Autism

After personal experience of having an autistic brother, Marinus made a commitment to himself to use every opportunity to really make a difference and create awareness around the special needs of autistic people. Arctic2Athens is dedicated to this. For more info around autism, visit aut2know.co.za - If you would like to support these causes, visit www.arctic2athens.org
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Marinus to break World Jet Ski Record on Mandela Day

Marinus du Plessis leaves for Norway today at 13h50. In honour of Mandela Day, the Ubuntu spirit of South Africa and in his endeavour to raise awareness and  support of individuals who are physically and mentally challenged and autistic worldwide, Marinus will attempt to break the world jet ski record of 3000km on Mandela Day, 18 July. The gruelling 40-day journey commences on 7 July (see

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World Record Jet Ski Attempt for Mandela Day

World Record Jet Ski Attempt for Mandela Day

Commemorating 100 years of greatness has to be matched by an event that celebrates that greatness through intense sacrifice, social awareness, risk and commitment. Marinus du Plessis, a 55-year old South African is set to jet ski his way into the Guiness Book of Records with a solo 11000km Artic-to-Athens venture in honour of Tata Mandela and Mandela Day to raise both awareness about the immense

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