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Paddling for Smiles

Last year, Richard Kohler, attempted to paddle the coastline of South Africa to raise money for the ‘miles for smiles’ charity. I was keeping up to date with the trip and everything that could’ve gone wrong seemed to go wrong. First he hit a shark while surfing down a wave and completely wrecked his rudder […]

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Surfski Surfski Surfski

Phew, I can’t believe it’s been 2 months since my last update! This time it’s going much better. I joined the Century City Canoe Club and started doing their weekly timetrials(TT) and every week I’m cutting my time down. I still finish last but at my previous TT I managed 65m44 So I’m heading in […]

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Mountainbiking: Jonkershoek Nature Reserve

On Saturday I woke up nice and early to a crisp Spring air. It was what one might call the perfect morning for a little trip into the mountains – to go biking!! Now, as far as mountainbiking goes, I still consider myself, for lack of a better word, a noob. This would be the […]

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Tightrope Walking on Table Mountain

Even though this guy is attached to the rope I don’t think I’ll be doing this anytime soon. Table Mountain has to be one of the most beautiful backdrops in the world and adventurers from all around the world come here to get a taste of it. The last incidient was of a famous base […]

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Lion’s Head Run: Short, Tough and Ultimately Satisfying

Over the past few weeks we have had one or two days of intermittent sunshine to remind us that our blazing African champion has not forsaken us and that summer is a mere few months away. On these days I have looked out towards Table Mountain and Lion’s Head and told myself that the next […]

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Highs & Lows

I, like many of you, am still gutted at the result of this weekends Super15 semi-final. The game was seen by us (Stormers fans) as a chance to finally get into a final and whack the Chiefs at home. But that isn’t sport, sport has it’s own rules, rules that seem to defy logic and […]

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5 Reasons why the Stormers will Dominate the Sharks

Ok, I admit I have never tipped the Stormers to lose so my opinion might be warped. However I do think these 5 reasons are valid and that we will win this one. Home ground advantage The Sharks have had a gruelling travel schedule The Stormers have the defense that wins championships The Stormers will […]

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Saffa Sporting Domination in Pictures

South Africans have absolutely dominated the worlds sporting stage this weekend. Sport is such a great leveler, where else can a developing country like ours anhilate the worlds best for the rest of the world to see. Graeme Smith: 100 in 100th test Jacque Kallis: Dedicated his century to injured wicket keeper, Mark Boucher Hashim […]

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Surfski Quest Update

Unfortunately this update isn’t as grand as I was hoping for when I wrote the first post exactly four weeks ago. It started off great but then all of a sudden, the weather in Cape Town turned for the worse and the seas became MASSIVE. There was a period of almost 2 weeks where every […]

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4 Reasons to Exercise Outdoors

It’s a common thought that exercising outdoors trumps the monotonous indoor gyming that plagues so many of us, but we still tend to head for the comfort of the gym. Exercising indoors is definitely not bad, it’s actually quite good, but compare it to the outdoors and you are missing out on some really cool […]

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