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9-15 Aug '13

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Okavango Odyssey
I have always looked on tour guiding as a job straight from heaven. You get to travel to exotic locations, meet interesting people, live in 5-star luxury - and get paid for it! To read the full story, click here
Africa Travelling
Perform Better by Reducing Stress Levels
Are you an athlete that has an 8-5 job, a family to take care off, and you still need to find time in your busy day to train? To read the full story, click here
Health & Fitness
Join the Stampede
When it comes to doing good deeds, there are a number of great initiatives on the go in South Africa.But one of the more creative and successful ones around is Rent-A-Cow, a venture that raises funds for the CHOC Childhood Cancer Foundation SA, a countrywide organisation that provides holistic support for children suffering from cancer and life-threatening blood disorders, as well as their families. To read the full story, click here
Inspiring People
Impressive Haul for South Africans at World Transplant Games
The 19th World Transplant Games, held in Durban, came to a close on Sunday, 4 August 2013, and has been hailed as a resounding success by the athletes and organisers. To read the full story, click here
Conquering the Merrell Outeniqua Traverse
With clear sunny skies, big looming mountains, and friendly faces, the Merrell Outeniqua Traverse, presented by Nikwax, was a great success. To read the full story, click here
Trail Running
Freediving in South Africa: Diving free and deep and far!
Right now, the sport of freediving in South Africa is alive and kicking. Freediving, as you might know, involves diving and swimming underwater while holding your breath. To read the full story, click here
Free Diving
Riding the Dragon’s Spine for Cerebral Palsy
My husband, Dylan, and I, are two very different people who hardly ever see things the same way, but our one true meeting place is on the bike. To read the full story, click here
Inspiring People

USN MTB Cup Series #5
A bitter cold blanket covered the parking lot at the USN MTB Cup Series # 5, which took place at the Big Red Barn, Olifantsfontein, on Saturday, 3 August 2013. To read the full story, click here
Mountain Biking

  Latest news
A Festive Vibe Awaits at the Western Cape’s Biggest Multisport Festival
The annual Freshpak Fitness Festival is just around the corner and takes place on Saturday, 5 October 2013 in Clanwilliam. To read full story, click here
Anticipation & Excitement ahead of Final Bay Union Surfski Series Leg
Final preparations by KZN’s surfski fraternity are well underway as the start of Sunday 11 August’s Bay Union Reef Challenge, presented by DUC. To read full story, click here

Kirstenbosch Centenary Botanical Art Biennale attracts International Artists
Celebrating “100 blooming years” Kirstenbosch and the Botanical Society of South Africa are enjoying a momentous landmark year and the Botanical Art Biennale from August 30 to September 15 will, without doubt, be one of the high points of the year. To read full story, click here
Environment & Wildlife
Book review
Bike, Tar and Gravel Adventures in South Africa
Answer this easy question and you could win one of two amazing Bike, Tar & Gravel Adventures in South Africa books, published by MapStudio. Q: Who is the author of Bike, Tar & Gravel Adventures in South Africa? Click here to find out the answer. Email your answer to The competition closes at midnight on Friday, 15 August, and the winner will be drawn from all correct entries.

I Know the Place
Do you know the place in this photo? Email your answer to and stand a chance to WIN R250! Entries for this competition close on 31 August 2013. The winner will be drawn from all the correct entries and announced on the DO IT NOW Facebook Page and this page on the website.
inFOCUS Photography
inFOCUS Photography - Prize R500
This is your opportunity to showcase your photographic skills and stand a chance to WIN R500 for the best image in DO IT NOW's inFOCUS competition, which features a photo winner every quarter. Email your photograph to . The closing date for the October 2013 competition is 5 September 2013.

  Weekend event
AMiD Boat, Bike, Outdoor Lifestyle Show
8 - 11 Aug 2013

Get ready for summer outdoor lifestyle by visiting the Johannesburg Boat Show, the AMiD Motorcycle and Quad Lifestyle Show and the Outdoor Lifestyle Show. ... read more.
Expos & Shows

  Upcoming events
Jive Womens Day Challenge
9 Aug 2013

Road Running
Bay Union Reef Challenge
11 Aug 2013

Storms River Transverse
9 - 11 Aug 2013

Mountain Biking
Varsity College Series
11 Aug 2013

Adventure Racing
Merrell Sprint Run
11 Aug 2013

Trail Running
Gravity Adventure Festival
16 - 18 Aug 2013

Adventure Racing
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