Take the plunge with these cool water adventures
Mar01

Take the plunge with these cool water adventures

If you fancy a weekend of high-adrenalin, that’s out of your comfort zone, but still quenches your aquatic appetite, why not try these for close-to-the-edge water adventures? We’ve put together a heart-pounding bucket list at selected ‘hot’ water spots all over the country.  Kloofing Kloofing or Canyoneering (as it’s known internationally) involves a whole lot more than just taking a leap of faith. It requires some hiking,...

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Shooting the breeze with S.A.’s top Kite Surfer – Michelle Sky Hayward
Nov17

Shooting the breeze with S.A.’s top Kite Surfer – Michelle Sky Hayward

She’s South Africa’s Kite Surfing champion, a Maaji Swimwear model and travels extensively while blogging about ‘living the dream’. And she’s only 25.  Amanzi had the pleasure of shooting the breeze with Michelle Sky Hayward about her journey, her secret health tips and her aspirations for the future. Q: What have been some of your major successes and milestones in your career that led you to becoming a professional kite surfer?...

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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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Longboard and SUP with Tarryn King
Mar19

Longboard and SUP with Tarryn King

Longboard and SUP with Tarryn King – Q & A Interview with Tarryn King Author: Brian Hope Female surfers are on the rise in a big way, and the level of surfing that we are seeing from the girls increases in leaps and bounds every single year. Tarryn King is one of South Africa’s leading female surfing athletes. Like her husband Thomas, she has not only dominated longboarding events since a young age, but also absolutely...

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Thomas – King of SUP and Surf
Mar19

Thomas – King of SUP and Surf

Thomas – King of SUP and Surf – Q & A Interview with Thomas King Author: Brian Hope It’s truly phenomenal to see an individual excel at a particular sport. To work at his craft and become good at what he does. But what is even more incredible is when you get someone who is not just esteemed in one sport but actually admired and an expert at two separate practices. That is the life of Thomas King, not only has he...

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