Merrell’s Addicts Come Back for More

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The Addicts have defrosted after their epic and successful journey in Patagonia and are now marinating in the exciting news of 2016. The Hobbit is back! Tatum Prins has rejoined the Merrell team, bringing back with her the twinkling passion for the sport that is so evident in those who … more

Podium in Patagonia


Merrell Adventure Addicts came hurtling in to claim third place at the Patagonian Expedition Race nine days after starting but “Not sure if you can call it a race, so much as something that altered your perception of adventure and survival.” Says team member Grant Ross. “When we got to … more

Disorderly Dots create confusion for Merrell supporters


Six days in and only seven teams remain officially ranked in the Patagonian Expedition Race. While they suffer through the remaining legs, the other brave souls who have been beaten by conditions so much bigger than any of us, must suffer the disappointment of no longer being allowed to headbutt … more

Just warming up


The four South Africans making up Merrell Adventure Addicts have been ploughing their way across the barren, inhospitable coastline and grasslands of southern Chile like a team of oxwagon, with heads down into the fierce headwinds. Two days into the 600km Patagonian Expedition Race and they have already covered half … more

It’s time to go be hardcore South Africans

Team Merrell Adventure Addicts start their assault on the wilds of southern Chile today, setting off on the 600km Patagonian Expedition Race at 13h00 SA time. At the briefing they were given 12 maps, ranging in scale from 1:50 000 to 1:200 000, with the organiser’s idea of ‘best option’ … more

“COLD. It’s very cold here!”


The Merrell Adventure Addicts have packed their bags with the warmest of everything and headed off to the very south of Chile, landing on Friday in Punta Arenas for the start of the Patagonia Expedition Race 2016. The organisers of what is labelled The Last Wild Race put out a … more