So It came and went, and boy did it go big. For once the wind played in our favour and all three days produced magical lift. Arriving Friday morning after a 5 AM drive we were made to wait a wee while till mother nature gave in and started to blow. Then it kept it
I thought I’d put together as many of the Hermanus 2013 videos as I can in one place. Hermanus is an annual slope fanatics pilgrimage always held over the last weekend in November. A perfect time of year for wind straight up this magnificent slope. It is definitely the best slope in the western cape
While holding out at Volmoed which now garners rave reviews as being one of the nicest chalet based holiday accommodation around. The Hemel and Aarde valley is just stunning and the setting of the chalets against the mountain side is awesome, clean and superbly maintained. While having an early morning run I got to see
Clever gym people decided to hold xmas party in Hout Bay on Friday night. By that stage the rain had set in as predicted and the volume grew as the night wore on and as we headed for the car at 12ish we had to wade to the car in kneedeep water. But that was
Don’t know if I am alone in being a bit alarmed at this, but there seems to be a real beaut of a Black South Easter forecast for tomorrow and from what they are predicting this could be a real bomb of note. Unusual to say the least, but these type of weather patterns that
Love this, got to try it sometime….. makes me wonder why we get so iffy about the ground and our gliders….
Red Hill and Kommetjie slope Soaring in October – a pic says a thousand words from KEVDEV on Vimeo.
Bar a few of the brave who headed to Red Hill for and early slope session on Saturday, notably Alan and Schalk, the rest of us simply cowered inside ignoring the howl of the raging South Easter beast at our doors and got on with some civilized building of this and that. Below are a
Nice little NW blew through on Friday evening and a surprising amount of rain hit the deck and the wind developed a chill that had winter written all over it. Not deterred a few of us headed up to Kommetjie on Saturday after Noel had spent a full 4 hours there in the morning on his lonesome and had
Failing dismally to find to find a sleep pattern even after counting countless sheep, the alarm rang with alarming insistence at 4 AM on Friday the 27th September rolling the TOSS crew out of their respective beds, into the shower, into the car and off to the airport for North vs South. Steve, Georg, Christo, Tim, Noel, Marcel,