A Wakeboarder’s Passion Becomes a Dirty Habit
Oct30

A Wakeboarder’s Passion Becomes a Dirty Habit

An Amanzi Exclusive with wakeboard junkie Jason Coulborne from the Dirty Habits Team.    Do you want to tell me a little bit about yourself? I got into wakeboarding probably about 12 years ago. One of my mates was wakeboarding at a cable park in Gordon’s Bay.  One day I went there and I was hooked. I spent all Summer there – kept on doing it, met new friends, and eventually started competing.   Now I’ve moved from...

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Reddam Girls Smashed Inter-Schools Water Polo
Oct22

Reddam Girls Smashed Inter-Schools Water Polo

It’s been an amazing season for Reddam House!  All their teams made the semi-finals and five out of their eight teams made the finals in the Inter-Schools Water Polo Tournament held on 16 October.  1st Team Girls Water Polo:  Coach Grant Mackenzie led his 1st team girls to a final gold medal.  A fitting achievement to the end of his era as Head of Reddam House Water Polo.  This phenomenal team complete the 2017/2018 season with 2...

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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 in the footsteps of his...

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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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Water Crisis Or Temporary Discomfort?
Oct04

Water Crisis Or Temporary Discomfort?

Did the water crisis inconvenience or scare you? How Did It Happen? The crisis came about for three main reasons: Climatic conditions – It wasn’t raining enough and people in Cape Town seldom ever had to think about water consumption. Population growth – The cost of water in fact, only ever affected the percentage of the population that lives within a lower income bracket. Negligence of previous water-restriction...

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