Athletes

Caster Semenya on Self-Love, Knowing Your Worth and Fighting the IAAF
Caster Semenya on Self-Love, Knowing Your Worth and Fighting the IAAF

Caster Semenya is one of South Africa’s most successful professional athletes. She’s an Olympic Gold…

Nichola Mohr on her plans to become the first South African Olympian in Dressage
Nichola Mohr on her plans to become the first South African Rider & Horse Pairing in the Olympics Dressage

Nichola Mohr plans on becoming the first South African pairing of horse and rider to…

6 Surfers on what the ocean means to them
6 South Africa Surfers on what the ocean means to them

Today is World Ocean Day. A day that celebrates the ocean and brings awareness to…

The Other Side of Records - Vanessa Sandes on the GHT Attempt
The Other Side of Records

Behind every record is a story of dreams, work, perspiration, fails and a rock-solid support…

Ryan Sandes and Ryno Griesel on their plans to Break the Great Himalaya Trail Fastest Known Time
Ryan Sandes and Ryno Griesel on their plans to Break the Great Himalaya Trail Fastest Known Time

In 2014, Ryan Sandes and Ryno Griesel ran 220km across the Drakensburg Grand Traverse in…

How endurance athletes push past the wall
How endurance athletes push past the wall

We call it hitting the wall. That point in a race where it literally feels…

Kirsten McCann, more than just a sportswoman
Kirsten McCann, more than just a sportswoman

After placing third in their semi-final (3 seconds ahead of the first place time in…

Landie Greyling - a day in the life
A day in the Life: Trail Runner Landie Greyling

Have you ever wondered how other people live? When they wake up, what they eat,…

Ursula Grobler: Chasing Childhood Dreams
Ursula Grobler: Chasing Childhood Dreams

In his famous talk “The Last Lecture”, Randy Pausch  speaks about  “Really Achieving your Childhood…

A Day in the Life of Bikini Model Sarah Hall
A Day in the Life of Fitness Bikini Athlete Sarah Hall

Have you ever wondered how other people live? When they wake up, what they eat,…

You Can’t Row it Alone: Conversations with 3 Team RowSA Olympic Medallists
You Can’t Row it Alone: Conversations with 3 Team RowSA Olympic Medallists

“Many of my rowers wouldn’t make the cut physiologically in many of the top teams…

Lebogang Shange: From Township to Rio, how Race walking changed his life
Lebogang Shange: From Township to Rio, how Race walking changed his life

People on the internet have strong feelings about race walking. And they’re not positive. Those…

Chad Ho on Marathon Swimming, Lessons, Sacrifices and that Top 10 Olympic Finish
Chad Ho on Marathon Swimming, Lessons, Sacrifices and that Top 10 Olympic Finish

On August 16, Chad Ho swum to tenth position in the Olympic Men’s Marathon 10km…

Dear Future Olympians: Advice from 2016 Olympic Athletes
Dear Future Olympians, Advice from 2016 Olympic Athletes

Do you know what Olympians have in common with each other no matter their sport?…

Wenda Nel and the Hurdles of Becoming an Olympian
Wenda Nel and the Hurdles of Becoming an Olympian

Like most young girls, Wenda Nel grew up wanting to do what her big sister…

Henri Schoeman Born to be an Olympian
Henri Schoeman Born to be an Olympian

In the quarter century that Henri Schoeman’s been alive, there’s never been a time when…

Mari Rabie - the Triathlete is Back and Headed for Rio 2016
Mari Rabie – the Triathlete is Back and Headed for Rio 2016

When Mari Rabie was a little girl, Elana Meyer gave her and her sister a…

Marc Mundell: Walking into Rio 2016
Marc Mundell: Walking into Rio 2016

My first memory of the Olympics is watching the Atlanta Olympic Games in 1996. My…

Dominique Scott-Efurd’s Whirlwind Journey to Rio 2016
Dominique Scott-Efurd’s Whirlwind Journey to Rio 2016

Ever since she was a little girl growing up in Cape Town, South Africa, Dominique…

Caroline Wostmann
The 15 secrets to Caroline Wostmann’s success

After hearing of her climb from a bronze Comrades finisher to a top 10 in…