Athletes Diaries – Chris Strydom – Drakensberg Northern Trail 2018

Drakensberg Northern Trail 2018 by: Chris Strydom.  Andrew and his crew promised us clear skies for race day and once the mist cleared on the high peaks we were indeed treated to perfect weather conditions for the race. However it has been raining non-stop for the two days prior to the race and this led to muddy, waterlogged trails. In …

Athletes Diaries- Marzelle van der Merwe- Drankensberg Northern Trail 2018

  DRAKENSBERG NORTHERN TRAIL 2018 By Marzelle van der Merwe   Crisp morning Drakensberg air, stinging your lungs and tingling your stomach as you take that big nervous breath before the count down reaches “one”. All that’s left now is a couple of hours of covering 40km, with 1800m of climbing.   Before you know it you will be done, …

2018 Wildseries 3 cranes challenge, Behind Sven’s Lens!

  Crazy fun for a very good cause? Well why not? So what a kickstart to shooting a list of trail events for the year of 2018. I must say, its been a slow start to the motivation i very often require to slip on some shoes and get a good block of running in, this year in particular has …

Fell off the rail? Get back onto trail! 10 easy steps…

By Arlo van Heerden Ho ho ho! December holidays, great for the belly, tragic for your fitness. We’ve all been there, Lacing up your shoes in January with no idea how our body is going to respond to the extra pounds the beach holiday magically managed to add. For a lot of people the new years resolutions fly out the …

Mount Anderson Adventure

By Arlo Van Heerden Mount Anderson. 2273 metres above sea level. The highest point in the Lowveld and also the summit where three adventure seeking okes spent their Saturday night. Johardt (my brother)has been nagging me and Bruno ( our adventure buddy and lift )  about spending a night on top of Mount Anderson for quite some time, so when …

Lesotho Ultra trail 2017 Video

Lesotho Ultra Trail 2017 Video

We got the awesome opportunity to shoot the Lesotho Ultra trail 2017 video set in the magnificent Maluti Mountain Range. Maliba Mountain Lodge played it’s part as the race village for the weekend. Lesotho offered runners more than expected, and they were greeted with snow halfway during the race, which gave this race the ultimate SkyMarathon feel. It was such …

Skyrun 2017 Video

Skyrun 2017 Video

Skyrun 2017  Video Trying to describe the experience we had at Skyrun 2017 is almost an impossible task. We were on assignment for the Pure Adventures team and we had to put together a Skyrun race edit and documentary (coming soon!). This enabled us to spend about 8 days in the picturesque surroundings of Lady Grey and the Wartrail Country …

Kaapsehoop Marathon, The image story

Written and Photographed by Sven Musica The Uniwisp 3-in-1 Kaapsehoop Marathon, The Marathon that each athlete has the highest chance of smashing their PB….    … On Paper!! And so marks the end of another Kaapsehoop marathon, in all its beauty and glory. A 3Am wakeup call for most athletes and its off to the busses, the road kind, not …

The Otter African Trail run 2017 Predictions

So Its Otter Week this week and  with The Challenge behind us with our own Homeboy Kobus Maree Making us all jealous for his spectacular victory in the Challenge race, Damn meat eater, ha ha ha.  So With the Prologue completed today for the Race, we have a Few Race Predictions to make of what could go down tomorrow. In …

Grand Raid Reunion – South African Athletes

So on the 19th-22nd October 2017 (thats this weekend people) is a very very special race that is hosted not to far off the South African Coastline on a tiny island with a big heart- Ile de la Réunion, Hosting the crazy Diagonale des Fous (in straight english, the diagonal of fools), A 165km 9580m ascent beast of a race …