Andrew Grote

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90-year-old Lorna Cochran finishing the 2014 aQuellé Midmar Mile with members of Lorna's Gang. Photo by Andrew Grote of Gameplan Media.

Andrew Grote is a photographer who works for Gameplan Media, a multi-service sport media and marketing agency in South Africa. Gameplan Media was founded by Dave Macleod in 1997, and has covered events including the Midmar Mile and the 120 km Dusi Canoe Marathon among many other events.


Gameplan Media aims to harness technical innovation, creative thinking, thorough understanding of our client’s brands, and our knowledge and enthusiasm for what we do to provide exceptional media exposure returns.


Gameplan Media provides a full range of media and public relations services, with a strong specialisation in sport, to clients ranging from corporates to event owners, sponsors and individuals to leverage their investment in an event or product through effective media exposure. Gameplan Media sets out to achieve these goals through unconventional and creative strategic thinking, utilising contemporary technology, allied with an intuitive understanding of the media industry and the manner in which it operates, to deliver media exposure that is memorable, supports and builds the associated brands, and that is very cost-effective.

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