To some venturing to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro is the pinnacle to which a man can climb.

 But how about climbing to the stars?

In his book, LIVE The Impossible Dream, Pieré le Roux takes the reader on a personal journey and a master class in living the South African dream.

From his humble beginnings growing up in Port Elizabeth, through his days in the navy and on to attending university, despite the odds being stacked against him.  In business Pieré built a formidable reputation as an entrepreneur and property developer, culminating in being awarded “Businessman of the Year” – as a result of pulling off one of the biggest property deals that Randburg had ever seen!

A devoted husband, father and grandfather, Pieré’s love of family is as strong as his love for the African bush.  An avid traveler, skier and cyclist, Pieré thought he was living every day to the full.  But a brush with death, courtesy of a Mozambican Spitting Cobra, changed his outlook on life forever.

A chance encounter with business magnate Richard Branson, put Pieré in a unique position to realize a childhood dream. …

How many people over the age of 70 can add “future astronaut” to their resume?

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