2 Harbours Surfski Race – Fish Hoek Beach
Nov08

2 Harbours Surfski Race – Fish Hoek Beach

2 Harbours Surfski Race hosted by Cape Town Surfski on Fish Hoek Beach This Sunday, 12th November from 9am to 12 midday.  Long and short course for novice and experienced paddlers. Beer, coffee and food for sale. Great prizes up for grabs. For more information: Call 082 536 2160 / email: capepointc@gmail.com...

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Ocean Heroes Race – North Beach, Durban
Nov08

Ocean Heroes Race – North Beach, Durban

It’s almost time for the Ocean Heroes Ocean Man Series race on North Beach, Durban – 19th November. Enter now on roag.co.za and challenge yourself with a 1.5 km surf swim or for the super-fit do the ocean man races (1.6km swim / board / ski). First 50 entries get a free breakfast and coffee at the club. Prize money for 1st, 2nd and 3rd and loads of lucky draw prizes. For more information:   facebook.com/oceanheroesafrica...

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S.A.’s Extreme Adventurers – Superpowers or Super Mind-Power?
Nov03

S.A.’s Extreme Adventurers – Superpowers or Super Mind-Power?

We are constantly amazed at how many extreme aquatic adventurers South Africa has produced. There seems to be a plethora of them from Lewis Pugh and Braam Malherbe to Riaan Manser and Chris Bertish. They have all completed the impossible by challenging the human spirit. Amanzi Magazine wondered what they all have in common (besides being completely crazy). Do they have super-human genes? Was their motivation was sparked by a...

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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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