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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Free Diving – A Breathtaking Love Affair
Oct04

Free Diving – A Breathtaking Love Affair

We had the pleasure of chatting to the magical Daniela from Cape Town Freediving. How did you get into freediving? Daniela: “My fascination with water started at a very young age. If I look at my baby album, I was swimming before I was walking.  So it’s always been something very close to me. Through times of strife, water was my place of safety so to speak.  Water has always been a place of happiness I suppose, creativity...

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South African Diver Volunteers In A Thai Rescue Mission
Jul11

South African Diver Volunteers In A Thai Rescue Mission

The plight of the Thai soccer team and the heroic cave rescue mission has gripped the world for the past weeks.   The Nightmare Rescue Mission  The world breathed a collective sigh of relief yesterday as the grueling 17-day ordeal for the 12 boys and their coach was finally over thanks to an epic rescue mission.  The group ventured into the vast cave complex in the northern province of Chiang Rai after soccer practice on June 23 and...

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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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