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Cape Pioneer 15: Stage 3

What hasn’t been said about the Kamannasie stage of the Cape Pioneer? Crisis I still have the scars to show from last year’s epic stage in the wet. So it was with some apprehension that I woke up this morning knowing it was going to take bringing the best version […]

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Cape Pioneer ’15: Stage 1

“Hey Waleed. How is the big man doing today?” (In my head, I am thinking I was never supposed to be this far back. I have so much work to do but thankfully, a long day to get it done. But Waleed is a good guy, so always greet him […]

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Cape Pioneer: An Introduction

Round 2. Same but not the same. Same same, but different. I could go on but I won’t. It would be safe to say I underestimated the Cape Pioneer last year – I went to find form and document the race and came away quite broken, but having done enough […]

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Attack the world!

Right. I need you to listen right now. Turn off the music, turn up the headphones and pay some attention here for a minute, or ten, or whatever it takes for you to get this to really sink in. First, I need you to watch this: That is one of […]

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35 & Counting

Tomorrow, I celebrate my 35th Birthday. My wife likes to remind me that I am getting old (as a joke, I remind her that I am her old bag of bones, around till the end of time) but in reality, I feel fresh and new. I feel younger than I […]

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Health

Play this little song while you read the below. What is health? Wikipedia tells us: Health is the level of functional or metabolic efficiency of a living organism. In humans, it is the general condition of a person’s mind and body, usually meaning to be free from illness, injury or […]

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The Game Before The Game

A beautiful piece, just before the world cup happens. Cannot believe it’s been 4 years since we had the world cup here, in South Africa. The video got me thinking about my own game, before the game. At the moment, I am spending a lot of time improving basic flexibility […]

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Why Mountains?

I could blame the entire thing on Ayn Rand, of course, but then that would be a cop out. It was somewhere, during reading her books, that I became aware of the dominance of man on its landscape. This took me down the path where I became more enamoured by […]

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