Rio Qualification Rewards Hartley’s Blonde Ambition

By | 2016-12-12T06:53:18+00:00 November 2nd, 2015|Canoeing, Careers, Features, Fixtures, gStar, International Championship, Leading Ladies, Media and Coverage, Moments in Sport, Newsroom, Olympic Games, Professional, Regulars, Rowing, Selection, World Championships|

If you were to meet Bridgitte Hartley, she may describe herself as an optimistic blonde with a flair for sport. What she won’t readily tell you is that in 2012, she made history at the Olympics when she bagged bronze in the K1 500m final. It was South Africa’s first ever canoeing Olympic medal, and Hartley’s [...]

Food for Life

By | 2016-12-12T08:27:36+00:00 September 15th, 2009|Regulars|

“Some of us,” writes Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, “while looking at a piece of carrot, can see the whole cosmos in it, can see the sunshine in it, can see the earth in it. It has come from the whole cosmos for our nourishment.” It’s Spring, redolent with jasmine, wet earth and new beginnings.  [...]

Learning to Listen

By | 2016-12-12T08:28:11+00:00 June 16th, 2009|Regulars|

Parenting coach Nikki Bush tells the story of one of her young sons, who embarked on a discussion about God in the middle of the morning sandwich-making rush.  “You have to be so quick with children,” she laughs.  “Important conversations seldom happen when it’s absolutely convenient for the parent, and putting them off usually means [...]

Kass Blog: Baby Bliss

By | 2016-12-12T08:28:20+00:00 June 16th, 2009|Regulars|

I am so excited, the gsport awards voting poll is up and it is time to make your vote count, as we go in search of our four Leading Ladies of the Year. I was reading through back editions of the gsport monthly magazine and it was inspiring to re-read their stories, and acknowledge what [...]

Kass Blog: Bye for Now …

By | 2016-12-12T08:29:24+00:00 February 12th, 2009|Regulars|

It’s hard to say goodbye, but at the same time, it is important to know when to say goodbye. When my partner and I launched this gsport…for Girls! initiative back in August 2006, it felt like I had given birth. How appropriate that in saying goodbye to gsport, I can actually look forward to the [...]

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