Behind the Scenes in South Africa

Behind the scenes gallery of Mick Fanning and Friends in South Africa

From dust roads to anti-poaching flights, being charged by dogs and getting bogged in riverbeds surrounded by lions. Take a behind the scenes look at what these four sporting greats got up to in South Africa recently.

All photos by Corey Wilson.

Tyler Wright trying getting acquainted with the icy winter mornings in the bush.

Luke Rockhold enjoying the local cuisine of droewors.

Local wildlife paying us a visit.

No better place to recover from jet lag.

Mick Fanning face to face with the reality of the poaching crisis in South Africa.

Luke Rockhold riding the dust storm.

“Best chopper flight I’ve ever been on.”

Gentle giants viewed from above.

This adrenalin junkie loving every minute!

Life and death are inextricably linked in Africa.

No wildlife was injured during this procedure.

Quiet moments of reflection with the sound of lions calling in the darkness.

He’s got this”.

Reconnecting with the wilderness on Pridelands Conservancy.

Finding blue, in the depths of the African bush at Londolozi.

Just a few casual lions in the grass.

WildArk ambassadors Mick Fanning and David Pocock finding common ground in the bush.

Tyler learning the art of tracking.

Taking the road less travelled.

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