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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S.A.’s high-flying wakeboarding champ
Sep19

S.A.’s high-flying wakeboarding champ

She’s just 17 years old, 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 sensation, 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...

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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.   LaMuse is a love of the Ocean 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”...

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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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Lifesaving SA KZN Provincial Champs
Jan24

Lifesaving SA KZN Provincial Champs

Youngster Bianca von Bargen from Marine Surf Lifesaving Club gave South Africa’s queen of the sand, Mandi Maritz, some tough competition in a stunning Beach Sprint victory at the General Tire Lifesaving South Africa KZN Provincial Championship. Women’s Lifesaving Results  Von Bargen also took first in Marine’s team victory in the Sprint Relay. Mandy Maritz from Durban Lifesaving Club and South Africa’s reigning champion narrowly...

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Underwater rugby? We find out how and who’s playing it
Jan17

Underwater rugby? We find out how and who’s playing it

Rucks, scrums, and line-outs are all familiar rugby terms. However, can you imagine playing a game of rugger – underwater?  Well, many do. Underwater rugby was invented Köln, Germany 1961 and became popular in the Nordic countries. The game has since evolved and 13 counties were represented at the latest championship. What’s the underwater rugby concept? It’s the only truly 3-D team sport where both the ball and the players can use...

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