In this occasion, Andi is in South Africa at the southern point of the country: Cape Point. This is the point where two oceans meet: the Indian and the Atlantic Ocean.
Andi will meet with Olympic sailor Asenthi Jim as well as with other nautical athletes and personalities, some of which have flourished from an unpromising past and share their success stories with us.
In this series Andi will have to challenge herself in the water, as we enjoy this colourful series that take us to the rainbow nation. We will meet sailors, surfers, kite surfers, free divers, ship pilots and many more in an exciting trip to the African country while exploring its culture and warmth.
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Welcome to Simon's Town, the neighbour port down here in Cape Town. Today on Ocean Safari we are meeting up with Roger Hudson and Asenathi Jim. This is the perfect representation of what the rainbow nation stands for. We will hear the story of these two individuals from completely different backgrounds join together to form a union and represent South Africa at the London Olympic Games. Let's find out more now on this first episode of Ocean Safari: South Africa!
South Africa is home to some of the world's most legendary surfers. In this episode, Andi goes to Cape Town to catch Jordy Smith before the next leg of the ASP Tour. In Durban Andi meets with Bianca Buitendag, to find out how winning 6 star ASP events has changed her life. Then she spends time with the legendary artisan behind the sport: Spider Murphey.
The Durban port is the biggest container port in the Southern Hemisphere. Enclosed in a bay, it is capable of admitting the largest vessels. As it is a compulsory Pilotage Port, controlling the port is intricate. Durban made history by announcing the first ever female marine pilots. Andi is in the Durban visiting Boni Mbambo, one of pioneers in the maritime industry.
Andi van Zyl is back to Cape Town to meet up with two board riders. Tammy Robarts has just returned from the ISA World Surfing Games where she represented South Africa in stand up Paddleboarding. The winds in Cape Town have picked up and its time to meet with Luke Mc Gillewie, South Africa's top kite surfer.