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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Water Crisis or Temporary Discomfort?
Oct04

Water Crisis or Temporary Discomfort?

The long-time-coming water crisis came as a surprise to thousands and served as a lesson to millions. How did it happen? The crisis came about for three main reasons: climatic conditions, population growth, and negligence of previous water-restriction policies. It simply wasn’t raining enough and people in Cape Town seldom ever had to think about water consumption. The cost of water in fact, only ever affected the percentage of...

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Scuba Diving Cape Town with Into The Blue
Oct02

Scuba Diving Cape Town with Into The Blue

We had the opportunity to interview Theo, from Into The Blue Diving Centre. Theo is a Dive Instructor, with intimate knowledge of the ocean, its creatures, and its moods. He shared personal insight into the life of a Scuba Diver in Cape Town. Find out what the perks, and challenges, of this extreme (and perhaps extremely meditative) water sport are!  How long have you been scuba diving and what is diving to you? Theo: Sho, okay...

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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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Above the Clouds with Pro Kitesurfer Carl Ferreira
May18

Above the Clouds with Pro Kitesurfer Carl Ferreira

We chatted to pro kitesurfer Carl Ferreira – a vibrant and super talented athlete who is a homegrown Capetonian, learnt to kiteboard at 10 and is now making waves and catching big air on the international circuit. Q: What are your major successes in your kitesurfing career? Achieving 1st at the South African Kitesurf Champs. Placing 2nd in the worlds biggest kitesurfing race. Also recently signing with an Italian Kitesurf brand called...

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