Tag Archives: South Africa

2010 | 31 December - 0 Comments

The revitalisation of international BMX events

BMX in general and the BMX Supercross World Cup in particular, are undergoing spectacular growth, which has accelerated since …


2010 | 17 December - 0 Comments

It’s uphill all the way at next year’s Comrades

2010 was the 85th running of Comrades Marathon and the fact that more than 14,000 people completed the race put the event …

re-sized Cape Epic

2009 | 4 November - 0 Comments

The Cape Epic – South Africa’s extreme mountain biking team event

The Cape Epic is an extreme mountain bike race that takes place every year around the last week of March and the first week …

re-sized elephant-back-safari-crossing-river

2009 | 16 October - 1 Comment

Riding planet earth’s largest land mammals

Yesterday we blogged about swimming with the world’s largest fish – today we turn to the land and report on riding the African …

re-sized Great Wall of China

2009 | 24 September - 1 Comment

Adventure Marathons are so much more… adventurous!

The Adventure Marathon idea was born in 1998 in Copenhagen, Denmark when Director of Albatros Travel, Mr. Søren Rasmussen …

re-sized Jeffreys Bay

2009 | 10 July - 0 Comments

They’re surfing in South Africa right now…

Jeffreys Bay is the heart of South Africa’s surfing spots and offers some of the country’s best and most extreme waves. …

re-sized mountain bike kit

2009 | 16 April - 0 Comments

Time to dust off your mountain bike

The single most important item of personal clothing for downhill mountain biking your helmet – ensure you always wear a …

Bungee Jumping at Bloukrans Bridge
re-sized mountain bike ultra
re-sized 2 oceans marathon SA

2008 | 7 December - 0 Comments

The world’s most beautiful marathon

There is both the ultra marathonn, a half marathon and fun runs which in 2008 attracted an entry field of in excess of 26,000 …

re-sized Addo marathon

2008 | 26 November - 0 Comments

Marathon history and one extreme marathon

With over 800 marathons run every year there are a number of extreme versions. …