Kass Blog: Bye for Now

Kass Blog: Bye for Now

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 joys of motherhood.

 I am
happily pregnant and looking forward to this new and exciting turn my life has
taken. I’ve lived a selfish life to date, in that I got to realize my dream of
becoming a cricket commentator. Thinking back, its one of the scariest things I
have ever done. The fact that it happened while I was in my twenties says a lot
about my carefree attitude at the time.

Sport is my
life… I get so much happiness out of working within the South African sporting
landscape and contributing to the game in some way. Day in and day out, I have
the pleasure of working with amazing individuals who are contributing to sport
in their own way. It gives me goose bumps, just thinking about it…

distinctly remember the advice I received around the time I left my position at
SAfm as host of their weekday evening sports show, Gameplan to launch gsport,
people warned me it was the wrong thing to do, and said I would regret it.

inside me told me to go ahead and just do it! It felt right and I felt a sense
of responsibility to contribute to the growth of women’s sport in the way I
knew how, through the media.

I have
enjoyed every moment with the initiative and I have learnt so much about being
a better person through the stories we have unearthed about amazing women who
are living their best lives and making a difference.

It’s taken
a lot of courage to make this decision to take a break from gsport because it’s
been such a fulfilling experience, but its time to focus on my new role as a
mother. Its going to be a scary yet exciting time which is sure to bring the
most incredible joy into my life…

 I am confident gsport’s Managing Editor, Ryk Meiring, will continue the great work of this initative. 

supporting gsport… It’s what keeps this initiative alive and well!


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Launched in 2006, gsport exists to enhance the commercial prospects of our women athletes, and other women in sport, by telling the inspiring story of SA women in sport. Thank you for your contribution!

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