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Hiking Trails of South Africa

R 270
R 216Jy spaar R 54
Brought fully up to date, with new trails included and all booking information updated, this fourth edition of Hiking Trails of South Africa is the essential guide for every hiker.
Written by well-known author, Willie Olivier, this comprehensive guide describes more than 500 trails, offering something for everyone - from the casual ambler to the experienced hiker.
Whether you want to explore the beautiful landscape of the Karoo, wander through fynbos in the Western Cape, see the lush indigenous forests of the Garden Route. admire the sandstone mountains of the Free State, spot game on a wilderness hike in Mpumalanga or Limpopo, or experience the majesty of the Drakensberg - you will find all the information you need in Hiking Trails of South Africa.
All of the trails covered include information on available facilities, accommodation (where appropriate) and activities on offer. The book also provides an invaluable guide to selecting hiking equipment, staying safe on the trail and dealing with emergencies that may arise.
Publikasiedatum: 2017-10-06
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Diving in Mozambique

R 180
R 144Jy spaar R 36
The first guide to dives and diving in Mozambique that describes the best dive centres and resorts in the region and that details the following key information:
facilities and equipment available
size of dive groups
length of dives
who leads the dives
distance to the launch site
the best time of year for diving
what there is to see
what health and safety precautions to take
Ideal diving trip planner.
Publikasiedatum: 2017-09-17
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South African Fishing Flies

R 300
R 240Jy spaar R 60
Fly-fishing is a multifaceted sport that will absorb you in its reality, taking you to places of exceptional beauty, to explore and to revel in the solitude. It is so often spoken of as an art form while fly-tying, inextricably linked to fly-fishing, is in its own right a form of artistry.

South African Fishing Flies is a celebration of this artistry - the innovation, the talents of the originators and their vision of imagination, masters of the craft - and of all the fly-tyers of South Africa. It is not an exhaustive reference to all South African flies, but is rather an anthology of those that by virtue of their innovation in design, materials used and tying techniques have helped shape and, in some cases, change the thinking on fly-tying in this country. It is also a visual celebration of these flies, the waters we fish, an introduction to some of the individuals in our fly-fishing community, and creators of South African flies.
Publikasiedatum: 2017-09-01
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On Your Bike

R 250
R 200Jy spaar R 50
Keen to get out there and get fit on your mountain bike? Seasoned mountain bike riders Chris and Tim Whitfield will help you turn your weekend-warrior dreams into reality with tips on cool trails, events and advice on everything from equipment and safety to mountain bike lingo and fashion. This fun handbook - packed with maps and tips - is your indispensable guide to getting out into the fresh air and to get ON YOUR BIKE.
Publikasiedatum: 2017-03-01
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Glory Game - The Joost van der Westhuizen story

R 180
R 144Jy spaar R 36
In 2011 the world was shocked when the news broke that Joost van der Westhuizen, known for years as the golden boy of South African rugby and a former Springbok captain, had been diagnosed with motor neuron disease (MND). This rare condition attacks the central nervous system, causing progressive disability. There is no known cure.

All who have seen Joost in action will know that he is not one to give up without a fight. His game-changing prowess as a brilliant scrum half is now focused on a battle for survival and, more importantly, on making a difference to the lives of others with the disease.

In a race against time, Joost has a dream to fulfil. He says: 'In the beginning you go through all the emotions and you ask, 'Why me?' It's quite simple. 'Why not me?' If I have to go through this to help future generations, why not me?' His acceptance of his symptoms is equally pragmatic: 'One day you can't move your arm, another day you don't have speech. Every day you are reborn and you take the day as it comes.'

Glory Game - The Joost van der Westhuizen Story is a compelling narrative of redemption set against the backdrop of an illustrious career in rugby. It is the story of a modern-day warrior forced to face his own human frailty. Joost shows us that beyond ambition, success and fame lies the true wealth of family and friends, and that within a ravaged body the spirit can remain invincible.

This book is based on the scenes and the behind-the-scenes of the Glory Game documentary.
Publikasiedatum: 2016-12-01
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AB: The Autobiography

R 350
R 280Jy spaar R 70
AB de Villiers is one of South Africa's most celebrated sporting heroes. He has captained the national ODI team since June 2011, and has been a member of the national team for 11 years since his debut test as a 20-year-old in December 2004. AB has excelled on the sporting field throughout his life and today he is considered one of the leading batsmen in the world in all forms of the game.
AB: The Autobiography will cover key events and influences that have shaped his life and career, from his childhood and schooling at Afrikaanse Hoër Seunskool (Affies) through to his present successes, experiences and controversies as captain of the ODI team. AB will offer access to the man behind the bat and beneath the helmet, exploring career-defining moments, on-and-off the field events and his relationship with various mentors. The reader will be transported to the backyard of AB's childhood home where he first learnt to play cricket with his brothers, and will be introduced to colourful characters and sportsmen along the way.

