Category Archives: Ruan van der Merwe

Race Report: Ruan van der Merwe – Kinetic Adventure Sprint

So my first time racing as a mixed team and also my first time navigating on the sprint format of the Kinetic Events adventure races, needless to say, a lot of time was spent telling Yolande that I am sorry

Race Report: Ruan van der Merwe – 3 Cranes

This year-round it was my turn to convince a teammate to join me for the breath-taking 3 Cranes 100km Stage Race, so by Thursday afternoon myself and Greg were on our way with a fully packed Fortuner, as it seems

Race Report: Ruan van der Merwe – Kinetic Sprint

So since my normal racing partner decided to go for a nice 100km jog somewhere in Cape Town, I was stuck having to race with teammate Greg Avierinos as Nevarest Jabberwock. Knowing I had 2 months of solid loafing training

Race Report: Nevarest Jabberwock Team – Expedition India

After our defeat to Skylotec and some Ozzies earlier this year at Expedition Africa, team Nevarest Jabberwock was ready for the top spot on the podium for Expedition India. It was far from an easy target though, with teams like

Race Report: Team Nevarest Jabberwock – Kinetic Adventure

The Emmarentia race was the 2nd race in the Kintetic Sprint AR series, and as we learned from the previous race, this year’s competition had definitely stepped up a notch, or 3. Ruan and I arrived at Emmarentia to a

Nevarest Jabberwock: Racing off the back foot

Winning a +500km World Series Adventure Race attended by almost 40 teams, of which half is international, takes some serious preparation, focus, and dedication. Not much space for joking around, socializing or mistakes.  So when you start your race well