Books

Over the past decade, I’ve authored, photographed and contributed to more than a dozen books, most of them outdoor guides to adventures sports that I love to participate in. Mountain biking, adventure racing, trail running and just good old adventuring on this balls-to-the-wall continent called Africa that we are lucky enough to live on. There’s also been a behind-the-scenes publication on the FIFA World Cup, a short story or six, and eleven gazillion articles in publications ranging from Men’s Health and Runners World to Wild and Good Taste. Let’s just say I’ve been a busy boy :-)
Die Avontuurgids van Suid-AfrikaDie avontuurgids van Suid-Afrika is jou handleiding tot al die sport- en ontspanningsopsies wat net buite jou nege-tot-vyf landskap op jou wag. Die boek dek verskillende aktiwiteite. Sommige avonture is wild, ander is geskik vir die hele gesin – die een ou se klim is die ander se hartaanval. Met meer as ’n 1000 avonture behoort jy vir ’n ruk lank vasgenael te bly in die blaaie van hierdie avontuurgids.
Great African AdventuresAfrica may rate as uncharted territory to the majority of mainstream travellers, but an advance guard of intrepid adventurers has long been exploring this intriguing continent. If you have yet to experience the countless adventures brimming between Cape Town and Cairo, this DIY guide contains all the information you need to trip confidently onto the Mother Continent.Tales of high adventure, in-your-face photography, destination overviews, maps and contact details make this the ultimate adventure primer to Africa. Join the author and a handful of respected contributors as they river-board the Nile, climb Mali's Hand of Fatima and run the 'Marathon des Sables' in Morocco, to name but a few of the adventures. An edgy style, up-to-date content and award-winning photography make this a must-have book for everyone from armchair adventurers to card-carrying members of the outdoor tribe.
The Adventure Guide of South AfricaThe adventure guide of Southern Africa aims to help you make sense of all the activity and leisure options waiting just beyond your regular nine-to-five landscape. Some of the adventures are truly wild, while others are tame enough for the whole family - besides, one man's hike is another man's heart attack. With more than a thousand adventures, this guide will keep you busy for a while.
Top MTB TrailsThis book covers the best trails, routes and rides in the three Cape provinces.  Up-to-date route information, great photographs and excellent, detailed maps, along with IMBA Traildifficulty rating system and AMA approvals, make this book the perfect companion for experienced as well as aspiring moutain biking enthusiasts.  A coprehensive list of trails to explore in the other six provinces, plus a directory of bike shops and a handy atlas of the area can also be found at the back of the book.
Trail Runner's Guide: South AfricaThe 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.

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