Adrenaline junkies…?

A close friend and I had an awesome realisation that we have joined the crazy people that get hooked on the endorphin rush of extreme sports…well extreme in our naive dewy eyes We joined the prestige Sisterhood SA group and embarked on our first challenge…a 15km Stand Up Paddle (SUP) to Robben Island and back. […]

Give SUPing a whirl….

Have I convinced you to give SUPing a whirl? Start off on a calm sunny day at the SUP clubhouse on the canals near V&A Waterfront. Contact Guy from SUP Cape Town ( You can hire boards and paddles for about R150 an hour. Guy and Siya are great and so helpful and will set […]

Jonkershoek Mountain Challenge…no turning back now…

05h10. Wide awake after a mere 5.5 hours of broken sleep. Nerves mixed with excitement. Like a kid on Christmas. Only one that fears that she’ll discover Father Christmas isn’t real. Eeeek! So I’ve checked the compulsory checklist…and I’m checking it twice. If I forget anything the nerves, 300 buck entry and 45 minute drive […]

Rookie Errors exposed

The trail run was awesome guys. 21ks of breath-taking views, waterfalls, steep green ravines and a forest to end off. 300 of us huddled around the start prepping for the long run ahead. We set off in freezing weather and hit the 7km mark that greeted us with a 3km incline. Bum and calf burner […]

Hop onto the trails

Okay so you want to get fit but you find road running incredibly boring and monotonous… jump to trail running. Picture hiking trails, single tracks, jeep tracks, mountain ranges, forests, deserts and coastal bush. This can be your afternoon playground… Find a like minded runner, or a naive clueless victim that can be easily convinced […]

Pushing the Limits

So what goes through your mind when you hit the wall 21km into a steep 35km trail run? Or when you are SUPing around Greenland fighting off polar bears? Or running in an icy hail storm? Besides the “holy shit, what am I doing?” / “who signed me up for this” / “I’m too tired […]