Merrell Tsitsikamma MTB Challenge 2014

Merrell Tsitsikamma MTB

Eish … I cannot believe it is a full year since I’ve last shot this amazing MERRELL event … But yeah, time flies, which in this case is not a bad thing, as I got to head up to the Eastern Cape again to go and play in what definitely rates as one of my [...]

Coleman Tripping – KaggaKamma


Our final destination on my Coleman Outdoor Guide Shoot was KaggaKamma, a stunning private game reserve perched within the transition biome between the Cederberg and the Ceres-Karoo. Set upon a high fynbos plateau on the edge of the Koue Bokkeveld, it personifies wilderness luxury at its very best. What few people realise is that KaggaKamma [...]

Coleman Tripping – Rondeberg

#coleman #camping #trip

Rondeberg Resort – on the gorgeous Bulshoek Dam north of Clanwilliam – is one of those perfect family spots if you’re keen on an outdoor getaway. It is close enough to civilisation to not make it a mission, yet far enough off the beaten track to make sure you don’t have to deal with every [...]

Coleman Tripping – Nuwerust Rest Camp


Working with Coleman’s brand new range of tents and camping equipment got me thinking about a new book …. A #getoutside Guide to all of SA’s brilliant little outdoor secret spots. Places where you can mountain bike and rock climb and fish and trail run and hike and play to your heart’s content. Which brings [...]

Goodbye Humans – and thanks for all the jelly-fish

Turtle release

Yoda the Green Turtle’s two most recent journeys were probably the most stressful ones of his/her life. (We’re not 100% sure of the sex, but genetic testing on blood will confirm this pretty soon). She arrived by car at Two Oceans Aquarium about a year ago after a good samaritan found her in an extremely [...]

Spur Adventure Duo #4 – Lourensford 2014


As Brian Allot said yesterday when I bumped into him at some dodgy take-away joint in search of post-race sustenance: “I dug that race stukkend”! Every single thing conspired on the day to make it a perfect event: the stunning venue at Lourensford Wine Estate; absolutely perfect weather; a great field of athletes; and a [...]

Sabrina Love Ocean Challenge 2013 – Day 2

Sabrina 2

On Day 2, the SABRINA LOVE Ocean Challenge traditionally moves away from the ‘ocean’, embracing the dramatic inland playground extending inland from Plettenberg Bay. Once again, the owners of the spectacular Kurland Hotel and Polo Estate opened their arms and hearts to welcome all the crew, competitors and kids associated with the event. Proceedings kicked [...]

Sabrina Love Ocean Challenge 2013 – Day 1

Sabrina 1

Once again, the annual SABRINA LOVE Ocean Challenge delivered an unparalleled mix of outdoor fun for the whole family. The beach festival – originally conceptualised by Tony and Suzie Lubner in memory of their daughter Sabrina – is sponsored by Stonehage and Discovery, with all proceeds going to charities supporting disabled children. And if this [...]

Fenn Cape Point Challenge 2013

Fenn CPC

The exhilarating duel between Jasper Mocke and Hank McGregor continued today with the FENN Cape Point Challenge, with extreme sea conditions forcing a change of route to the False Bay side. Mocke drew first blood with a scintillating victory over McGregor during the CAPE TOWN DOWNWIND on Monday, but this time around McGregor proved too [...]

Cape Town Downwind 2013


As indyllic a day for a surfski event as you could wish for, I suppose … False Bay delivered blue skies, perfect wind conditions and surging swell for a superb field of paddlers from around the country. Full results and more images will follow soon, but it was once again a strong showing by the [...]

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