Back Home Training with the SA Stunt Team

September 2016 – Takedown Martial Arts & Fitness Academy, Cape Town After 3 months in LA, I’m motivated and inspired to get back into training and back to the grind. Here’s a couple of training sessions with the amazingly talented Grant Powell and Bronwin October. Always learning, always pushing. As Grant would say, “You can’t…

Scuba Open Water, Buoyancy & Nitrox Course

13 June 2016 – PCH Scuba, Agoura Hills, California Next skill to achieve on the list – PADI Open Water. Over the course of a couple of weeks I went from scuba novice to Open Water Diver including Buoyancy and Nitrox specialties with help from the great team at PCH Scuba in Agoura Hills. First weekend…

Bringing out the Big Boys – NRA Basic Rifle Course

June, July 2016 – Battlecat Stunts & Angeles Shooting Range, California Learning safety, proper handling, tactical reloads and body positioning in order to complete my NRA Basic Rifle Shooting Course. Shooting target whilst walking backwards: Also got to have some fun shooting steel targets at the range….its amazing how satisfying the “ping, ping….ping, ping, ping”…

Sunday Fundays at Santa Monica Beach

June, July 2016 – Original Muscle Beach, Santa Monica, California One of the many reasons why I found it so difficult to leave this amazing city – Sunday Funday on the Beach! Being an absolute beach bum, I already felt at home in Santa Monica – now just add in some yoga, acro-yoga, slack-lining, the…

High Fall BBQ at Joe Witherell’s

18 June 2016 – Sylmar, California Now this is my kind of BBQ! Joe Witherell & Shawn Balentine hosted probably the best BBQ I have ever been to in my life – good food, great people, a 40ft scaffolding and an air bag…..what more do you need?! 🙂 Finally got to test my nerve and…

Horse Riding at Goldspirit Farm and with Darryl Chan

May, June, July 2016 – Goldspirit Farm, Sylmar, Caifornia All I can say is that I absolutely fell in love with horses and horse riding after spending time learning and practicing under the watchful eye of Susan at Goldspirit Farm. Every time I told her that “this was my last lesson” I would inevitably end up…

Time to hit the Shooting Range – NRA Basic Pistol Course

May, June, July 2016 – Angeles Shooting Range, California Learning safety, proper handling and tactical reloads in order to complete my NRA Basic Pistol Shooting Course. Tactical Reload – Pistol:   Left Handed Tactical Reload – Pistol:   Tactical Reload whilst walking – Pistol:   NRA Basic Pistol Course completed and passed 🙂 :  

Rick Seaman’s Motion Picture Driving Clinic

27 May 2016 – Willow Springs International Raceway, California First big course in LA and I got to learn from one of the best in the business, especially when it comes to Stunt Driving and cars – Rick Seamons. The 3 day course consisted of on the well-known Willow Springs International Raceway skid pad: 90…

The Taurus Awards

13 May 2016 – Paramount Studios, LA So this came as one hell of a surprise and I did have to pinch myself on numerous occasions just to make sure I wasn’t dreaming! First 2 weeks in LA and I had the opportunity to go to the most prestigious award events in the Stunt community’s calendar…

Training begins at Battlecat Stunts

3 May 2016 – Battlecat Stunts, Sylmar California So just landed in LA, still jet lagged, trying to take in the fact that I actually made it here after 2 and a half years and training begins….hahaha, bring it on! Started with some basic gun handeling and reloading with Anthony Nanakornpanom at Battlecat Stunts –…