Adventure

Cape Union Mart team, head-to-toe in K-Way gear on Kilimanjaro

The path of bringing a new product to market is rife with obstacles.

Cape Union Mart’s dedicated Research & Development team in Cape Town are committed to developing world-class products for their K-Way brand. From trail running to high-altitude mountaineering and polar exploration, K-Way products are thoroughly researched and tested in conditions that range from sweltering summer heat to Antarctic blizzards before making it into production and onto the shelves of Cape Union ...

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The inaugural Merrell Transkei Tuff!

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Over 40 athletes ventured through the untouched beauty of the Wild Coast; navigating their way through the 150km Merrell Transkei Tuff 24 hour adventure race. After five months of non-stop planning; Bruce Viaene; Adventure Race photographer and TT150 organiser briefed teams about the route on Friday evening, officially breathing life into this first time adventure race. Teams received their first ...

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Kick start your 2016 with a real Adventure!

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Set your feet onto a land that has no boundaries, a piece of paradise spoilt with a breathtaking coastal view. Rumble through the Transkei terrain, where Nguni cattle have carved their historic trails creating the perfect route for the Transkei Tuff 150. The Won Adventure team have put together a fantastic 150km adventure race; perfect for the first time adventure ...

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X-Over at JBay Winterfest – Oakley Athlete Interview

Butch James the 2014 Oakley X-Over Challenge winner © Kolesky/Nikon/Lector

Jeffreys Bay – With only one week to go, Oakley South Africa is counting down to the Oakley X-Over Challenge at the JBay Winterfest. This unique ‘cross-over’ event comprises mountain biking, golf and surfing disciplines to crown the Oakley X-Over Champion 2015. Competing in the tournament will be a selection of top Oakley athletes as well as one lucky member of ...

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Western Australia hosts the biggest adventure race in world

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Entries are flooding in to the world’s biggest adventure race that will once again be staged in Augusta, Western Australia in November. The Act-Belong-Commit Augusta Adventure Fest typically attracts nearly 4,000 competitors across three events over the festival weekend and within one week of entries opening the races are already nearly 70% full. This year will be the 10th year ...

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Don-Wauchope, Van Huyssteen crowned Impi Gauteng Elite Champions

Top multi-sport athlete Carla Van Huyssteen (family home Northcliff, now resides in Pietermaritsburg) successfully defended her title at the IMPI Elite Race at the picturesque Van Gaalens Cheese Farm (Hartebeespoort / North West Province) on Saturday, 27 September 2014.  Van Huyssteen completed the course in a deserving time of 02 hours 04 minutes 18 seconds.  Photo Credit:  Erik Vermeulen / Adventure Photos

Top multi-sport athletes, Ian Don-Wauchope and Carla Van Huyssteen set the course ablaze on Saturday, 27 September 2014 when they took on the IMPI Elite Race at the picturesque Van Gaalens Cheese Farm (Hartebeespoort / North West Province).  Don-Wauchope conquered the course in a lightning fast time of 01 hour 46 minutes 42 seconds, while Van Huyssteen successfully defended her ...

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WCAD Adventure Sprint – Gravity Adventure Festival

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The annual 30km Adventure Sprint which takes place at the Gravity Adventure Festival is a great introduction to the sport of Adventure Racing and this year’s race was no different with more than 50% of the field lining up to take part in their first ever AR. The sunny skies made for a pleasant change from last year’s battle against ...

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New addition to the AR calendar, WCAD Winter Wanderer race report

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26-27 July 2014 Citrusdal – Koningskop Introduction The WCAD Winter Wanderer was a new addition to the AR calendar for 2014. The inaugural event took place in the Citrusdal region, exploring the Olifants River Mountains. This beautiful area is a little less known to Adventure Racing and definitely worth the visit. The weather was true to the event’s namesake and ...

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Butch James Wins The Oakley X-Over Challenge 2014

The 2014 Champion Butch James © Kolesky/Nikon/Lexar

Jeffreys Bay– In an exciting finish to the inaugural Oakley X-Over Challenge, Butch James came out on top, after dominating all three disciplines in this exhilarating cross-over event. Butch was strong in the Mountain Biking race and the Golf tournament, and an impressive finish in the surf event final clinched him the overall lead. “What an unbelievable event and thanks ...

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WCAD Winter Wanderer – 150km Adventure Race

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26-27 July 2014 This traditional style 150km AR takes place around the beautiful Citrusdal area. These mountains are beautiful and definitely worth exploring! The race will start at 10am on Saturday and go through the night till Sunday. Winners are expected to finish in 20 hours and back-markers will be short-coursed to get everyone to the finish for 12noon prize-giving on Sunday. ...

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