Nicknamed Bruce after well-known Bafana Bafana soccer player Bruce Ramogida of the early 90’s, Mawethu Phalamahashe (32) traded his job at a construction site for the open seas a mere three months ago. Bruce and Khwezi were school friends in Umtata and after working in the construction business for a while, Bruce joined the Slashfin crew in August 2011.
Clarence is our professional videographer on board Slashfin. He joined Fasttrax Marine in 2005 filming the Marine Big Five™ including Southern Right Whales from on board our very own whale watching vessel the Whale Whisperer. He became a crew member in 2008 and continues to help out with all duties on board including anchor lifting and helping divers with wetsuits.
Alfred was born and raised in the Eastern Cape, where most of his family still resides.
Onno was born in Dordrecht, The Netherlands and moved to Utrecht after high school to study Biology at the University of Utrecht. After graduating with a Bachelor of Biology from the University of Utrecht he decided it was time to go abroad before he would start a Master’s degree in Oceanography at the University of Amsterdam.
You might have seen him on Shark Week doing crazy stunts with Great White Sharks, now learn more about Dickie Chivell behind the scenes.