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Rio Qualification Rewards Hartley’s Blonde Ambition

By | 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 [...]

Get to Know: Top Equestrian Athlete Lorette Knowles-Taylor

By | September 28th, 2015|Equestrian, Feature Articles, Features, gStar, Leading Ladies, Newsroom, The Town Square|

Lorette started riding in Namibia at the age of 7 and was competing by age 9. Her parents, Arthur and Alwyn Knowles are completely not horsey, but have supported Lorette’s commitment to her horses for over 30 years. They are still her biggest horsey fans. Between the ages of 13 -17 years she competed as [...]

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