Bob de la Motte is an experienced ultramarathon runner, cyclist, mountain-biker and Ironman competitor. He was born in South Africa where he attended Wits University and worked for KPMG. His career as a chartered accountant and investment banker has taken him to London, the USA and ultimately to Australia where he has lived since 1987. Since retiring from his business career in 2009, Bob travels extensively and continues to pursue his sporting interests all over the world. He has been a frequent visitor to South  Africa since the release of Nelson Mandela in 1990. He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.

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Dave Hughes, former sports journalist of Johannesburg’s The Star newspaper, was one of South Africa’s leading sports journalists and athletics writers up to his emigration to Australia in 1985. He is a former contributor to SA Runner magazine. Between 1985 and 2009, Dave was a senior sportswriter for the West Australian newspaper. He has attended four Olympics Games, three Commonwealth Games, and also covered a diversity of events such as the Rugby World Cup, F1 Grand Prix, several heavyweight world title bouts and two swimming world championships.


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