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Mountaineer.Trail Runner.Adventurer

Ryno Griesel

The ashes of failure are the best fertilizer for your next (adventure) – York Zucchi

ABOUT ME

I am passionate about investing in people (through sport and business) with a specific focus on leadership development. I am a qualified Chartered Accountant (SA), Registered Independent Auditor and Tax Practitioner with over twenty years of experience in and outside public practice.

During this time, I started and developed various small and medium-sized businesses and served as executive and non-executive directors on various boards.

Ryno Griesel

BELIEVE

I believe in the power of effective communication. I believe that tough conversations based on mutual respect leads to real solutions in society. I am inspired by the impact of vulnerability and by teams working together towards a common goal through interdependence.

Enjoy

I really enjoy sharing my journey through one-on-one sessions and public speaking.

I am an endurance athlete with a couple of international accomplishments.

Journey

My sports journey includes adventure racing, cycling, mountain biking, trail running, road running, orienteering, paddling, rock climbing, and mountaineering.

IMPACT

Mountaineer.Trail Runner.Adventurer

Ryno Griesel

The ashes of failure are the best fertilizer for your next (adventure) – York Zucchi

ABOUT ME

I am passionate about investing in people (through sport and business) with a specific focus on leadership development. I am a qualified Chartered Accountant (SA), Registered Independent Auditor and Tax Practitioner with over twenty years of experience in and outside public practice.

During this time, I started and developed various small and medium-sized businesses and served as executive and non-executive directors on various boards.

Ryno Griesel

BELIEVE

I believe in the power of effective communication. I believe that tough conversations based on mutual respect leads to real solutions in society. I am inspired by the impact of vulnerability and by teams working together towards a common goal through interdependence.

Enjoy

I really enjoy sharing my journey through one-on-one sessions and public speaking.

I am an endurance athlete with a couple of international accomplishments.

Journey

My sports journey includes adventure racing, cycling, mountain biking, trail running, road running, orienteering, paddling, rock climbing, and mountaineering.

ACHIEVEMENTS

Adventure Racing

Various top 5 finishes on the AR World Series - race destinations include - Moab Dessert Utah, Ice Bergs of Patagonia, Europe, New Zealand (with Team Cyanosis)

Trail Running

Winning the Skyrun 65km, record holder of the Hobbit 100km mountain run after back-back wins in 2012 and 2013

Mountaineering

Destinations include our local Drakens- Magalies- and Cederberg as well as Mount Kenya and Kilimanjaro in Africa, the European Alps and various destinations in the Himalayas

Rogaine

(24 hours, pairs navigation runs – with Nicholas Mulder) - 2nd New Zealand World Champs 2010, 1st Ireland National Competition 2011, 2nd European Champs - Czech Republic 2012 and 5th at Czech World Champs 2012

Mountaineering speed records

The fastest crossing of the 220km (10 000m elevation gain) Drakensberg Grand Traverse in 2014 with Ryan Sandes (Red Bull project) in 41hours and 49 minutes

The fastest crossing of the 220km Drakensberg Grand Traverse in 2015 with Linda Doke as a mixed Team in 63 hours and 33 minutes

The fastest crossing of South Africa's 9 Peaks record (summitting the highest peak in every province) in September 2017 with Ruan vd Merwe and Greg Avierinos in 2 days and 16 hours

The fastest crossing of the 1507km (70 000m elevation gain) crossing of the Himalayan Mountain range with Ryan Sandes (Red Bull project) in March 2018 in 24 days, 3 hours, and 24 minutes

Crossing of the 108km (6700m elevation gain) 13 Peaks challenge in the Western Cape - Table Mountain in 20 hours and 24 minutes, with Ruan vd Merwe and Jock Green

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