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Team Keyhealth Jabberwock on the moonscapes of Ladakh. Photo Terence Vrugtman/adventurelife.co.za

Getting High in India

Ruan van der Merwe was thrown in the deep end at India’s first-ever adventure race: the Himalayan Challenge. With team Keyhealth Jabberwock, he battled altitude, inexperienced organisers, and some hardcore local teams for an excellent result. Since this was the first adventure race held in India, all competitors were all in for a huge learning curve.

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What’s in TRAIL magazine issue 11?

On the cover of TRAIL magazine issue 11 is an icon of mountain running and adventure racing. Years in the planning, Ryno Griesel teamed up with fellow Salomon athlete Ryan Sandes in March to set a new FKT (fastest known time) for the Drakensberg Grand Traverse, an unsupported mountain run over approximately 220km of rugged Drakensberg terrain, coming close to dipping under 40 hours. The event garnered international attention and was heavily covered by Red […]

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Ryno Griesel interview pre-Drakensberg Grand Traverse 2014

Dubbed the Mother of all ‘Berg Hikes, mountain runners Ryno Griesel and Ryan Sandes are currently on the course in an attempt to break the current foot race record set by Griesel and Cobus van Zyl in April 2010. That time is pegged at 60 hours 29min and 30 seconds (2 days 12 hours 29 min and 30 seconds). The Traverse follows an approximate 220km course starting from Sentinel car park in the north and […]

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TRAIL magazine issue 9 Dec/Jan/Feb

Life-changing articles in TRAIL 9       What’s in Issue 9 of TRAIL, on shelves in January and February 2014? Imagine doing a 7,000km road trip through the vastness of Namibia and running at the most breathtaking spots. Like the idea? You’ll encounter leopard spoor and elephant, so fasten your seatbelt! Liesl Ravenscroft recounts her experience in her article Running in Space. World-renowned sports scientist Professor Tim Noakes and best-selling vegetarian whole foods author […]

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Skyrun’s zany pre-race briefing

Although you might not be doing this year’s Salomon Skyrun presented by Red Bull, you may find the press release, as we did, entertaining and inspirational. Nice to see that social development is an important component of this event, Khaya Lokukhanya (House of Light) is the charity of choice for 2013. Enjoy the read below.  Trail runners and adventure junkies from all over the world are putting their final preparations together for the Salomon Skyrun […]

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Get your adventure fix in Go Multi issue 60

If one word summed up the July/August issue of Go Multi magazine it would be ‘adventure’. The latest issue of South Africa’s leading multisport magazine is jam-packed with adventurous South Africans doing extraordinary things. From Red Island Ride race organisers exploring remote Madagascar to Kai Fitchen’s Kape 2 Kenya eco-friendly African adventure, as well as Kyle Main’s epic swim across the Strait of Gibraltar, this issue puts a huge tick in the adventure column. Multisporter […]

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