Trevor Noah opens up about 'greatest adventure' with 'ride-or-die' friends

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Trevor Noah opened up about how one of his greatest adventures helped him realise who his "ride-or-die" friends are.

Earlier this month, South African media personality Anele Mdoda revealed she, joined by Noah and Sizwe Dhlomo, went on a white river rafting experience that went awry when they were thrown from the boat after descending a bumpy rapid.

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Noah, who exited The Daily Show in December as he returns to his stand-up comedy roots, recounted the turn of events in his own social media post.

"Have you ever heard people say, 'My friends are ride or die!'? Well, how many people actually get to test that?" he wrote in the lengthy caption.

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The South African comedian revealed that the first 20 minutes of their experience was "easy". 

"Then the actual rapids began, and most of our conversation turned to sounds that only Africans would understand," he added.

"In many ways, that river rafting experience was a perfect metaphor for life- You can't always choose how crazy the river of life might get, but what you can always choose is the people in your life who you'll ride those rapids with. And if you choose wisely, even a capsized boat can turn into the greatest adventure."


Noah is now gearing up for his first official world stand-up tour since leaving The Daily Show, which kicks off in Atlanta, Georgia, on Friday, 20 January. 

Noah's tour will visit South Africa in August and September.

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