Tag Cloud: Riaan Manser

Talking adventure on ANN7

There has been a recent increase in the interest of mainstream media in adventurers and expeditions. Yay! Last night (Wednesday, 16 July 2016 at 17h00), Africa News Network 7 (ANN7, DSTV 405) had adventure as the theme on their ‘I am South African’ programme. [more]

Riaan and Vasti reach New York

This morning adventurer Riaan Manser posted a selfie with partner Vasti Geldenhuys with the Statue of Liberty visible in the background. This marks the end of their six-month ocean-rowing adventure. [more]

Riaan and Vasti reach Miami

Back in December (15 Dec 2013) Riaan Manser and his partner Vasti Geldenhuys began and epic journey to row across the Atlantic from Africa (Morocco) to the US. Yesterday they landed in Miami. But, their journey is not yet over. Their final destination is New York city. [more]

Riaan and Dan are half-way round Iceland

Riaan Manser and Dan Skinstad started their Iceland paddle circumnavigation in late-March and they had planned to be done in four-months. But with tough conditions (storms, gale-force winds, turbulent waves) and a damaged kayak that required repair, their paddle days have been drastically reduced. As a result, they’re more than a month behind schedule but still going. [more]

Riaan and Dan are quarter around Iceland

Riaan Manser and Dan Skinstad are a quarter of the way around Iceland on their circumnavigation paddle expedition around the island. [more]

Manser to paddle around Iceland

Riaan Manser and Dan Skinstad, younger brother of rugby-playing Bob, leave on Wednesday (16 March 2011) for Iceland. They’re planning to paddle around the island. It’s a 2,200-kilometre clockwise circumnavigation starting from the small fishing town of Húsavík, which should take them four months to complete. [more]