Oceans & Rivers

16 09, 2019

A Semi-Secret Gem

By |2019-09-16T18:09:14+02:00September 16th, 2019|Oceans & Rivers|Comments Off on A Semi-Secret Gem

You’d think semi-secret surf spots are rarer than hen’s teeth. But you might just be wrong. Seamus Allardice for one thought they were rare objects of his fantasies, until not so long ago. And he’s never been so happy to be proven wrong. It was too early on one of those days of milky winter [...]

16 09, 2019

Swamble Fun and Adventures in SwimRun

By |2019-09-16T13:54:40+02:00September 16th, 2019|Oceans & Rivers|Comments Off on Swamble Fun and Adventures in SwimRun

Seamus Allardice took part in his first SwimRun in Wilderness on the 13th and 14th of September. The concept of swimming and scrambling (or Swambling) down the Kaaimans River was the hook, but the Torpedo SwimRun Wild provided far more adventure than just those four early kilometres. See, how much fun does Swambling look? [...]

11 09, 2019

When Being Brave Isn’t Quite Enough

By |2019-09-11T23:04:51+02:00September 11th, 2019|Oceans & Rivers|1 Comment

Big wave spots are by their very nature intimidating places, the waves are rapidly moving apartment block sized hunks of blue liquid, the impact zone is a churning mess of foam and eddies and the topography of the ocean floor is best left unconsidered. Especially in the Cape, where what lurks beneath is treated by [...]