The autobiography will also explore AB's interests in music and business and how he pursues these alongside his international cricket career.
Publikasiedatum: 2016-09-01
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Springbok Coaches

R 230
R 184Jy spaar R 46
Was coach Heyneke Meyer the reason why the Springboks failed at the 2015 Rugby World Cup? And what does the future have in store for the incumbent coach, Allister Coetzee? Find these answers, and many others, in The Springbok Coaches.

In this new, updated edition of The Poisoned Chalice, rugby writer Gavin Rich takes us past the disappointment of the 2015 Rugby World Cup right up to the appointment of Allister Coetzee in April 2016, and dissects not only the successes and failures of these two Springbok coaches, but of all the post-isolation coaches who preceded them.

If all of them agree on one thing, it is that the job goes hand in hand with tremendous pressure and that, at some point, they all buckled under the strain. This book reveals why André Markgraaff and Rudolf Straeuli came up with some of their weird and controversial decisions, why Nick Mallett dropped Gary Teichmann and how he regrets it now, why Harry Viljoen really quit, and why the pressures on Heyneke Meyer made it so much more difficult for the Springboks to win the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

This book chronicles all the post-isolation coaches' experiences via interviews, articles and stats. From the triumphs to the controversies, the boardroom to the rugby field, this book will reveal exactly what it takes to be the Bok coach, and why each and every one of them had, at some time or another in the toughest job in South African sport, lost it. A riveting, often revelatory and definitely controversial read!
Publikasiedatum: 2016-07-01
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Stories from the Touchline

R 230
R 184Jy spaar R 46
A collection of humorous, touching and uplifting stories about life, rugby and everything else by one of South Africa's true rugby legends...

Theuns Stofberg's illustrious rugby career spanned from 1976 to 1985, and he is commonly considered one of the all-time Springbok greats. As the 36th captain of the Springboks, one of only 56 players to be given this honour, he was tough and uncompromising on the field but a true gentleman and great raconteur off it, which he proves with the anecdotes collected in this book.

In Stories from the Touchline, he takes the reader behind the scenes, from his childhood days as a schoolboy rugby player to the 1981 flour-bomb tour of New Zealand and winning the Currie Cup for three different provinces - a feat unmatched to this day. He also writes about what it was like playing with legends such as Morné du Plessis, Gerrie Germishuys, Schalk Burger Sr and Gysie Pienaar, marvels at the fans' odd and often colourful behaviour, and affords readers a fascinating glimpse into the amateur days of rugby in South Africa. He also shares his personal struggles with a speech impediment and ill health, and coping with family tragedy, in his own inimitable way. By turns deeply personal, amusing and nostalgic, this book will be treasured by each and every South African rugby fan.
Publikasiedatum: 2016-03-01
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Stories van die kantlyn

R 230
'n Versameling stories oor rugby, die lewe en allerhande ander dinge wat jou sal laat lag, ontroer en opkikker, deur een van Suid-Afrika se ware rugbylegendes...

Theuns Stofberg se glorieryke rugbyloopbaan het van 1976 tot 1985 geduur, en hy word in die algemeen beskou as een van die grootste Springbokke ooit. As die 36ste Springbokkaptein - een van slegs 56 spelers wat dìe eer kon hê - was hy taai en kompromisloos op die veld, maar langs die kantlyn was hy 'n ware heer en uitstekende storieverteller - soos bewys word deur die anekdotes wat byeengebring is in hierdie boek.

In Stories van die kantlyn neem hy lesers tot agter die skerms, na sy kinderdae as skoolseun-rugbyspeler, tot die berugte meelbom-toer in Nieu-Seeland in 1981, en ook sy Curriebeker-oorwinnings vir drie provinsies - tot vandag toe 'n ongeewenaarde prestasie. Hy skryf ook oor hoe dit was om saam met legendes soos Morne du Plessis, Gerrie Germishuys, Schalk Burger snr. en Gysie Pienaar te speel, hy roep bewonderaars se vreemde en dikwels fleurige gedrag in herinnering en gee lesers 'n fassinerende blik op die amateurdae van rugby in Suid-Afrika.

Hy vertel in sy unieke, onnabootsbare styl van sy persoonlike stryd met 'n spraakgebrek en gesondheidsprobleme, en hoe hy 'n tragedie in die familie hanteer het. Elke Suid-Afrikaanse rugbyliefhebber sal hierdie boek, wat soms diep persoonlik, soms amusant en partymaal nostalgies is, koester en geniet.
Publikasiedatum: 2016-03-01
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Springbok Rugby Quiz - 1001 Questions and Answers

R 150
R 120Jy spaar R 30
Welcome to the ultimate rugby quiz book for real rugby fans! Springbok Rugby Quiz examines the lore of rugby in an unusually entertaining way! It comprises 1001 questions and answers. Rugby lovers can now enjoy some of the most outlandish anecdotes, as well as facts and statistics, about this game we all love.
This well-researched book covers the entire spectrum of our rugby history, from the first test match in 1891, up to modern times. The book has two sections: test yourself by reading the question in the first part and then cross-check your answer in the second part. Rugby fans will certainly find more than enough challenges amongst the 1001 questions included here. And, as a bonus, the author also includes his Dream Team - the best players of all time united in one super team. Fun, informative and factual, this is a must-read for all rugby fans.
Publikasiedatum: 2015-11-01
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Springbok-rugby vasvra - 1001 Vrae en Antwoorde

