Ragers r eady t o g o crazy
Matrics prepare to party hard at Rage festival
BALLITO is awash with tank tops, bikinis, flipflops and martinis as the 2014 Matric R age be gins this w eekend.
The normally composed beach town was filled with excited “Ragers” keen for the week of nons top partying ahead.
From scenes of just legs dangling out of moving cars, to young women tanning on the beaches, this year’s Rage festival seemed t o be alr eady well under way when Weekend Witness visited yesterday.
Offloading case s of alc ohol and stocking up on c ondoms, the R agers made sure they were well prepared for the e vent.
Skye Neumenn (19) from Glenwood, who finished writing his e xams on Wednesday, said he planned on not sleeping.
“We came to the Rage because it is a fr ee r eason t o g et f **ed up .
“We have s tocked up on c ondoms. We have condoms, and the Viagra,” he said.
“It is going to be a hea vy nine days of thrills.”
Dion J acobs (20 ) fr om Glen wood, who matriculat ed t wo y ears ag o, but was at Rage with his friends, said: “We are here to get together, get tanned, see girls and ha ve fun with the ous.
“We have so much alcohol. Let’s just say there is no food in the fridge, there’s just alc ohol.”
Suzette Cronjé ( 40) fr om Mpumalanga ac companied her son t o Ballito to see that he was well looked after and that he beha ved himself.
“I said ‘the only way you will be able to make the Matric Rage is if I am going with y ou’.
“I e xpect it t o g et loud and v ery drunk, but he will be manag eable because there are proper rules and regulations.”
“I’m confident everything is going to work out smoothl y,” C ronjé said.
Jessica de W et (18), w ho t ravelled from Cape Town, said she was ready to party and r ecover.
“There is g oing t o be lot s of F our Cousins,” said De W et.
“It is going to be party, recover and get a tan, beach, party, beach, party then beach, p arty.”
Nicole Wocke (18) said that Rage is what g ot her thr ough her e xams.
“We finished exams on Wednesday, thank g oodness,” she said.
“I plan on ha ving as much fun as I can bef ore we ha ve t o g o home.
“My p arents ar e e xpecting S MSes and pictur es 24/7.
“We have not done anything like this before and this is the fir st time a way from our p arents, so it’s 10 da ys away and seven girls in a house,” Wocke added. • r firstname.lastname@example.org
Glenwood bo ys, Cal e L ombard, Bong ani Majo zi, Sk ye Neumann, S tephen Luc as, AJ S mith and Luk e L eseran, who completed their Matric e xams this w eek, r elax on the be ach in Ballit o ahe ad o f the R age f estival p arties.