Braam Malherbe

Braam Malherbe is an extreme adventurer, extreme conservationist, youth developer, TV Presenter and author of the best selling book, The Great Run Braam Malherbe has achieved two world-firsts by running the entire length of the Great Wall of China, a distance of 4218kms, at a pace of a marathon a day for 98 days, as well running as the entire coastline of South Africa, a distance of over 3,200kms. (The expeditions raised over R2.5 million for Operation Smile) Braam subsequently competed in the 768km unassisted Scott/Amundsen Centenary race ski-race to the South Pole with his friend Peter van Kets in December 2011. As a dedicated conservationist, Braam co-founded the Table Mountain National Parks Volunteer Firefighting Unit, and he is an Honorary Ranger for SANParks. As an Ambassador for MyPlanet he was instrumental in starting the EWT Rhino fund which raises an average of over R100,000 every month towards conservation. He is also a director of The Institute for Accountability in Southern Africa (IFAISA), working on conservation and environmental issues. www.braammalherbe.com