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Fouriesburg Spring Fair 2010

Fouriesburg Spring Fair

Fouriesburg Spring Fair 2010

Date:  Saturday, 4 September 2010

Venue:  Fouriesburg and surrounds, South Africa

In celebration of the arrival of spring and the promise of warmer weather, Fouriesburg (only 10km from the Caledonspoort Border Post into Lesotho) is hosting their annual spring fair on the first Saturday of September.

This year, local artists and crafters are creating signage from purely recycled materials, collected by the community. The event will begin with a free 5km fun walk, and is planned to culminate in an evening performance by two of South Africa’s top stand-up comedians: Mel Miller and Al Prodgers. Read more

The Kings Cup Ski and Snowboarding Champs

AfriSki Kings Cup 2010

AfriSki Kings Cup 2010

Venue: AfriSki, Lesotho

The King’s Cup, (in honor of King Letsie III) is the first big event on the local winter snow calendar. This is the 4th running of the event seeing some of SA’s hottest snowboarding and skiing talent take to the slopes with hosts AfriSki seeking to build upon the successes of previous years.

The Kings Cup was organized by local snowboard club Snowboarder.co.za and endorsed by the Lesotho Winter Sports Association as well as Snow Sports SA. The event plays host to the “Inter club championships” in which 9 local ski and snowboard clubs will be fighting it out for club championship honors.

The more serious competition pits top local skiers and snowboarders against one another for top honors. The event includes an Alpine Skiing Giant Slalom and Snowboarding Slope Style event which incorporates a series of five park features including rails and big air. Read more

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