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Davey Du Plessis

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by Davey Du Plessis


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Choosing To Live

Two months into a planned solo source to sea navigation of the Amazon River, adventurer, Davey du Plessis was ambushed and shot within the isolated jungles of Peru. The adventure turned into an intense moment-to-moment struggle to survive as he made his way wounded through the dense jungle,
seeking rescue and safety.

Choosing To Live is Davey's personal account of his Amazon experience. He retells the remarkable story with an endearing openness, while sharing unique insights into the power of compassion and his ability to maintain motivation in his balance between life and death.


Inspiring Change

Davey is an entertaining, engaging, passionate and congruent speaker, able to cover a diverse range of topics. His revolutionary and intellectual thinking, coupled with his remarkable experiences allows him to understand and connect with individuals and audiences of all backgrounds.

Being a plant-based adventurer and living with a shot lodged in his heart, Davey draws on his experiences and knowledge to provide insights into topics of understanding the self and health, whilst providing constructive tools for effective progression.

Davey has presented on many platforms, from inspiring keynote presentations to full-day eventful workshops, his ability to adapt makes him a speaker to be utilized for any event.

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Davey's Photo Diary


First coat of paint for the sleeping cabin of the pedal boat. #adventure #atlanticproject #DaveyDuPlessis #pedalboat #humanpowered #atlantic #ocean #crossing

  • 16 March 2015

The Story Sessions Event. #storysessions #vegansofig #vegansa #vegan #adventure #atlanticproject #DaveyDuPlessis #amazon #choosingtolive #speakersa #inspire #motivational

  • 10 March 2015

Story Sessions! #Durban #storysessions #vegan #motivational #atlanticproject #adventurer #amazon #speakersa #vegansofig #vegansa #inspire #change

  • 06 March 2015

Great privilege to be welcomed to the Story Sessions event! #vegan #raw #storysessions #durban #adventure

  • 05 March 2015

Learning about the ocean currents. The predominant currents can either push us to Brazil or divert us into the South Atlantic gyre, doing one big loop of the Atlantic Ocean and ending back where we started. #ocean #current #Benguela #Brazil #CapeTown #AtlanticProject @richiewolff

  • 09 February 2015

The Atlantic Project 2015 #adventure #atlantic #hpb #pedalboat

  • 09 January 2015

The Atlantic Project 2015. #adventure #atlantic

  • 08 January 2015

The Atlantic Project 2015

  • 07 January 2015

If Batman was looking to do a human-powered crossing of any ocean, I am pretty sure this would be his boat of choice, painted black of course. #batman #atlanticocean #adventure

  • 12 December 2014

Davey's Event Calendar

30 Mar 2015

Crawford North Coast

Choosing To Live

09:00 - 12:00

02 Sep 2015

Salesguru Event

Johannesburg, The Barnyard Theatre, Rivonia. for bookings

07h00 - 12h30

03 Sep 2015

Salesguru Event

Durban, The Barnyard Theatre, Gateway.

07h00 - 12h30

03 Sep 2015

Salesguru Event

Cape Town, The Barnyard Theatre, Willowbridge.

07h00 - 12h30

23 Sep 2015

Wembley College Prize Giving

Open to the public Private function
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