Frank Solomon – Surfer & Ocean Sentinel
Dec13

Frank Solomon – Surfer & Ocean Sentinel

We had the pleasure of interviewing our local ocean entrepreneur and activist Frank Solomon – an international pro surfer, lifesaver endorsed by various brands and founder of the Sentinel Ocean Alliance.  Want to tell me a little bit about yourself?  I grew up in Hout Bay, in Valley Road – lived around here my whole life. Went to Krenendal, Camps Bay High then started life-saving. I have been surfing since I was five years...

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The Next World (Wa)te(r) Crisis
Dec06

The Next World (Wa)te(r) Crisis

Cape Town was the first major modern city to face a water crisis. In the next couple of months to years, capital cities all over the world will also face the threat of running out of clean water.    “The notion that water is plentiful – it covers 70% of the planet – is false, as only 2.5% of all water is freshwater.” “The notion that water is plentiful – it covers 70% of the planet – is false, as only 2.5% of all...

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We Are Water – The Mind Behind Ahim’SA And Yoga Beach Therapy
Nov21

We Are Water – The Mind Behind Ahim’SA And Yoga Beach Therapy

We spoke to Sylvain Lonchay, founder of Ahim’SA – an organization that offers yoga beach therapy as a tool against violence of the body and the mind. 1) Could you tell me a little bit about yourself? How did you get into the NGO world? ” I founded the Inspire Centre to promote Mindfulness and wellbeing at work. Contributing to leadership programmes for Right Management. At an executive level, I developed tools to...

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2018 Two Oceans Tuna Derby
Nov19

2018 Two Oceans Tuna Derby

The Two Oceans Tuna Derby – one of the biggest and most anticipated fishing events of the year.   In the tuna fishing world, this derby is one of the best. Endorsed by  Two Oceans Marine, it is has been running for fifteen years and it includes participants from all over the world. The event starts by the Atlantic Boat Club, in Houtbay harbor – but the fishing takes place round about 20 to 50 nautical miles...

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A Wakeboarder’s Passion Becomes a Dirty Habit
Oct30

A Wakeboarder’s Passion Becomes a Dirty Habit

An Amanzi Exclusive with wakeboard junkie Jason Coulborne from the Dirty Habits Team.    Do you want to tell me a little bit about yourself? I got into wakeboarding probably about 12 years ago. One of my mates was wakeboarding at a cable park in Gordon’s Bay.  One day I went there and I was hooked. I spent all Summer there – kept on doing it, met new friends, and eventually started competing.   Now I’ve moved from...

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Reddam Girls Rocked Inter-Schools Water Polo
Oct22

Reddam Girls Rocked Inter-Schools Water Polo

It’s been an amazing season for Reddam House!  All their teams made the semi-finals and five out of their eight teams made the finals in the Inter-Schools Water Polo Tournament held on 16 October.  1st Team Girls Water Polo:  Coach Grant Mackenzie led his 1st team girls to a final gold medal.  A fitting achievement to the end of his era as Head of Reddam House Water Polo.  This phenomenal team complete the 2017/2018 season with 2...

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