Game On - Issue 40-2017 GOM May '17 Issue 40 - Page 24

Nicky Booyens takes on the toughest race on earth Nicky Booyens takes on the toughest race on earth 24 Game On Magazine, ISSUE 40 – 2017/5 Crawford College When you step into the office of Nicky Booyens on Monday morning, what you see is not what you get. Ask her what she did over the weekend and her answer will certainly take you by surprise. She recently sent shock waves into the world of endurance sport when she completed The Munga Trail – a 400km non-stop trail race. Not only did she place second overall, but at a stage became the first woman to lead an event as epic as this. Discover more about her experience of taking on the ‘toughest race on earth’ and the adventures that this endurance junkie has lined up for the year ahead.