Monthly Archives: September 2010

Riders on the Storm

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28 September 2010 The Southern Storm Duathlon, presented by HI-TEC, unfolds over 6 incredible days along SA’s spectacular Garden Route. Endurance athletes from across the country come here to slug it out amongst each other, andalso against the elements. After running the Otter African Trail Run, they continue to mountain bike and trail run for [...]

The Incredibles

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27 September 2010 Sometimes, a single day of adventure delivers incredible memories, and today was such a day. Exactly forty eight hours ago, John Collins broke the OTTER Trail Run Record to post an unbelievable time of 4hrs 56min, and he was duly hailed as the new Otter King. Two days later, and the second [...]

Amphetamine Otter

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26 September 2010 The OTTER African Trail Run, presented by global outdoor apparel manufacturer HI-TEC, was yesterday presented for only the second time within the scenic Garden Route National Park. This unique and exhilarating race, run in a single day along the 5-day Otter Hiking Route, showcases the natural splendour of one of South Africa’s [...]

Crazy running on the Table

Odd Wheels Unicyclists Tammy and Donna, and Tour de Tuli mountain biker Haydn Heydenrich, pose for Bicycling Magazine Finish Portraits in Fish Hoek, Cape Peninsula, Western Cape, South Africa

The Crazy Store Table Mountain Challenge has attained legendary status – there’s no argument about that. Any athlete who has taken on this epic scramble-ramble-run around the Mother of All Mountains will attest to that. All I can say is ‘frigging awesome!’ to each and everyone of you who completed it in such fine style [...]

Living balanced

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Glorious evening shoot with Karyn for her LIVE BALANCED web site and marketing material. Yoga, thai massage, body balancing, posture correction – she does it all, and she does it best. I should know – she’s my partner in running, paddling, mountain biking, surfing and, most importantly, in living life to the full Until the [...]

Warm hearts in hard times

Odd Wheels Unicyclists Tammy and Donna, and Tour de Tuli mountain biker Haydn Heydenrich, pose for Bicycling Magazine Finish Portraits in Fish Hoek, Cape Peninsula, Western Cape, South Africa

Malawi is an undeniably exquisite country, and this may be why the clash between the natural splendour and harsh reality of life thumps you in the gut like a juggernaut truck. Baobab dawns, the tranquility of a rift valley lake, and the echoes of fish eagle calls at sunset contradict with kids of 4 or [...]

Cranking Wild upon the Lake of Stars

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Our world is out of kilter. A top of the range Pinarello bicycle will set you back well over R100k. This is the bike most of the top executives rode during the COMPUTERSHARE ‘Change A Life’ Cycle Tour in Malawi. In Malawi, the average monthly income is R270, which means a breadwinner would need to [...]