- next month
Dan returns from ten days in Hong to attend the Cheetahs Vodacom Super
Rugby game against the Stormers in his role as Vodacom Super Rugby's 'fan-
bassador', a role he will reprise in Cape Town for the Stormers clash with the
Sharks. This ambassadorial position will also see Dan attend the Vodacom
Sponsorship Golf Day in Johannesburg, and speak to various radio stations in
support of Vodacom Super Rugby. International travel in April sees Dan head
to Victoria Falls, from where he will return to South Africa as a guest of Rovos
Rail aboard their luxury train. April also sees Dan make his debut as a
contributor to Fancourt Magazine.
- this month
Dan starts March on the slopes of Engelberg in Switzerland, filming for Jan
Braai's acclaimed television show, 'Jan Braai Vir Erfenis'. He returns to South
Africa to host Bokomo's annual golf day for a fifth successive year, heads back
to Johannesburg for a Cricket South Africa luncheon, and is then straight back
to Cape Town for the Round The World Party with the Absa Cape Epic's
international riders. From there it's into an eighth straight year on the
microphone at the Epic, commentating on the route, running afternoon events
in the race village, and hosting a nightly dinner and jersey presentation for
over 1 500 people for eight days. Dan will also host a celebratory dinner with
Christoph Sauser and Meerendal Wine Estate after the Epic, and ends March
with a trip to Hong Kong in his capacity as CEO of Hazard Golf Clothing.
- last month
Dan's month begins in Cape Town at the fifth Cape Town Tens rugby
tournament, joining rugby stars Bob Skinstad, Robbie Fleck, Colin Charvis and
more at South Africa's most exciting celebration of rugby. Host of the
Sunshine Tour's annual awards dinner for a third successive year, Dan will also
host the European Tour's Joburg Open pro-am dinner, and will be a guest at
the Virgin Active Sports Industry Awards. Dan travels to Sun City for four
days to host the Spur Group's annual conference, and will wrap up the month
on stage at the Absa Cape Epic's 10th anniversary celebration dinner.
HOT OFF THE PRESS
Investec JAG Invitational
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Nick Farr-Jones: A long-time supporter of the JAG Foundation, Nick Farr-Jones will join us from Sydney for his debut at the Invitational. Captain of the Wallaby team that won the Rugby World Cup in 1991, Farr-Jones represented Australia 63 times, 36 as captain, and is now a regular television pundit. This is Farr-Jones's first crack at the Invitational.
Dan on his travels around the world
Listen to Dan speaking of his history and travels from Belfast, New York, Stockholm
and Oslo to Finland and back!
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Dan Nicholl is an MC, broadcaster and writer based in Cape Town. A Contributing Editor to iafrica.com, Dan has extensive radio and television experience, having worked for six
years for Cape Talk, hosted etvís live Champions League football coverage, and worked as part of the commentary
team at the Nelson Mandela Invitational.
Dan is also one of South Africaís most prolific MCs, working across Southern Africa as an in-demand host of black
tie dinners, awards ceremonies, charity auctions, golf days, and event launches. Vested of a sharp sense of humour,
and a natural orator, Dan has established himself as one of the countryís premier speakers, and foremost writers.
IN THE PRESS
If ever a country deserved to win the Rugby World Cup, it was New Zealand this year, writes Dan Nicholl.
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Dan Nicholl tends to avoid running, but even he could not say no to a run with Haile Gebrselassie.
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How do I describe Dan Nicholl? Professional, smart, funny and quick on his
feet. During the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa Dan hosted 22 events
spanning four weeks touching over 3 000 guests. He inspired them, he made them
laugh, and he connected them to our brand in creative and thoughtful ways. Dan is
a person you would always have confidence in living your brand.
Polly Flinn, Vice President
Global Marketing BP