Sbonelo Khwela Goes For The Throne
Mar01

Sbonelo Khwela Goes For The Throne

This year, Sbonelo Khwela, the eight-time champion is on his way to becoming a world leader in canoeing.  Khwela has done extremely well in K1 and K2, and is preparing to dominate even more, after finishing second at the Dusi Canoe Marathon a few weeks ago. At the Non-Stop Dusi, paddlers are kitted with a number of several options, that are not available during the three-day Dusi. In this case, paddlers run for much...

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10 Minutes With Amy and Caleb From Bridge House.
Feb14

10 Minutes With Amy and Caleb From Bridge House.

Ex-Miss South Africa and a young Paralympic swimmer give us some insight into Bridge House’s Mile.    Caleb Swanepoel is Bridge House’s Mile Brand Ambassador. Caleb Swanepoel lost his leg after a shark attack in 2015.  He is a shark attack survivor, activist, and motivational speaker. He’s got his sights on Tokyo to represent team South Africa 2020 Paralympics. 5 Minutes with Caleb Swanepoel  ...

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Cape Town and The Next World (Wa)te(r) Crisis
Dec06

Cape Town and The Next World (Wa)te(r) Crisis

Cape Town was the first major modern city to face a water crisis. In the next couple of months to years, capital cities all over the world will also face the threat of running out of clean water.    “The notion that water is plentiful – it covers 70% of the planet – is false, as only 2.5% of all water is freshwater.” “The notion that water is plentiful – it covers 70% of the planet – is false, as only 2.5%...

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Victory for Marine Biodiversity Protection In South Africa
Oct30

Victory for Marine Biodiversity Protection In South Africa

The South African cabinet has approved 20 new protected marine areas –  an area perimeter two and a half times larger than the Kruger National Park.   The objectives are to:  1) Protect our ocean’s heritage for future generations. 2) Contribute to fisheries sustainability. 3) Advance marine ecotourism. 4) Help maintain resilience in ecosystems that are under stress from climate change.    A...

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A Tribute to Swimming Icon Theodore Yach
Oct19

A Tribute to Swimming Icon Theodore Yach

One of South Africa’s most celebrated long-distance swimmers and veteran of 108 Robben Island swims passed away on October 17,  at just 60 years leaving Cape Town swimming community reeling in immense sadness.       A legend’s legacy Theodore’s swimming journey started in his twenties against the backdrop of a provincial swimming and water polo career.  After finishing his studies, he decided to follow...

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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...

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