R 150
Hier is die top rugby-vasvraboek vir ware rugbyliefhebbers! Springbok-rugby vasvra is deeglik nagevors en hoogs vermaaklik! Dit bestaan uit 1001 vrae en antwoorde. Rugby fanatici kan nou die mees verregaande staaltjies geniet, sowel as die koue, harde feite en statistieke oor hierdie sportsoort waaroor almal gaande is. Die boek dek die volle spektrum van ons rugby-geskiedenis, van die eerste toetswedstryd in 1891 tot die hede. Die boek het twee afdelings: toets jou kennis deur die vraag in die eerste afdeling te lees, en gaan dan jou antwoord na in die tweede afdeling. Rugbybewonderaars sal ongetwyfeld meer as genoeg uitdagings tussen die menige vrae wat hier byeengebring is, vind. En, as spesiale bonus, sluit die skrywer ook sy droomspan in - die beste spelers van alle tye in een superspan. Prettig, interessant en feitelik - 'n moet lees vir almal wat rugbymal is.
Publikasiedatum: 2015-11-01
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Bike book & Events Guide SA

R 299
R 239Jy spaar R 60
If you love cycling and want to learn more about this sport, then South Africa Bike Book & Events Guide is for you. n this book we give you everything you need to equip yourself to become the best cyclist you can be.

The book will introduce you to the origins of the humble bicycle, as well as key safety and cycling regulations and tips on staying alive.

As a cyclist knowing your equipment and the anatomy of your bike is important. This book gives you all the information you require on how to buy the correct bike, the variety of bikes on the market, how the various options differ, and how many different ones you need to covet, rather than need.

Other chapters include the gear (kitting yourself out properly), the workshop (how to care for your bike), set-up and skills (basic set-up, road skills and MTB skills) as well as training and nutrition (the basics, recovery, injury and illness).

The last chapter focuses on top events highlighting the top 5 road races and MTB races and other popular cycle races, uniquely African races, DIY and the ultras.

Of course once you have equipped yourself with this knowledge we give you a fantastic ride and training logbook, because practice makes perfect.

So get your ride on, with the ultimate South Africa Bike Book & Events Guide today!
Publikasiedatum: 2015-09-01
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South Africa's Rugby Legends

R 230
R 184Jy spaar R 46
South Africa's Rugby Legends celebrates those players who have become truly immortal in the eyes of their fans - the greatest South African rugby players of the amateur years. This beautifully illustrated book covers the immense achievements of those players who ran out against the mighty All Blacks, the cunning Aussies and the fiery Welsh, among others, and played their way into rugby folklore. These are the best of the best, the players who make you say, 'Those were the days!'From Fairy Heatlie, who played for South Africa against the British in 1891, to the genius Danie Craven in the 1930s, the inspirational Hennie Muller of the 1940s and 50s, and the charismatic Morné du Plessis of the 1980s, the author explores in fascinating detail what made these men the unforgettable names they are today. With historical photographs from the author's personal collection, some of which have never been published before, this is the book every rugby fan will want for his or her personal collection.
Publikasiedatum: 2015-09-01
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Coach Loffie

R 220
Coach Loffie is 'n alles-in-een-handleiding vir alle aspiranten reeds gevestigde afrigters, sportlui en sportliefhebbers. Dis geskoei op die koestering van drome, Loffie se persoonlike belewenisse tydens sy grootword- en weermagjare en sy ervaring as speler en afrigter. Hy fokus op genot en veiligheid binne die sportstrukture en rugsteun sy benadering met waardevolle bydraes deur 'n biokinetikus, 'n mediese dokter, 'n fisioterapeut, 'n dieetkundige, 'n tegniese spesialis, 'n sportagent, 'n lewensafrigter en 'n geestelike leier
Publikasiedatum: 2015-09-01
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A message of hope

R 200
R 160Jy spaar R 40
Through the ages the people of South Africa have shared a passion for sport, but what really unites us is the Hope that lives in our hearts. Karien Basson combines these elements in this uplifting book.
In A Message of Hope, 50 South African sport stars, like Duane Vermeulen, Eben Etzebeth, Cornal Hendricks, Marcell Coetzee, JP Duminy and Maryka Holtzhausen, reveal their hope and dreams for South Africa and its people.
They share favorite Scripture verses and their personal messages of hope. Their profiles, accompanied by full-color photos from their personal photo albums, set this inspirational book apart. Fascinating facts on a variety of sports add to the worth of this collector's item - the ideal gift for any sports enthusiast.
Publikasiedatum: 2015-09-01

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