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Plans up in Smoke, GoalPost still Standing
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Plans up in Smoke, GoalPost still Standing

When life gives you lemons, you make lemon pie, we all know that. When life sends the massive #KnysnaFires to destroy your home along with everything you own and burn down your pine plantations and livelihood, it can be difficult to find that pie recipe amidst the smoldering ashes. So we poked around and found […]

Merrell saddle up for The Cowboy State
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Merrell saddle up for The Cowboy State

Tickets booked, it’s off to the Cowboy State of Wyoming for South African team Merrell Adventure Addicts as they head to the United States in August for the2017 Adventure Racing World Championships. Along with compatriots Team Cyanosis – who earned their place at the competition with a strong win in the Paraguay Expedition Race – […]

The Swedish win Expedition Africa
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The Swedish win Expedition Africa

Skylotec Adventure have just crossed the finish line completing the 514km Expedition Africa – Baviaans course in just over 80 hours. The team proved they were world class throughout the race; flying through each transition efficiently, professionally and navigating each control point brilliantly. The Cape St Francis Resort beach hosted a magnificent start on Sunday […]

Athletes experience pure grandeur at Expedition Africa
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Athletes experience pure grandeur at Expedition Africa

The Baviaans brought a true element of magic to this year’s Expedition Africa. The tranquillity, the rugged beauty and the wild life are all factors that create a true African splendour. The 59km canyon ventured all 39 teams through an untouched picturesque part of African soil. Race organiser; Stephan Muller predicted that the Baviaanskloof region […]

BREAKING NEWS - Skylotec and Thunderbolt AR receive penalty
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BREAKING NEWS – Skylotec and Thunderbolt AR receive penalty

The two leading teams made an error by not following instructions to stay on the beach (side) between CP 36 and T10 during their 18km trekking leg yesterday evening. The race booklet clearly stipulates  that it is “compulsory to stay on beach between CP 36 and T10” and further stipulates  “Expedition Africa flag on the […]

Expedition Africa - Day 1
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Expedition Africa – Day 1

39 teams from 13 countries gathered on the Cape St Francis Beach this morning ready for a rugged Expedition Africa, featuring larger racing legs that would cover the 500km adventure race. A vuvuzela traditionally signalled the start to Africa’s Adventure Racing World Series event, where teams raced along the coastline towards Port St Francis. Race […]

Brian's thoughts on Expedition Africa
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Brian’s thoughts on Expedition Africa

It is interesting how things have developed and changed over the years…   I’m not racing this year, I’ll be dot watching, so here are my 2 cents, for what it’s worth:   My money is on Nevarest Jabberwock for the win. In fact (no pressure), its theirs to lose. They are the only team […]

Are you ready for Expedition Africa 2017?
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Are you ready for Expedition Africa 2017?

Expedition Africa kicks off this week in none other than the Eastern Cape’s Adventure Province, where athletes will tackle this year’s gruelling adventure of over 500km’s of mountain biking, kayaking, abseiling, trekking and so much more. 39 teams from all over the world have begun descending onto the sandy beach of Cape St Francis Resort. […]

Expedition Africa Chooses SPOT Gen3 Satellite Trackers to Safeguard 160 Competitors
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Expedition Africa Chooses SPOT Gen3 Satellite Trackers to Safeguard 160 Competitors

Satellite tracking, SOS button, and Messaging to enhance competitor’s safety and make tracking more efficient and reliable Western Cape, South Africa – April 18, 2017 – SPOT, the leader in satellite messaging and emergency notification technologies, today announced that the organisers of this year’s Expedition Africa Adventure race, the Africa leg of the Adventure Racing […]

Kouga, Eastern Cape prepares for this year's World Series Adventure Race!
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Kouga, Eastern Cape prepares for this year’s World Series Adventure Race!

The final countdown to Africa’s biggest adventure race; Expedition Africa – Baviaans, has begun. Athletes from all over the world will begin arriving in less than 20 days to accept the challenge of taking on the gruelling and exciting 500km adventure race of a life time. 39 teams from 13 countries will arrive at Cape […]