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14.39 JOLANDIE RUST the African Adventurer !

Airing September 30th-October 6th on Inspiring South Africans with Heather de Wit and her guest Jolandie Rust

Jolandie Rust – affectionately known as Jo, is a 30 year old South African adventurer, who continues to push the envelope. She is the 1st woman in history to circumnavigate the entire African continent solo on her trusty motorbike – no back-up, no support team, covering 45 000 kilometers through 28 countries over a period of 18 months !

In 2008 she cycled through South Africa from Johannesburg to Cape Town. In 2010 she became the first person to have cycled around South Africa, covering a total distance of 5 951 kilometers in exactly 100 days. In 2011 she cycled from Cape Town to a town called N’Zeto in northern Angola before having to return home as a result of an armed robbery and which incident changed the course of her future in a positive way.

Jo now shares her story with people all over the world, motivating and inspiring others to overcome their own fears and live their biggest dreams !


She is currently training for her next challenge, which is to qualify for the team that will be representing South Africa at the BMW GS Trophy taking place in 2016.

FACEBOOK : jolandie.rust,

FACEBOOK BMW GS girls : bmwgsgirls

For More on Heather and her shows go to. /inspiring-south-africans/


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