The Adventurers

Gugu Zulu's final interview with us

South African professional race car driver, Gugu Zulu, has died while attempting to summit Mount Kilimajaro for Mandela Day.

Sam Cowen interviewed Zulu a few months ago for her Adventurers podcast series. She describes him as happy and engaging and determined, living each day with passion and love – especially for his wife Letshego who shared his adventures - and his young daughter, Lelethu.

Sadly – that chat turned out to be Gugu’s last with 702… Click below to hear the full conversation.

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