Expedition Africa 2016

EXP Day 1

The Garden Route truly offers a the perfect playground for this year’s Expedition Africa. Over 50 teams we graciously welcomed by the beautiful sunrise whilst they got ready for their wet start of the 544km adventure race. Day one of the self supported and navigated challenge proved to be an exciting one with a kayak start at the Knysna Waterfront. ...

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Athletes develop their creative side for charity

Team Ride2Nowhere.

Over 200 Expedition Africa athletes cycled along South Africa’s National Road; The N2 towards the Sedgefield Mosaic & Outdoor Market, waving their countries flags with pride. Each team taking part in this year’s gruelling 544km Adventure Race was paired with children from the Masithandane Bursary Fun for Children to create a unique element of a Mosaic Masterpiece that will live ...

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The final countdown for Africa’s biggest adventure race

Joe Selby from Team Afterwork Athletes (UK) enjoying a sunrise run along the lake at Pine Lake Marina; Host venue to this year's Expedition Africa event - Image by Bruce Viaene Photography

The final countdown for Africa’s biggest adventure race; Expedition Africa, has begun. Athletes from all over the world are arriving in the Garden Route to accept the challenge of the gruelling and exciting 500km adventure race. The race starts this Sunday: 15th May 2016. Over 50 teams will arrive at Pine Lake Marina, host venue to this year’s multi-disciplined international ...

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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!


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!


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

4000 Plus entrents at the start of the Augusta Adventure Fest  - Photo suplied

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


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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