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Brando Yelavich

Brando Yelavich

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Brando Yelavich was born in Auckland where he spent most of his school years, slowly falling off the rails. A life-changing journey taught him much about life and gave him the foundations to grow into a successful explorer and motivational speaker. In 2015 he published a bestselling memoir, Wildboy: An Epic Trek around the Coast of New Zealand and his follow up, To the Edge and Back, was published in 2017. You can follow Brando at Wildboyadventures.com

Books by Brando Yelavich

Wildboy

Written for children, this is the true adventure of teenager Brando Yelavich, aka ‘Wildboy’, who walked 8000km around the coastline of New Zealand and changed his life for the better.

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Wildboy

The full story of Brando 'Wildboy' Yelavich's whirlwind tour of the coastline of New Zealand: 8000km almost entirely on foot. Extreme adventure, near misses, good sorts, and one beautiful country – Wildboy has it all!

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Wildboy: To the Edge and Back

A heart-stopping account of Brando ‘Wildboy’ Yelavich’s solo mission around Stewart Island – New Zealand’s harshest and most remote terrain.

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