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    For the Love of Adventure Racing, the outdoors and all things beautiful! #itsallaboutlove


    Just a girl from a small town born in Namibia. Home language is Afrikaans and not a writer. But is living life to its fullest, travel more than the average person and got so many stories to tell. 

    A Blog where I can share a bit of my interesting but humble life! Hopefully can touch you, inspire you and most of all give you a smile on your face when you read my so "incorrect" letters.. 

    Goals for 2018 is to write more regular as 2017 just ran away from me and somewhere amongst the crazy events I have lost myself... not in a bad way but was basically just surviving to keep it up. 

    2018 focus will be to say more NO and to be racing fit again!!

    From the #itsallaboutlove girl



    The Expedition Africa winner is...
    Earlier today an official written complaint was lodged disputing team Featherbed Painted Wolf's capture of CP 17. The local team lead the 500km adventure race, gaining time on their lead throughout the event.

    Expedition Africa Day 5: Athletes dig deep
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    Athletes currently cycling 118km along the Karoo dig deep as they make their way to the next transition, and onto the finish for Expedition Africa 2016.

    Welcome home Expedition Africa champs!
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    3 days, 12 hours and 33 minutes is how long it took for Expedition Africa 2016's champions to complete 500km of pure adventure racing. Cheers from the side lines howled as team Featherbed Painted Wolf neared the spectator filled shoreline at Pine Lake Marina this evening.

    The twists and turns of day 3
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    Day three of Expedition Africa proved to be an extremely interesting day for both the teams taking part in the 544km adventure race and the arm chair experts sitting at home dot watching.

    Expedition Africa: A sprint race?
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    The majority of the Expedition Africa pack have completed the first 120km of the 544km course, with multiple teams currently cycling through the heart of the Knysna Forest and onto the world famous pioneering Harkerville single track. Athletes will venture from the heights of the forest and cycle down towards the coastline for 84km reaching transition six in Plettenberg Bay.

    An epic start to Expedition Africa 2016
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    Day one of the self supported and navigated challenge proved to be an exciting one with a kayak start at the Knysna Waterfront. Teams paddled towards Thesen Island hastily, taking on their orienteering leg, in order to collected their next map and plot their next route. The Merrell Adventure Addicts took the lead upon the water, with Sweco Adventure (SWD) in tow followed by Naturex (FR).

    Athletes create for Charity
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    Over 200 Expedition Africa athletes cycled along South Africa's National Road; The N2 towards the Sedgefield Mosaic & Outdoor Market, waving their countries flags with pride. Each team taking part in this year's gruelling 544km Adventure Race was paired with children from the Masithandane Bursary Fun for Children to create a unique element of a Mosaic Masterpiece that will live in the market for years and years to come.

    The Final Countdown
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    The final countdown for Africa's biggest adventure race; Expedition Africa, has begun. Athletes from all over the world are arriving in the Garden Route to accept the challenge of the gruelling and exciting 500km adventure race. The race starts this Sunday: 15th May 2016.

    For the love of Adventure
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    Double moon 200km Adventure in the Drakensberg