PLEASE NOTE:

MyNews24 is a user-generated section of News24.com. The stories here come from users.

 
Antipoach
 
Comments: 1
Article views: 5
 
 
Latest Badges:


 
View all Antipoach's badges.
 

12 year old on top of the world for rhinos

23 April 2012, 13:09

12 year old Dante Tackles the world’s highest Mountain to help save the rhinos

Everest Base Camp is the place to be right now if you have any interest in the highest Mountain on the world!! During the next few weeks, the conditions are the most likely to be e favourable to allow potential mountaineers who wish to summit Mount Everest. Conditions need to be perfect to allow mountaineers the ability to reach the summit and descend safely in one 24 hour period.

The Everest Base camp will be crowded and famous mountaineers and hopefuls rub shoulders in the icy conditions, hoping and waiting for the ideal conditions to attempt the incredible feat of being at the summit of the world’s highest peak. Getting to the Everest Base camp is no mean feat in itself and it is here that 12 year old Dante Burdych and his father Rene are headed next week.

The 2 who hail from Henley-on-Klip are attempting this incredible trek to fulfil a lifelong ambition to actually reach Everest. They have been planning this epic journey for the last 2 years. The Burdych family are nature lovers and spend much of their time outdoor and are fond of visiting the many Nature reserves in South Africa. They have increasingly become more alarmed about the dreadful attack on the rhino in South Africa and have therefore decided to use their Everest trip to help in highlighting the plight of the rhino. They will be trekking under the banner of Unite Against Poaching, which is a trust fund established by Unitrans VW & Audi aiming to raise over R5 million in it’s first year to help save the rhino in our South African Nature reserves. Unite against Poaching and Wild Magazine are proud that Dante and his father will be using their Everest Trek for Rhinos to bring attention to the rhinos poaching scourge of our country.

Disclaimer: All articles and letters published on MyNews24 have been independently written by members of News24's community. The views of users published on News24 are therefore their own and do not necessarily represent the views of News24. News24 editors also reserve the right to edit or delete any and all comments received.

 

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
1 comment
Comments have been closed for this article.

Read more from our Users

Submitted by
Sebastian Bidegain
BREXIT The Queen Leadership?

This is the moment she was born for, a chance to show leadership when her people need it the most.  Read more...

0 comments 1128 views
Submitted by
Ludorum
Politicians and their lies!

I am sure that many people in life have written or spoke about the fact that politicians lie for a living. Brexit a case in point. Read more...

0 comments 222 views
Submitted by
Mara Wijk
Oscar Pistorius - a Personal Vend...

What interesting reading, having a peek into the mind of a hate-filled individual with a personal vendetta, seeking revenge, venting about Oscar, his fame, his personality, his wealthy family... Read more...

0 comments 2212 views
Submitted by
Struan Robertson
In Defense of Uncertainty

Science is great! It’s great for understanding and knowing for certain all the things we can know for certain in science. But, what if there is more? Read more...

0 comments 61 views
Submitted by
Meshack Mathe
Clinics and hospitals are not fai...

It is very disappointing how the patients of HIV & Aids are treated in South Africa yet we are being told everywhere to go and test for HIV & AIDS. Read more...

0 comments 533 views
Submitted by
Colin Webster452
22nd Annual KwaZulu Natal Champio...

Maritzburg College in Pietermaritzburg shall be hosting the 22nd Annual KwaZulu Natal Championships on 9 & 10 July 2016.  Read more...

0 comments 64 views
 

services

E-mail Alerts The latest headlines in your inbox

RSS feeds News delivered really simply.

Mobile News24 on your mobile or PDA

E-mail Newsletters You choose what you want

News24 on Android Get the latest from News24 on your Android device.

SMS Alerts Get breaking news stories via SMS.

TV Get us in your home, on your television.

 
Interactive Advertising Bureau
 
© 2016 24.com. All rights reserved.
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.