2013 Adventures

Railroad Adventures and Riding for a Cause

On Sunday 16th June, we joined Elton Davids for the last home stretch of his #domore ride from Knysna to Cape Town to create awareness for the Chaeli Campaign's goal of raising funds for the new early learning centre. We had enthusiastically agreed to join several weeks ago, but in the rush of everything to do with our new life situation, it was only last moment that I realised our transport di...
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Two Oceans Half Marathon

When Graeme Keehn called to ask if Damian would like to join him on the Two Oceans 21.1km half marathon - I didn't think I'd need to convince Damian. I was right. After doing the Gun Run with Graeme last year, Damian told me he wants to go again - and next time I must stay home! I love to be with Damian on his adventures, but the Gun Run made me realise my limitations - so I was thrilled that ...
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Lion’s Head

On 21st March we put into action our longtime plans of climbing Lion's Head. We had a perfect morning and arrived at around 10am. Being a public holiday there were many other hikers on the route as well. The stretch up until the actual climbing starts wasn't too strenuous and we took an easy walk. However, the section where the rocks start becomes a little trickier when carrying a child on you...
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Cape Argus Pick ‘n Pay Cycle Tour 2013

After a long wait and intense training, Damian and I finally achieved our goal of cycling in the Cape Argus Cycle Tour together on Sunday 10th March. We are extremely grateful to the organisers for the extra lengths they went to in order to ensure safety and inclusion for the four special teams participating for the first time in the history of the Cycle Tour. We are also deeply appreciative for...
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Things we have learned from cycling

You can keep going long after you think you can’t anymore Like 100km more after the first 10km of the Argus!What goes up must come down And vice versa – don’t get too disheartened about the up-hills and don’t get too comfortable with the down-hills… neither of them go on forever.If you’re riding out against the wind, go as far and hard as you can - Going home you will have the wind at your back.If...
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