The Daily Telegraph headline said it all: ’South African fan cycles 43 000 kilometres to watch his team lose’. But the final destination was but a fraction of Ron’s improbable quest to take his bike through every country in continental Africa, and get to the World Cup in the most memorable of ways.


Comedian, actor, producer, director – one of the most industrious people in the South African entertainment world. Whether it’s his stand-up work, numerous movie cameos, or his deadpan roles in Savanna commercials, the laid-back comic with the cool hair is instantly recognisable – and very, very funny.


Is there a bigger name in world cricket than KP? The South African who found fame and fortune in England has frequently found headlines on both front and back pages, and his England career ended in controversial circumstances, but love him or hate him, there’s no doubting the natural genius of the Maritzburg College old boy.