Kirsten Landman is working hard to open up the sport for more women to compete while etching her name in the history books as a competitor to watch.
These five South African athletes display courage, grit and confidence at every step of their competitive journey. Here’s what fuels them.
We’re nearing the start of the Netball World Cup, being held in Cape Town from the 28th July to the 6th August. And the Proteas are ready to go, preparing hard to take on the best in the world.
Here, the amazing sportswomen whose feats of strength had us in total awe…
Boxer Simangele ‘Smash’ Hadebe is heavily awarded and in top form. Here’s how she stays focused and firmly inside that winning mindset.
A talented athlete, a passionate advocate and a force for change.
Captain of the SA Netball team, Bongiwe Msomi is in top form – and has been for some time. Now she’s training for the World Cup.
Fabienne Lanz is a true inspiration and role model in the world of motorsports.
B-girl, future Olympian, 3 x S.A. Breaking Champ; meet Courtnaé Paul.
Pro triathlete Mariella Sawyer takes on the toughest races for a living. We take a sneak peek into what that entails.
Cricket captain and long-standing player Dané van Niekerk reflects on her long career and how she overcame the biggest injury she’s faced.
Zandile “Zandi” Ndhlovu is South Africa’s first Black African freediving instructor, TEDx speaker, filmmaker, explorer, and passionate storyteller.
Golfer Zethu Myeki prepares long and hard for strenuous golfing games in the sun. Here’s how she gets her head in the game – and the ball in the hole.
Whether it’s for fun or til one of you taps out, you should take up MMA. This is one sport that’ll teach you a lot about yourself. Just ask pro-fighter Jessica Moineimne.
Well-known Stellenbosch-based triathlete Vicky van der Merwe is on the comeback after a break after her son was born. She will be competing at the Woolworths X TRI off-road triathlon in Elgin on Saturday 4 December.
Tegan Phillips is aiming to break the Guinness World Record for cycling from Cairo to Cape Town. She might seem familiar to you for other reasons: you may have seen her cartoons on Instagram, delving into motivation, life, success and cycling. Or you may have known...
Zinhle Ndawonde represents South Africa in both sevens and fifteens international women's rugby. And if that isn’t heroic enough, she pays the bills working as a firefighter at King Shaka International Airport. Here are some nuggets of inspiration we can all use in...
No equipment? No problem! This is how kitesurfing pro Lyde Heckroodt maintains her health and fitness when she’s not cruising the waves.
Women’s Health speaks to Banyana Banyana soccer player Thembi Kgatlana about her career, living abroad and sports development in her community.