy of Cape Union Mart. The annual festival features the globe’s top adventure climbing, base jumping, alpine skiing and mountain expedition movies and can be seen at Ster-Kinekor cinemas around the country from Friday, 21 ...

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