Committee:

Chairman - Jan Sime : Vice Chairman - Gordon Browne : Secretary -Caretaken by Jan Sime & Gordon Browne : Treasurer - TBA

Representatives:

HTL - Gordon Browne : Bill Voss - Dennis Bird : Postals - Jan Sime : F3B - TBA : F3J - Ian Sime : F3K - Shaun Mileson : F5J - Ivan Williams : 2 Meter/New Commers - Shaun Mileson : Slope - Izak Theron (Gauteng) Kevin Farr (WC) Rus Conradt (KZN) : Cross Country - Chris Adrian


Calendar: Jan Sime & Gordon Browne


08 December 2008

Volksrust murder


Crime is a global phenomena, but it is embarrassing as a South African to have to constantly deal with such brutality. On Saturday, 6 December 2008 we learnt of the tragedy; the brutal murder of Oom Jan, owner of the farm of South Africa's on which is based the premier inland slope soaring site: the Tamatieberg. The extract is from the 8 Dec 2008 Beeld newspaper.

Jan de Beer had been through very tough times but has always been extremely tolerant of the slope soaring community; he always trusted us to ensure that his farm was kept clean & free of litter, no fires were lit & also that we did not scare the wild or farm animals.

Rest in peace now, Oom Jan

No comments: