With less than 10 days until the first mini-FEAT event, it’s time to announce the ‘opening acts’ for the mini-FEAT events in Cape Town and Johannesburg this month.
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FEAT Talk Highlights from October 2012 in Johannesburg.
The next annual FEAT talks evening will take place on Thursday, 4 October 2012 @ The Alexander Theatre, Braamfontein, Jo’burg.
Rock climbing legend Andy de Klerk spoke of the responsibility that climbers shoulder when opening climbing routes. A good route is elegant and well planned; a successful ascent is not purely about hauling yourself to the top by any means.
The speakers at this third edition of FEAT are cut from the same cloth. Andy de Klerk has opened countless climbing routes; he’s also a respected and accomplished alpinist, skydiver and BASE jumper.
FEAT proudly announces a new FEAT innovation: the FEAT Award.
FEAT is an innovative concept that brings a selection of adventurers together for one night of live talks.
“What an amazing event and what brilliant speakers,” says FEAT MC, Bruce Fordyce. “The format was perfect for keeping the pace fast and exciting. I sat spellbound listening to each dynamic presentation. It was an honour and privilege to share the stage with such special people.”
Alex Harris has been climbing mountains for two decades, leading more than 20 expeditions. In 1996, at the age of 25, Alex resigned from a career in sales to follow his passion for exploration.