About Graham Bird

Graham Bird is the captain and manager of The Merrell Adventure Addicts, South Africa's most successful adventure racing team. He was one of SA’s top canoeists from 1990 to 2006, winning 28 South African titles and being selected for 14 national teams (seven as captain). Graham now focuses his energies on competing in adventure racing and also competes in numerous running, mountain biking, canoeing and multisport events around the country, regularly finishing in the top 5% of these races.

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Not just a sport

For me adventure racing is not just a sport. It has become a way of life. I love the outdoors. I love pushing to the limits. I love battling the odds and succeeding. I love a challenge. I love spending time with my mates. I love the mental solitude. Adventure racing gives me all this and way more. I came from a paddling background where I competed for 16 years. While paddling I did a […]

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