Monthly Archives: February 2013

Trail Runner’s Guide (NEW)

Trail running book

The guide provides comprehensive coverage of trails in and around South Africa as well as information on training gear, footwear, nutrition, events and insider tips from several of South Africa’s leading trail-running experts. Contents include: Foreword by Ryan Sandes ‘From the streets to the trails’ by Elana Meyer Getting into trail running, terrain tips and [...]

Giant Step for Hi-Tec (SA)

Hi-Tec opening

One of the most trusted names in the outdoor sport and adventure field in South Africa celebrated their move to new premises in Cape Town this week. VIPs, clients, suppliers and staff from around the world got together for this grand occasion. Click here to see some pics

Chill days in Stilbaai

Stilbaai

Beach trail runs that go on forever, huge point breaks in great white country, gravel road pedalling for a 100kays, sandstone arches of biblical proportions, ancient Viswyver traps, hide-away beaches perfect for sundowners … no wonder we had to stay in Stilbaai for a couple extra days. I wanna be there … now. Click here [...]

IALA Survivor

Iala Survivor

I joined the ‘International Academy for Leadership through Adventure’ on their first overnight adventure hike along a stunning section of the southern Cape coast from beyond Blombos to Jongensfontein. A glorious sunset morphed into a storm squall that evening, and after a Cape cobra visited our shelter, we decided to hit the trail again around [...]

Go Play. Go-Pro.

Go Pro

So I’ve had around two weeks to play with the new HERO 3, and the fun has certainly found me. Whether you go caving through the Kalk Bay mountains, surfing the Clovelly break, zipping down the Muiz Super-Tubes, snorkelling off Boulders, swimming Kleinplaas Dam, rock-rabbiting along 50+ mountain trails or bombing the Ou Wapad, there [...]