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Molweni Trail Run 2014 – Race Day

Molweni race day

After the amazing build-up and intensive hype surrounding the testing Prologue at the inauguaral Molweni Trail Run, presented by Salomon SA, it was a nervous bunch of athletes who lined up for the start at the Forest Hills Sports Club just after dawn yesterday morning. One thing is for sure; they had ample reason to [...]

Molweni Trail Run 2014- Prologue Day

Molweni prologue

A lot of guys and girls came out today, thinking they were going to smash the 6km-plus Prologue Course, but that’s not the ways things work in Krantzkloof Nature Reserve. The route and terrain were testing to say the least, with times well over an hour being clocked by ‘mere mortals’. But then there are [...]

Molweni Trail Run 2014 – Recce Day

Molweni recce

If you have been wanting to find your running freedom, I’ve discovered just the event for you. The Molweni 2-day Trail Run, presented by SALOMON and organised by 369 Communications, comes packaged as a Prologue + Monster Day, very much following the successful recipe set by the Otter African Trail Run. Eye-bleedingly beautiful natural scenery, [...]

Let There Be Light!

Extreme lights

‘Extreme Lights’ … the name says it all. My shoot last week with Charl, Hannes and their crew made me realise rather suddenly how pathetic my current MTB lights are, and that LED technology has advanced with leaps and bounds in the three years since I purchased my kit. The good news is that this [...]

TransCape MTB Stage Race 2015

TransCape

Dream job … go recce the route for the upcoming Transcape MTB Stage Race through the forest of the Garden Route and along the back roads of the Klein Karoo for a couple of days. Can’t say no to that, so I teamed up with Race Director Lenore Collett and Route Director Jeff Willcox, and [...]

Holi-Baby

Holi-Baby

A couple of weeks back Kay, the kids and I snuck off on a well-deserved holiday break. Sunshine coast beaches, J-Bay surf, a family christening, a couple of MTB trails, some kayaking and a whole lot of lazy, rainy days came as part of the deal. I took a lot less cameras than usual, and [...]

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

Kagga

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

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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 [...]

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