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Back to power

The end of the year is here, for which I am grateful. It’s been one helluva year and there is still a hustle to get done, but I am excited for next year, because there is so much of awesome to h…
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In defence of nothing

So the bird’s in the hand and now what? The penny shiny in the dark belly of mr. piggy. The day dawns and dawns and may be in trouble of actually going anywhere. Trees migrate secretly up- ward. The…
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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 fr…
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Ellipsis: Season 1

For a very long time now, I have been working at something in the background – it has taken me some time, to get everything as close to right as possible, knowing there is no such thing as ̵…
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Ultra Trail Cape Town

“Have a great run gents” We are at Constantia Nek, about 28km into the run and everything is going so so smoothly. I am running with Raynard Tissink and Eric Ngubane who are doing the 100km, but w…
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Knowing the limit

This time of the year is always exciting. While I am 34, I am as fast, if not faster, than I was 10 years ago. That still keeps me in the loop with potential and existing sponsors and planning a year …
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