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Meet the Team | Shafeeqah Gordon

What is your name & surname?
Shafeeqah Gordon


What is your current role at Gone? 
I manage the V&A Waterfront store


What led you to working at Gone?
It’s right up my alley and I was unemployed due to covid and the national lockdown


What is your Instagram username?
@shafgordon


What's your favourite sport? 
Trail running and hiking

  • Favourite trail? Otter Trail
  • Anything you are training for at the moment? Table Mountain Challenge
  • Dream trail running destination? Grand Canyon and Mont Blanc

What is your favourite piece of Patagonia gear?
My Better Sweater :)


What’s the one thing you think that people don’t know about the Patagonia brand?
That the Down jackets are made from traceable down and is ethically sourced.

 

Your favourite weekend escape / micro-adventure? 
Cederberg

What is your ultimate /dream outdoor-adventure trip?
Thru-hiking the Pacific Crest Trail and the Rim of Africa trail.


What is the last photo you took on your phone? 
Selfie with my cat, Asher.


Share a description of your favorite material object that you already own? 
My bedside lamp

 

Do you have a hidden talent? What is it?
Nope. I was a pretty decent netball player before I started running though.


What is your favorite documentary?
I don’t have one. More of a bookworm and one of my favorite is Shoe Dog :)


If you could put anything on a billboard, what would you write? 
Happiness > Money


Quickfire:

  • Cats or dogs? Cats
  • Shopify or iTunes? None
  • Oceans or mountains? Mountains
  • If you could have an unlimited storage of one thing, what would it be? Grant has got me addicted to Woolies Stroopwaffles