Episodes in this series
Meet Jo Rust18 August 2016 | 25 Minute Listen
Once there was a waitress in an Italian restaurant who decided, having never ridden a motorbike in her life, that she would circumvent Africa on one. 45 000kms later Jo Rust is the first lady ever to do so... an in the interview situation, Sam Cowen discovered the stories from her adventure certainly don't disappoint!
Boards with Broads10 August 2016 | 18 Minute Listen
An auditor, a designer, a school girl and a call Centre operative, brought together by a shared passion, how to do a perfect “olly”. Sam Cowen shares the story of Lezli Clarke, Chelsea Schroeder, Zarah Adams and Zakkiyya Abdurahman - how a group of girls from Grassy Park are bonded for life through a love of skateboarding.
Meet Channel-Hopper Roger Finch29 July 2016 | 17 Minute Listen
A fall from a horse was the start of a swimming career that’s seen Roger swim hundreds of kilometres across the world. Unfazed by jellyfish, currents, tides or language barriers, he is the Buzz Lightyear of swimming. To infinity and beyond! (Needs 17 minutes) See the photo gallery and listen to other episodes in The Adventurers podcast series - http://www.702.co.za/features/145/the-adventurers
Our last interview with Gugu Zulu18 July 2016 | 28 Minute Listen
Sam Cowen met with Gugu Zulu and recorded almost 30 minutes with the inspirational sportsman as part of The Adventurers podcast series. Sadly, Gugu passed away in the early hours of 18 July, Mandela Day, while trying to summit Kilimanjaro for a charitable cause. Gugu Zulu wanted to be a racing car driver from his childhood. He never accepted no for an answer, despite facing very tough odds. He was unwavering in his belief he could realise his dream and had an international racing career to prove it! #RIPGuguZulu
Meet death-defying Grant Lottering04 July 2016 | 24 Minute Listen
Grant’s cycling career could have ended when he slammed into a wall at over 60kms an hour during a race and he shattered his body. A year after he was told he would never ride again later he was back on the bike with a new goal, to make the impossible into the I’m-possible. (Needs 23 minutes) See the photo gallery and listen to other episodes in The Adventurers podcast series - http://www.702.co.za/features/145/the-adventurers
Meet age (un)restricted Clare Vale28 June 2016 | 22 Minute Listen
From the streets of Japan to the race tracks of South Africa, Clare Vale has become the first lady of drifting in this country. Very fast but not at all furious! (Needs 22 minutes) See the photo gallery and listen to other episodes in The Adventurers podcast series - http://www.702.co.za/features/145/the-adventurers
Meet WaveHeart Arafat Gatabazi28 June 2016 | 18 Minute Listen
Arafat Gatabazi has had a lifetime of adventure that he didn’t choose or ask for. Having escaped war, strife and terror in the DRC , he found his own peace in what frightens many others, the coldest waters in Africa. See the photo gallery and listen to other episodes in The Adventurers podcast series - http://www.702.co.za/features/145/the-adventurers