The Dreamy Realm of Underwater Photography
Jan22

The Dreamy Realm of Underwater Photography

Her underwater photography is unusual, mesmerizing and exquisite. She captures the tranquillity and beauty of human-life suspended in aquatic silence. Gabriela Slegrova is an ex-model from the Czech Republic who fell in love with the warmth and the Jacaranda trees of South Africa. We find out more about her journey to starting a surreal underwater photography business. Q: What brought you to SA? I was born and raised in the cold Czech...

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No Ocean? No Problem just do a Water Park
Jan19

No Ocean? No Problem just do a Water Park

Gauteng may be landlocked, but you’ll be pleasantly surprised at the numerous water parks that abound the Province. So, they say, “who needs the Ocean”, as Gauteng has enough year-round water parks to satisfy water-loving patrons and cool off the hot and bothered. Here are some of the hot water parks: Stoke City Wake Park  Stoke City Wake Park is a premier destination for water-based sports. This unique park is designed for...

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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...

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Cave Diving – boldly going where no man has gone before
Jan15

Cave Diving – boldly going where no man has gone before

Cave diving is classified as an extreme sport. The list of things that can go wrong is endless. Equipment or light failure, leaking scuba tanks, broken guidelines, getting lost, cave collapse and poor visibility, to name a few. This 69-year old Marine Biology Professor defies the risks and dives to places no other humans have been to discover new life. Cave Diving is all in a typical day’s work He’s not your typical bespectacled...

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Olympian takes on 902km odyssey to teach deaf children to swim
Jan11

Olympian takes on 902km odyssey to teach deaf children to swim

Olympian takes on 902km odyssey to teach deaf children to swim This Olympian Swimmer was born deaf, is a silver medallist and the most celebrated Deaflympic athlete in the world. Terence Parkin has won a total of 34 medals, 31 of them were golds and he’s won the Midmar Mile twice. Now he’s taking on a grueling 902km cycle, swim and canoe odyssey to raise money for children with disabilities as part of the Deaf...

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Traditional New Year’s Day Swim
Jan08

Traditional New Year’s Day Swim

Hundreds of people took to the ocean for a New Year’s Day swim, enthusiastically participating in an annual tradition which has become a beloved ritual in many seaside towns across Europe.   Brave swimmers braved chilly waters across the globe and donned their swimsuits, fancy hats & silly costumes to welcome the New Year in a traditional chilly swim.  Swimmers wearing red bobble hats run towards the North Sea...

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