Day 3: Bloem­fontein to Cape Town

A 4AM wake-​up is no one’s friend, espe­cially when the weather hov­ers in the low Cel­sius degrees — Nev­er­the­less the Chutz­pah team are in good spir­its as we are about to ride the wind and open vast land­scapes on two wheels.

Photo by Mary-Ann Palmer

Over 1000km to go in our longest haul yet but no sweat, we are rid­ing for to cre­ate aware­ness that dis­abil­ity does not mean you are disabled.

Photo by Mary-Ann Palmer

Annie Kruger from Hoog­land Hydro, the inspi­ra­tion and brains behind the Chutz­pah Adven­ture Tour 2015.

Photo by Mary-Ann Palmwe

Cow­boy in the wind tak­ing a 5 minute powernap.

Photo by Mary-Ann Palmer

Dave mak­ing friends wher­ever he goes.

Photo by Mary-Ann Palmer

It’s easy to ignore frozen toes when you are blessed with fully func­tion­ing legs com­pared to Dave Barr who lost both his legs in a land­mine explo­sion 2 decades ago.

Photo by Mary-Ann Palmer

We arrive in Cape Town as the sun says its final good­bye and boy, what a beauty this city proves to be.

Photo by Mary-Ann Palmer

Ben­e­fi­cia­ries

Cheshire Home South Africa

After more than forty eight years of ser­vice to Per­sons with Dis­abil­i­ties in South Africa, Cheshire Homes has accu­mu­lated a sub­stan­tial range of resources and ser­vicede­liv­ery pro­grammes, which are care­fully man­aged, in line with a ded­i­cated visio­n­and mis­sion refined in con­sul­ta­tion with Per­sons with Disabilities

Quad Para Asso­ci­a­tion of South Africa

QASA is a co-​ordinating, policy-​making, gov­ern­ing and­sup­port­ing organ­i­sa­tion.
The Asso­ci­a­tion strives to pre­vent spinal cord injury, as well as pro­tect and pro­mote the inter­ests of peo­ple with mobil­ity impair­ments by for­mu­lat­ing a national pol­icy and strat­egy, to develop and ensure the full poten­tial and qual­ity of their lives.

Main Spon­sors

Hoog­land Health Hydro

Hoogland Health Hydro

Hoog­land Health Hydro is a fam­ily owned busi­ness, spe­cial­is­ing in improv­ing phys­i­cal well­be­ing since 1977. Hoog­land prides itself in treat­ing guests as unique indi­vid­u­als and sup­port­ing and improv­ing the body’s own heal­ing abil­i­ties in a com­fort­able, nat­ural envi­ron­ment. Their team of med­ical and well­be­ing pro­fes­sion­als are highly expe­ri­enced and all cel­e­brate the tenac­ity of the human spirit. Few peo­ple embody spirit and tenac­ity as much as Dave Barr.