About the ARWC

Team Painted Wolf

Who is Team Sanlam Painted Wolf?

Team Sanlam Painted Wolf is an Elite South African Expedition Racing Team
and aiming for a podium finish at the Adventure Racing World Championships

4 Individuals who are:
-Focused and Deliberate
-Commited and Unrelenting
-Efficient and Consistent
-Incredibly fast in tough terrain

What is the aim of Team Sanlam Painted Wolf?

To contest the Adventure Racing World Championship in Australia in November 2016.
To raise awareness of the plight of the African Wild Dog.
To generate media value, exposure and authentication for our partner’s and sponsor’s brands.

“Victory awaits him who has everything in order - people call it luck. Defeat is certain for him who has neglected to take the necessary precautions in time; this is called bad luck.

Roald Amundsen in The South Pole (1912)

What is the strategic philosophy of Team Sanlam Painted Wolf?

We firmly subscribe to David Brailsford’s (General Manager and Performance Director for Team Sky ) philosophy of “The Aggregation of Marginal Gains”. We believe that in Expedition Racing - a quest to overcome countless variables - there exists more potential for gaining significant time by seeking a 1% margin for improvement than in almost every other sport.

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