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Feel free to download some of my published articles below. If you need any assistance with your own adventure, feel free to drop me an email or contact me on one of my social networks.

Barking at Baobabs – Do It Now – April 2014

Barking at Baobas‘Wannabe’ adventure man, Sean Fraenkel is at it again. This time with his biggest challenge to date –  Barking Mad: An unsupported cycle across SA and Lesotho with two dogs for charity.

“Oh no! What have I got myself into?” I ruminated under my breath,as sweat dripped from my furrowed brow and I pushed my bicycle, loaded with over 50 kilograms, up yet another loose, gravel gradient.

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SUP in the city – Edgars Magazine – 2013

SUPcityI got the idea to try stand-up paddling (sup) through Cape Town’s waterways from an initiative called Peninsula Paddle, a yearly pilgrimage that aims to highlight the pollution in the city’s water systems. Every year since 2010 a small flotilla of canoes, kayaks and basically anything else that floats has been setting off from Muizenberg and paddling through network of vleis, rivers and canals (with a few portage sectionsthrown into the mix) before finishing in Milnerton Lagoon.

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Saddle sores and surfboards – Do It Now – September 2013

surfcycle2Unfit and unprepared, I cycled from Jeffreys to Cape Town, a distance of approximately 750 km, towing a surfboard, fishing rod, and camping gear. I went in search of adventure, but experienced more than I’d hoped for.

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Slain by the dragon – Go Magazine – February 2013

DGT1The Drakensberg Grand Traverse is an epic hike of more than 200 km, from the Sentinel to Bushman’s Nek, considered by many to be one of the toughest hikes in southern Africa. Thinking of taking it on? Here’s what you need to know…

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The Cederberg on two wheels – Go Magazine – March 2012

Cederbergcycle1Like a conquering hero, Sean Fraenkel takes on six passes in the Cederberg, armed with a backpack, a bicycle and an optimistic view of his abilities…

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Babu & Bongi go bos – Go Magazine – April 2011

Baviaanskloof1Wannabe adventure man Sean Fraenkel hitched his homemade trailer to his mountain bike, loaded up his Jack Russells and set off along the R332 through the Baviaanskloof…

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