Learning To Swim At 74
Nov19

Learning To Swim At 74

    Meet David Daniels, the grandfather who is more active than you.   We had the privilege of meeting David at one of his swimming lessons at Swimz – a brand new facility located in Westlake Lifestyle Centre.  With the Comrades, Two Oceans Marathons, and the Argus Cycle Tour under his belt, he still plays tennis and football.    David says: “I have two daughters. My one daughter has two sons who are excellent swimmers.  When we...

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Champion Swimmers With An Extra Chromosome
Nov13

Champion Swimmers With An Extra Chromosome

 “First we fell in love with swimming, and then we fell in love with each other”     The O’Neill’s have are world renowned champion swimmers despite all odds. The winning swimming couple both have Down Syndrome- but that hasn’t stopped them from pursuing their passion for the water, and each other.    “Together they train, motivate one another, compete – and win.”   The swimmers are originally from Queensburgh...

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Water Polo – Rondebosch Wins the SACs Cup
Oct09

Water Polo – Rondebosch Wins the SACs Cup

Water polo, the originally British game that has conquered the hearts, and lifestyles, of many over the world.   Now South Africa is producing some of the best at schools! SACS u19 Cup is one of South Africa’s most prestigious water polo events. Only the highest ranked schools in South Africa compete – namely Rondebosch Boys’ High School, SACS, Bishops, Paul Roos and Wynberg from the Western Cape; St Johns, Jeppe and...

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At 17 Already One Of South Africa’s Best Wakebaorders
Sep19

At 17 Already One Of South Africa’s Best Wakebaorders

In Grade 11 and was crowned the Junior Women World Champion Wakeboarder at the WWA championships in  2017. This is an Amanzi exclusive with our very own homegrown wakeboarding champion – Megan Nel.  Q: How did you get into wakeboarding? I got into wakeboarding when we went to our local cable park, Blue Rock at Sir Lowry’s Pass, as a family outing to do some fun outdoor activities.   I started with kneeboarding, but found...

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LaMuse Classic Women’s Surfing Event
Jul13

LaMuse Classic Women’s Surfing Event

In honour of Women’s Month, the LaMuse Classic women’s longboard surfing event will be held in Muizenberg, Cape Town this August.     The LaMuse Classic is a dynamic event that encourages women of all ages, backgrounds and varying capabilities, who might otherwise feel intimidated to surf in a regular contest, to come together to enjoy and share a common love for the ocean. As the name “LaMuse” suggests, the event promotes the...

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We’ve Become Better People Through Surfing
Jul10

We’ve Become Better People Through Surfing

On a beautiful Winter’s morning, Amanzi Mag met with some of the surf coaches at Waves 4 Change – our surf therapy community programme. The venue was not the typical surf spot, instead, we met at Monwabisi Beach. We chatted to these inspiring guys who have turned their lives around through surfing. From a Life of Gangsterism Lwandile and Kanyiso are both 22 and live in Kuyasa Township off Baden Powell Drive. They first...

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