A Drop in the Ocean – Davey du Plessis in his pedal boat
Apr02

A Drop in the Ocean – Davey du Plessis in his pedal boat

A Drop in the Ocean Starting their voyage from Cape Town in April 2015, Durban based brothers Davey du Plessis (26) and Richie Wolff (21) will endure the ultimate physical and mental challenge – crossing the Atlantic Ocean by means of a customised pedal boat, with no engine or sail and become a drop in the ocean. This 6450 kilometre journey, from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro, is expected to take between 90 to 150 days and will test...

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Throwback to PE2EL 2008, Sexy time or hard paddle?
Jun17

Throwback to PE2EL 2008, Sexy time or hard paddle?

Throwback to PE2EL 2008, Sexy time or hard paddle? By Jamie Hamlin edited by Amanzi Magazine Prologue The Lucky Strike Challenge, the Texan Challenge, the Plascon Challenge, the Sunshine Coast Challenge, the Southern Shamaal of yesteryears, are still referred to by paddlers as “The Challenge” or “PE2EL”. Spurred along by a bet between lifesaver John Woods and runner John Ball, the toughest surfski race in the world was pioneered. The...

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