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Robyn de Groot Sets Sight on European Success

Robyn de Groot Sets Sight on European Success

Champion Mountain Biker, Robyn de Groot, is aiming to spend the next few seasons of her career conquering Europe to add more silverware to her glistening trophy cabinet. She chats to Celine Abrahams about returning to action after months of inactivity.

Amanda Pakade Readies MSSA for Global Success

Amanda Pakade Readies MSSA for Global Success

Mind Sports South Africa President, Amanda Pakade, heads into her second term in office after having made an immediate impact at the organisation over the past year. Pakade reveals how she’s had to adapt to life during a global pandemic, the challenges of keeping MSSA afloat and looking forward to the future.

Tiffany Keep Keen to Build on Double African Success

Tiffany Keep Keen to Build on Double African Success

Double All Africa Games gold medallist, Tiffany Keep, is eager to build on her early success, as she aims to become South Africa’s next best cyclist. She chats to Celine Abrahams about her passion for cycling and mountain biking and her dream to take part in the Olympics.

Shannon Gardiner Targets Successful Comeback

Shannon Gardiner Targets Successful Comeback

Youth Olympic Rhythmic Gymnast, Shannon Gardiner, is targeting a successful comeback after suffering a knee injury, which hampered her chances of qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics. She chats to Celine Abrahams about her journey, studying Law and plans to grow gymnastics in South Africa.

Alyssa Conley Eyeing Return to the Athletics Track

Alyssa Conley Eyeing Return to the Athletics Track

South African Olympian, Alyssa Conley, has not ruled out the possibility of returning to the athletics track to feature at the 2022 Commonwealth Games after trading her 21-year athletics career for Sevens Rugby. She chats to Celine Abrahams about her sports journey and her biggest learning.

Lee-Ann Persse Champions Athlete Mental Health

Lee-Ann Persse Champions Athlete Mental Health

Retired South African Olympic rower, Lee-Ann Persse, is using her personal struggles with mental health to help other athletes experiencing similar situations through The Girls Only Project podcast. She also chats to Celine Abrahams about competing at two Olympic Games and the impact of losing her father.

Geraldine Pillay Moulding Next Generation of SA Athletes

Geraldine Pillay Moulding Next Generation of SA Athletes

Legendary South African sprinter, Geraldine Pillay, is passionate about giving back to her community of Macassar to inspire the next generation of athletes. Pillay spoke to Celine Abrahams about her career post-apartheid, and encourages SA Olympic athletes to use COVID-19 lockdown to sharpen their skills.

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