Jacques (AKA SuperStompie) was born without his lower left forearm, but he has not let that stop him from competing in Spartan Races. His Spartan journey began in 2018 when he signed up for the Kings Kloof Super.
Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM) recently announced that it will be the new headline sponsor of the WARRIOR race series at an adrenalin-packed launch, held at the Battlerush Adventure Centre in Bryanston, Johannesburg. Spanning eight events across five provinces annually, with up to 8000 participants per event, the WARRIOR series can rightly stake its claim as South Africa's largest and most challenging obstacle course race.
The Nevarest Team were at The Jeep Warrior Race in force! The race was hosted in Krugersdorp, about an hour away from the capital, Pretoria. We were a large crowd from Nevarest Team with Greg Avierinos, Michael Joubert, Michelle Meyer, Joshua de Jager, Kirsten Avierinos, Ruth Avierinos and Calen Hastie all competing. Greg, Michael, and Michelle did the Black Ops Elite, 15 km with 32 obstacles. This is the most difficult category with the biggest prize.
This weekend the Warrior Race raised its muddy head once again, and the OCR athletes of South Africa came from far and near to meet the challenge of this year’s second Warrior race. Although the Warrior is famous for its muddy obstacles, the weather decided to add a little spice by raining torrentially for 3 days prior to the elite race on Sunday.