Extreme Lights

One of the great ‘finds’ just before the start of Expedition Africa 2018 was the light system we would use for the trekking, kloofing and mountain biking legs of the race. A Merrel and Extreme Lights sponsored athlete, Donovan Sims, recommended them to me during a night training session. That recommendation and another introduction from […]

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The Munga (Hunga) Games

The Munga. Where to start? On the official website the inaugural Munga Trail is described as a 400km (actually 413km) five day trail race with 11,000 m of vertical gain. It is run from Lakenvlei Forest Lodge (outside Belfast, Mpumalanga) to Three Rondawelsview point (overlooking the Blyde river canyon.) There are five race villages and […]

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Reflections from 2016

Its  2 January 2017!! I can hardly believe how time has flown. As I reflect back on 2016 I cant but help think that it was a year mixed with such incredible highs and equally opposite lows. Life as a professional adventurer and motivational/inspirational speaker is not for the feint hearted. If you get it […]

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Inspired Leadership – Part 2

My chosen career is “adventurer”. To date my three greatest feats are rowing the Woodvale Atlantic race twice and trekking to the South Pole. I completed my first Atlantic crossing in 2007 and early 2008 with a friend, Bill Godfrey. Bill and I rowed in shifts: one-and-a-half hours on and one-and-a-half hours off, 24 hours a day, seven days a […]

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Rev 18 Hydration Pack

I have had the Osprey Rev 18 for almost 8 months now and I have tested it properly. Its time now to tell you about it. This pack has been very versatile for most of the sports that I am involved with from multi day mountain biking, trail running, hiking and general travel. Adventure Inc […]

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