X Lakes Winter 2013

After the wildly successful inaugural X Lakes Summer last year, I am super excited that plans for X Lakes Winter are under way! Details are now available, with the Winter Edition looking similar to the Summer Edition. This will be an amazing event, so get your toys ready, find a partner — whatever it takes for you to enjoy this slice of multisport heaven on the Garden Route!

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My X Lakes Summer 2012

What an amazing race: the route surpassed all my expectations, and the organisation was incredible. I cannot recommend this race enough: if you do not think you can do it solo, form a relay team which makes it very manageable. If you are not the greatest paddler, get someone to paddle in a K2 or a double surfski so that you can enjoy the whole route as a team entry.

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X Lakes Summer 2012

For as long as I can remember now, I have wanted to take a camping trip up the Garden Route to paddle all the rivers, lakes and lagoons that one passes along the route. Each time I drive the stretch from Mossel Bay to Plett I look longingly at the stretches of water, imagining myself paddling around the bend in the distance.

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