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18 November, 2016

Sanlam Painted Wolf finishes 4th place at the Adventure Racing World Championships

Sanlam

"The ARWS, which started on 10 November just a few hours south of Sydney, can be compared to doing the Comrades Ultra Marathon, Cape Town Cycle Tour and the Dusi Canoe Marathon back-to-back, three times. Over the course of the next few days, the world’s best endurance athletes were pushed to their limits, kayaking and packrafting for 185km, trekking for 115km, caving 5km and mountain biking for 322km through the New South Wales region of Shoalhaven."

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03 November, 2016

Team Sanlam Painted Wolf - the team that will compete in the World Championships

Sanlam

"Pan-African financial services company, Sanlam, is excited to announce its role as title sponsor of South Africa’s elite adventure racing team Painted Wolf, now known as Team Sanlam Painted Wolf. This team of 4 strategic, precise and committed endurance athletes are racing for a podium finish in the World Champs while aiming to raise awareness and funds for the endangered African Wild Dog, the namesake of their team."

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16 September, 2016
  • Posted By Awesome South Africans
  • Extra Link www.awesomesouthafricans.co.za

Awesome South Africans

"What happens when you mix adventure, multiple sporting disciplines, a touch of insanity and a healthy dose of competition? You get Expedition Racing"

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16 September, 2016
  • Posted By Robyn Owen

Cederberg Duiwelsgat to Dwarsrivier Trail Run

"Adventure Races are not always fun - the reasons we do them are complicated and often bring us to question our own sanity but that's a discussion for another time."

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07 September, 2016

The history of - Team Sanlam Painted Wolf

"The team derives its name from the direct English translation of the Latin name for the African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus or “The Painted Wolf” "

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02 September, 2016

Road to Adventure Racing World Championships in Australia

Knysna

"Gripped by the Adventure Racing addiction – they wanted more and rallied to make the impossible possible. Locals Ronnie Webster from the Featherbed Company, Dani van Wyk from SquirtLube, Rogan Hindmarch from Africanyon, as well as Alexa and Duran de Villiers from Steadidrone immediately indicated continuous support. But they were not the only ones. Other local businesses came on board for no personal gain but to see their local heroes go to World Championships and be able to perform to their maximal capacity. "

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22 August, 2016

Team Sanlam Painted Wolf - the team that will compete in the World Championships

"South African Adventure Racing Team Sanlam Painted Wolf resurfaced on the Adventure Racing Scene earlier this year by competing and winning the Expedition Africa after a few years of focusing on other endeavours."

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22 August, 2016
  • Posted By Andrea Gie

Waaihoek-Mostershoek Traverse

"It’s difficult to say no to a big day out in the mountains with some friends, and when that doubles up as good training for ARWC it is impossible not to go."

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2 August, 2016

Expedition Racing and the World Championships

"Imagine doing the Comrades Marathon, the Cape Argus and the Duzi Canoe Marathon all back to back, 3 times over without rest and doing them all off road through some of the most inhospitable terrains imaginable. That is a bit of what Expedition Racing is like.”

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