THE DOWNSIDES OF LEADING Throughout Race the Wild Coast, Sam, Monde and I led the group and we eventually dueled it out in a 500m sprint for the glory at the finish line. While it was very exciting to call myself a “leader” or “winner”, this race was more about the adventure than a win.
RACE THE WILD COAST Start line (Port Edward) The riders pour off the trailer trying to pretend everything’s going to be ok and we’ve all got our shit together and this epic race sorted! I’m nervous but I’m hung over just enough to not care so much if I drown at the first river crossing….
The Wild Coast Race. The vast remoteness, the challenges of terrain, the demand on your mind and body are all unparalleled; and I have done the Mongol Derby. I cannot talk about one without comparing it to the other, even though the races are quite different and unrelated besides their embodiement of great physical and
Born and raised in the professional horse racing industry, Australian Brent Albuino spent six years as a professional jockey before becoming a horse trainer himself. A 2014 Mongol Derby veteran, Brent has been searching for something as amazing as Mongolia since he left the steppe. He hopes he’s found it in Race The Wild Coast!
A life long cattleman who has traditionally utilized his horses to manage their cattle herd & farm, Jamey recently has a new found passion for fox hunting in the heart of prime hunt country in Virginia and has been honored to assist the Huntsmen of Bull Run Hunt as a Whipper-In. Whipping has broadened his
Growing up in Western Australia surrounded by beautiful beaches plus being a horse addict with an insane love of travelling – Louise feels like this race was created for Her!! She’s independent, strong willed and always up for a challenge. She loves crazy adventures and meeting amazing people and horses from all over the world!
Sarah is a Canadian endurance rider with over 1600kms to her name in competition, and easily ten times that in training rides and leisure. On home soil, in Southern Ontario, Sarah has placed in the top ten of every 40km to 88km events of almost every ride she has entered, receiving several top awards. She
Malcolm Hozack, native to Ireland, is a successful entrepreneur in the South African entertainment industry. Owner of several trend-setting bars and clubs, as well as a distillery, he finds peace in nature. He is an avid horse-riding enthusiast and frequent to horse riding competitions. Race The Wild Coast will be Malcolm’s most daring race thus
Racehorse enthusiast, traveller and surfer, as well as a 2014 Mongol Derby participant, Katja needed a good motivation to get into endurance after the Derby and in need of the perfect challenge for 2016: she found Race The Wild Coast! She has practiced her navigational skills by riding a motorbike 2000 km through Vietnam and