Athletes

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Mel Janse van Rensburg

Athlete

Mel is first South Afrian to climb the coveted route grade of (36/9a)

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Garrreth Bird

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A competent tradster and a seriously adventurous photographer, Garrreth has recently made several first ascents in Slanghoek Amphitheater.

Joshua Chigome

Joshua Chigome

Athlete

Josh is well known for spending hours treading along various types of terrain. He loves competing in various distances between 21km and 100km.

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Georgi Dorward

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Georgi is a strong and talented boulderer, she is driven by her passion for the 'flow' of climbing. She has many years of promising climbing ahead of her.

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David Naude

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David has sent many classic lines in Rocklands that have only seen a handful ascents. He has also placed 1st in several youth climbing competitions.

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Illona Pelser

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Climber, runner and general outdoor enthusiast. She loves montagu and has bolted many new routes there.

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James Barnes

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James is an esteemed coach who is proud to have trained the Tokyo 2020 South African Olympic climbers. James has made many challenging ascents in his climbing career and continues to put down hard lines.

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Erin Sterkenburg

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Erin is a competitive climber and participated in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Matthew Grunewald

Matthew Grunewald

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Boulder crusher from the eastern cape

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Andrew Court

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Big adventures on big walls is Andrew's forte but he also sends really hard!

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Michael Van Der Ham

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Michael is a knowledgeable and passionate climber, he has put down many hard ascents including several legendary lines such as Gliding Through the Waves like Dolphins and the Vice

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Gosia Lipinska

Athlete

Gosia has been ticking off hard ascents for many years and continues to build an impressive climbing resume.

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Julia Wakeling

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Always psyched adventurer you are likely to randomly bump into her in the cederberg mountains

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Ivan Van Der Tang

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Super hard sender and all round ledgend. Boven is his home ground.

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Nicolette Griffioen

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Avid trail runner and adventure enthusiast

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Pierre Jordaan

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Owner of Mountain Abandon and mountain lover. Looking for gear advice? Pierre knows whats what.

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Franco Kellerman

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Franco is an enthusiastic climber and a passionate photographer.

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Milena Krohn

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Milena is a dedicated climber with a passion for photography and the written word.

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Rauen Krohn

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Andrew King and Bryony McCormick

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Robert Le Brun

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Robert is a Master's student and a passionate nature conservationist.

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Johan Jansen van Vuurven

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Johan Jansen is an experienced mountain guide, mountain runner, rock climber and nature lover.

Clinton Martinengo

Clinton Martinego

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Clinton is a legend in the trad climbing world, he is known for some of the hardest ascents in South Africa.