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Ruan Viljoen
Adventure Specialist
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Ruan is a natural leader that loves to be challenged. He always strives for excellence and believes that anything worth doing is worth doing well. He motivates and develops leaders, teaching powerful life principles and producing highly focused and energetic young adults using adventure and extreme sports as a channel. Ruan is the extreme Warrior, there is no challenge that he won't take on and conquer. He is safety driven in all the challenges that he takes the Warriors on, he guides them in overcoming their fears in a safe and secure manner, giving them the freedom to achieve what they never thought possible, building their confidence and developing their self-esteem, taking them to the next level. Ruan believes that leading by example in all aspects of life is his greatest strength.  

  • Generic Adventure Site Guide (Hiking Unlimited)
  • Warriors MAI trainer
  • First Aid Level 3
  • MDT Walking Group Leader
  • MDT Abseil Supervisor
  • Trail runner
  • Mountain biking
  • Outdoor Adventure Facilitator
  • River Guide
  • Master of Yachts 200 GT Unlimited
  • Scuba Diving Instructor [Specialty and Nitrox] (NAUI and PADI)
  • AEC
  • STCW, PDSD, Eng 1
  • RYA Powerboat Level 2 - VHF Radio - Diesel Engine - Radar - PWC
  • Super Yacht Deckhand
  • SAMSA Skipper (With surf launch and SCUBA diver endorsement)
  • PDP Code 14 Driving License (Unlimited size with public transport)
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