ad·ven·tur·er [ad-ven-cher-er] –noun 1. a person who has, enjoys, or seeks adventures. 2. a seeker of fortune in daring enterprises; soldier of fortune.
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A few weeks back saw the running of the Table Mountain Challenge for 2011.
For those of you who have been lucky enough to run on the mountain you will all understand that there are very few cities on this planet as
beautiful for a trail run as Cape Town. The Pipe Track, The Contour, The Loop and all the gorges just make this mountain so special to explore and the best thing is that it is so easy because it is right in the city.
Table Mountain Challenge takes every great thing about this mountain and packs it all into one race. This year team Salomon decided to join
Has anyone ever wandered where Salomon came from?
After dominating the ski industry for a number of years they moved into the trail running industry and single-handedly developed trail running into what it is today.
Few know that it all started with a ski boot, the ADV 9, in 1992 that was tweaked to handle a trail in the summer and today we have athletes like Kilian Jonet dominating mountain peaks and 100milers the globe over. The ADV9 has evolved into the XA Pro 3d, the XR Crossmax and the XT Wings.
Well Done Salomon.
Every year the Banff Film festival hits Ster Kinekor and the collection of ripstop-nylon, Down Jackets, apple-green and fire-orange spill into the foyer of your local Ster Kinekor. For one week denim takes a back seat and outdoor kit that smells of the last adventure is thick in the air.
That week is fast approaching and there are some amazing videos that will be featured.
One of my favourites is this video about some mates that head of to the Russian Island of Kanchaka to fish where very few have fished before.