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Meet The Team

Here at Action Gear we specialise in all the technical outdoor gear which makes your adventures even more enjoyable. Our passion for outdoor tech is only second to our passion for delivering excellence through our service to our customers.

Meet the Action Gear Team below or click here to read more about the history of Action Gear and the awards which we've proudly won over the years and click here to read some of the wonderful feedback we've received from happy customers since early 2010.


 

DAVID DAVIES

CO-FOUNDER, SALES DIRECTOR 

  • Sports & activities that I enjoy... Skydiving, Mountain biking, fishing, paddle skiing & motor biking.
  • One thing on my bucket list... Route 66 motorbike tour with my old man.
  • My favourite gear right now is...  The Inspire 2

 

  

 

 

VHENGANI EMMANUEL MUDZIELWANA

DRONE TECHNICIAN

  • Sports & activities that I enjoy...  Music - not that I play any instrument, mind games, swimming - only because I love water, I'm not that good, bungee - I with no doubt love the adrenaline rush that comes with free falling knowing that you only have 1 cable tired on you.  
  • One thing on my bucket list... Fly an aerobatic aircraft less than 20m from the ground - I know that's pretty dangerous, and that is the exact reason why I want to do it.
  • My favourite gear right now is... DJI Mavic - I am a drone technician, what else did you expect?

 

 

 

BERNICE VAN DER WESTHUIZEN

MARKETING MANAGER

  • Sports & activities that I enjoy...  I'm more of a music and artsy gal, covered in paint and pen marks. 
  • One thing on my bucket list... Hot air ballooning and paragliding (eek heights!) 
  • My favourite gear right now is... The DJI OSMO - Incredibly smooth transition, it's insane! 

 

  

 

JOHN-MICHAEL DU PREEZ

HEAD BUYER

  • Sports & activities that I enjoy... Cycling, running, sailing, or any adrenaline filled activities  
  • One thing on my bucket list... Take part in the Mega Avalanche Enduro in France 
  • My favourite gear right now is... The Parrot Disco, feel like a bird!

 

   

 

VICE PHIRI

TECH EXPERT & SALES 

  • Sports & activities that I enjoy...  Running, hiking, camping, music recording, and cycling 
  • One thing on my bucket list... To go sky diving!  (Bungee = TICK!) 
  • My favourite gear right now is... The Inspire 2 - the camera quality is beyong imagination!

 

   

 

JACO VAN DER MERWE

SALES AND SUPPORT EXPERT

  • Sports & activities that I enjoy...  Adventure motorcycle riding 
  • One thing on my bucket list... Partake in the GS Trophy and the GS Safari
  • My favorite gear right now is... DRIFT STEALTH 2 (Small, compact and powerful)

 

    

 

DARYL-LEIGH PREUSS

PRODUCT EXPERT

  • Sports & activities that I enjoy... Offroad Enduro & Rock Climbing
  • One thing on my bucket list... To participate in the Roof of Africa 
  • My favourite gear right now is...  Phantom 4 proit can follow you!

 

 

 

WARRICK KERNES

CO-FOUNDER & MANAGING DIRECTOR

  • Sports & activities that I enjoy... MTB, adventure racing, triathlons, fly fishing, going to the bush & bird watching.
  • One thing on my bucket list... To cycle from Joburg to Kilimanjaro & then hike to the summit. #joburg2kili
  • My favourite gear right now is... The Hero 5 Session - it does literally everything

    

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 LANARK

CHIEF MOTIVATOR

  • Sports & activities that I enjoy... Soccer, fly fishing, and long walks on the beach.
  • One thing on my bucket list... To run free in the Scottish Highlands 
  • My favourite gear right now is... The GoPro Dog Fetch Harness, so I can also go and capture the adventures!

 Lanark

 

Australia map and stacked logoLet's not forget our team down under!

We are proud to say that Action Gear has another branch located in Australia, with a whole team of outdoor enthusiasts ready to take on some action. Check what they are about and the team behind the scenes!

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Action Gear - the new face of Action Cameras

We're incredibly proud to launch Action Gear which is the successor brand to Action Cameras, which has led the South African market in sports cameras like the GoPro, Drift and for more than three years. In early 2010 we launched Action Cameras as the first and only specialist in this field. Over the years many companies popped up competing for t [...]


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