Browse any article, book or web resource on the sport of adventure racing and you’ll find the word ‘team’ spread throughout: teams, teammates, teamwork, team skills, team dynamics. You’ll also find other words like communication, compatible, together and success.
Thanks to everyone for your support of Team Red Ants and to the organisers, thanks for making us K@K off like never before. Check out the attached Google earth file to see what went done in Swaziland over this past weekend. Race legs and distances broken down below
If at prize giving, Darron Raw told us that, he designed the last Swazi to break us, to push us where we have never gone before and to help us to eliminate any boundaries we had in your minds of what we were capable of, then I would have given him a good hand shake and said: ‘Job very well done!’.
Team Senseless Killers (no mass-murderous intent implied) – an amalgamation of Team Senseless (Andrew Wiggett and Steven Yates) and Team Killers (named after the band ‘The Killers’: Robert Crichton and Amy Witherden) – was privileged to partake in the tenth and last Swazi Extreme, held from August 6 to August 8 (August 9 for some), 2010.
I had really been looking forward to the Kinetic Adventure sprint race at Paddle Power in Hartebeespoort. For one, my fitness was good and I had no injuries, which has been a problem this year. But mostly I was looking forward to the zip line…
“Waar rook is, daar is ook vuur”. This was the first clue sending us scrambling up the koppie on the first 4km dash. With no map and no marked route this leg was chaotic as we searched for the clues.