Three-time Commonwealth Youth Games medallist, Rebecca Meder, believes that her dream to represent South Africa at the Olympic Games will come when the time is right after recently falling short of an Olympic A qualifying time. She also chats to Celine Abrahams about her journey and international experience.
Rising hockey player Edith Molikoe is keeping a positive outlook on life, as she pursues her goal of representing South Africa at the Olympic Games in Tokyo next year. The young athlete chats to Celine Abrahams about her journey and future aspirations.
Youth Olympian, Carmie Prinsloo, is steadily becoming a household name as the cross-country and track and field athlete dominates local and international races. She chats to Celine Abrahams about balancing education and athletics and lessons she has learnt along the way.
South African Olympian, Justine Palframan is hoping to qualify for the Olympic Games in Tokyo after recently celebrating 12 years for running for South Africa. She chats to Celine Abrahams about her Rio Olympic experience, breaking youth records and recovering from mental health issues.
Up and coming hockey and track star, Kayla Swarts, comes from one of South Africa’s leading sporting families. Her mother, Odessa Swarts, was a supreme sprinting talent in her time and her brother is 400m world record holder Wayde van Niekerk. She tells Celine Abrahams about her dream to represent SA at the Olympics.
We challenged ourselves to keep telling one powerful story a day during the lockdown to play our part in shaping the narrative of women’s sport. We ended up telling 32 stories, and we are excited to salute them as we reflect on an inspiring month of storytelling on gsport!
Michaela Whitebooi has broken boundaries in judo and plans to go even further than her double African success in 2019, as she tells Celine Abrahams about her dream to participate in the Olympics.
South African athlete, Nolene Conrad, is raising money for athletes affected by the Covid-19 lockdown while working hard on establishing her newly launched online coaching business. She tells Celine Abrahams that the postponement of the Olympics has given her more time to recover from injury and work to qualify for the Tokyo Games in 2021.
As she eyes out a potential spot at the 2021 Olympic Games in Tokyo, South Africa’s most decorated sprint canoeist, Bridgitte Hartley, reflects on her career that has spanned more than a decade and a half.
Former South African Olympic rower, Ursula Grobler, lives and breathes rowing. In this insightful interview with Celine Abrahams, she recounts her highs and lows. She also shares news of her journey as a marketing volunteer for the 2023 World Rowing Masters Regatta, coming to Africa for the first time, and bearing a logo she designed herself.