Life 2 The Limit 2010

In April 2010, ten ordinary people will leave behind family, friends, and the comforts of home, and embark upon an extraordinary journey of self-discovery. Armed with nothing more than the contents of a five-litre backpack, they'll set off for the raw beauty of the Asia Pacific archipelago, and 30 days alone on a remote island. Except they won't be entirely alone: they'll have snakes, insects, and thick tropical jungle for company - and, most challenging of all, each other.

There are no evictions, no immunities, no surprise luxuries: just one month learning to adjust to an alien environment, to make the jungle home, and to somehow survive on the island's fresh water, and whatever food the jungle and ocean offer. Food that will need to be hunted, trapped or caught. Hunger, sleep deprivation, and a range of emotional challenges - for the ten people involved, surviving the island could be their greatest achievement ever, as they discover exactly what it means to live Life 2 the Limit.

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LIFE 2 THE LIMIT
LIFE 2 THE LIMIT

AngiAngi Stanford
Angi's life philosophy is about balancing her 7 Fs: family, friends, finances, faith, ...
HuenuHuenu Solsona
Huenu is an entrepreneur with a big passion for adventure. She is the founder of ...
JoeJoe Starke
Joe is from Cape Town, South Africa. He enjoys playing frisbee, reading philosophy ...
JonoJono Marcus
Jono is a born and bred Joburg man currently working as a private banker. He pushes ...
KristenKristen Kaethler
Kristen is a 30 year old event planner living in Calgary. She is constantly on the ...
LisaLisa Duthie
Lisa is from Vancouver, and loves how close her city is to nature. Described by her ...
MattMatt Atkinson
Matt is from Calgary, Canada. He lives for fly fishing; when not on the river he ...
MayaMaya Blix
If travelling was an Olympic Sport, Maya Blix would be a gold medal winner. 'Ask ...
NickNick Bennett
Nick is an aspiring mountain bum from Cape Town. As the youngest member on the island, ...
SaulSaul Kornik
Saul lives occasionally in Johannesburg, South Africa. He can never quite sit still ...

Meet the commentators!
•  Adelle (the photojournalist)
•  Neil (the clinical psychologist)
•  Hein (the expert survivalist)

After April 2010 ...
2 May 2010
NEWS FROM DAY 30
Life 2 the Limit draws to a close as Saul and Joe leave the tropical island thats been home for the last 30 days.
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Saul KornikNEWS FROM SAUL KORNIK!

Day 30: Why was I not taught that its ok to love folds in a mountain?

At school, when we were taught about trees, forests, insects, ecosystems, why did nobody tease from us how we feel about and connect with these things? Why was I not taught that it’s ok to love folds in a mountain? Aren’t the faces and scenes I see in a gnarl of bark on a tree or in the blistering façade of a cloud the very source of what stimulated the evolution of intelligence?

I want to know how coral grows, but am I not allowed to explore the hypnotic mesmerisation of its colours? Is this not as much part of the reef to me as the process that led to its formation?

Today Joe and I said our farewells to our home. Including a grateful appreciation for having shared in its cycles and beauty. I love this place.

It’s coming with me. I’m stoked.


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