DO IT NOW Magazine, 18 September 2015

Jaw-dropping action at SA leg of Red Bull X-Fighters World Tour

Freestyle motocross has evolved and continues to evolve at a rapid pace, as could be seen the fourth leg of the Red Bull X-Fighters World Tour, on Saturday, 12 September 2015. Held once again at...

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A dream come true: Xi'an and its historic Silk Route

For years, as I roamed through the countries of Asia I often dreamt of the historic Silk Route. Once carrying goods from China to the Mediterranean coast and back, it had a great hand in forming...

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Readers' corner - Picks of the week

Enjoy this week's wonderful variety of books to review, now available from Penguin Random House.

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Isuzu Trucks PE Plett - the perfect recipe

Back when I was a child, I remember my mother cooking and baking up a storm in our kitchen. I observed in amazement as she threw egg, flour and a few other ingredients (I was yet to be introduced...

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Ashburton Investments National Mountain bike series Dullstroom race report

This past weekend was the last leg of the Ashburton Investments National Mountain Bike Series, held at scenic Dunkeld Country Estate in Dullstroom. With a series win up for grabs, this event was...

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Billabong Junior Series hits Seal Point

It's always a grand time when a surf event comes to Seal Point, especially when it is the finale of the Billabong Junior Series presented by BOS, set to take place from 25 to 27 September. This...

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How to pick the right running shoe

With summer just around the corner, it's amazing to see how many people are embarking on their early morning runs again. It's that time of year when everyone wants to get back into the swing of...

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Inhalation of essential oils - the emotional and psychological benefits

Most of us think we make rational decisions, but the truth is that our subconscious minds are driven by our emotions. We are constantly taking in messages from our senses so that no matter how we...

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What you should know about heart disease

World Heart Day is celebrated annually on 29 September to raise awareness about cardiovascular disease (CVD), so the question is, "How healthy is your heart?" This is something you seriously need...

When in Vereeniging

Over the decades, the Vaal Dam, which was built during the Great Depression some 77 years ago, has ebbed and flowed as a popular destination for holidaymakers, conference delegates and pleasure...

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Share a yacht holidays

If you've dreamed of heading out to sea in your own yacht, but are overwhelmed by the idea of planning your course, having to man the deck and following a compass with relative accuracy, the...

Prologue: Raid International Gáspesie 2015

Forty-three teams joined one hundred and sixty kids aged from 11 to 18 years old at the prologue of the Gaspésie International Raid 2015, Canada. The kids, mainly from Gaspésie secondary schools,...

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Raid International Gaspésie 2015: Canadians leading both categories - day one

Do you think rain should stop races? Not at all, especially when you are racing the Raid International Gaspésie in Canada. The start was given at 9:30h in St-Alexis de Matapédia and it was dark...

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Gaspesie International Raid 2015, Day 2: Sun, green fields and muffins

The athletes of the Gaspesie International Raid enjoyed a warm and sunny day for Day 2 of the race in the wonderful landscapes of the Nouvelle, Escuminac and Miguasha area. The start was given at...

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Raid International Gaspesie 2015, Day 3: Canada takes it all

Emotions got high at the arrival of the second edition of Raid International Gaspésie, in Canada. After many kilometers chasing check-points in the middle of Gaspé beauty, sometimes getting lost...

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Editor's foreword, 18 September 2015

Welcome to the 18 September 2015 edition of DO IT NOW Weekly.

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