10 Years
2008 - 2017
Dust, sweat & gears
Buya Bamba in the Elephant Charge 2012
Entered their 2nd charge in a white 1991 Toyota Landcruiser PZJ75 SWB and completed all 11 checkpoints in a competition distance of 38.83km raising $5,725 for conservation in Zambia.
  • Sanctuary Trophy - 1st place for the shortest distance on tsetse line 1
  • 2nd place for the shortest distance on tsetse line 2
  • 3rd place for most money raised for conservation
  • 5th place for the shortest net distance
  • 5th place for the shortest overall distance
  • 12th place for the shortest distance on the gauntlet
Click on a leg below for the details
9th of 16 3.36km in 1 hour 25 minutes
Leg no: 1
1.76 times the leg distance of 1.91km
at an average 2.4kmh
over 1 hour 25 minutes
1,056m minimum elevation
1,205m maximum elevation
1st Tuskers 2.12km
2nd Camel 2.27km
3rd Green Mambas 2.82km
4th Biking Baboons 2.97km
5th Autoworld 3.08km
6th Sausage Tree 3.09km
2nd of 5 3.42km in 1 hour 6 minutes
Leg no: 2
1.32 times the leg distance of 2.58km
at an average 3.1kmh
over 1 hour 6 minutes
1,038m minimum elevation
1,206m maximum elevation
1st Small Feet 3.13km
2nd Buya Bamba 3.42km
3rd Aegis GRI 3.66km
4th Portico 5.72km
5th New Kasama Five Oh 9.48km
6th of 15 1.50km in 1 hour 4 minutes
Leg no: 3
1.41 times the leg distance of 1.06km
at an average 1.4kmh
over 1 hour 4 minutes
1,037m minimum elevation
1,174m maximum elevation
1st Chicken Run 1.30km
2nd Sausage Tree 1.33km
3rd Camel 1.36km
4th Biking Baboons 1.41km
5th Pilatus 1.44km
6th Buya Bamba 1.50km
1st of 1 2.87km in 36 minutes
Leg no: 4
1.12 times the leg distance of 2.56km
at an average 4.8kmh
over 36 minutes
1,001m minimum elevation
1,037m maximum elevation
1st Buya Bamba 2.87km
5th of 18 108m in 9 minutes
Leg no: 5
1.23 times the leg distance of 88m
at an average 0.7kmh
over 9 minutes
999m minimum elevation
1,001m maximum elevation
1st Camel 89m
2nd Chicken Run 91m
3rd Sausage Tree 99m
4th Tuskers 104m
5th Buya Bamba 108m
6th Pilatus 118m
5th of 8 671m in 34 minutes
Leg no: 6
1.58 times the leg distance of 424m
at an average 1.2kmh
over 34 minutes
983m minimum elevation
1,008m maximum elevation
1st Green Mambas 492m
2nd Pilatus 519m
3rd Sausage Tree 547m
4th Sanctuary 559m
5th Buya Bamba 671m
6th Small Feet 1.30km
3rd of 6 4.80km in 47 minutes
Leg no: 7
1.40 times the leg distance of 3.44km
at an average 6.1kmh
over 47 minutes
983m minimum elevation
1,049m maximum elevation
1st Autoworld 4.26km
2nd Tuskers 4.46km
3rd Buya Bamba 4.80km
4th Green Mambas 4.96km
5th Sausage Tree 6.75km
6th Mudhogs 6.76km
9th of 11 8.63km in 43 minutes
Leg no: 8
2.66 times the leg distance of 3.24km
at an average 11.9kmh
over 43 minutes
1,004m minimum elevation
1,078m maximum elevation
1st Camel 5.01km
2nd Biking Baboons 5.34km
3rd Khal Amazi 5.60km
4th Chicken Run 5.83km
5th Sanctuary 5.95km
6th Duchesses of Hazard 8.19km
1st of 16 6.04km in 22 minutes
Leg no: 9
1.86 times the leg distance of 3.25km
at an average 16.4kmh
over 22 minutes
1,007m minimum elevation
1,084m maximum elevation
1st Buya Bamba 6.04km
2nd Tuskers 6.08km
3rd Portico 6.10km
4th Green Mambas 6.13km
5th Chicken Run 6.21km
6th Camel 6.49km
10th of 18 5.88km in 55 minutes
Leg no: 10
1.30 times the leg distance of 4.52km
at an average 6.4kmh
over 55 minutes
1,004m minimum elevation
1,084m maximum elevation
1st Tuskers 4.97km
2nd Green Mambas 5.07km
3rd Autoworld 5.09km
4th Camel 5.12km
5th Just Beer 5.36km
6th Almost There 5.41km