An eye on the ball

The slow and steady sport of boccia requires accuracy and strategy, as top South African player Brett Dakin explains. MARISKA MORRIS learns more Silence falls over the hall at Coetzenburg Stadium in Stellenbosch. Brett Dakin eyes the cluster of balls on the floor, raises his arm, angles it and throw...

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Happy birthday, IPC!

Among the various sporting events ending 2019, we are also celebrating the International Paralympic Committee’s 30th anniversary Time flies when you’re having fun. What a year it has been! I have been living out of suitcases for the past few months, attending the African Games in Morocco, the Tokyo 2020...

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New world records in the year of championships

As the first quarter of 2019 comes to an end, we reflect on the various sporting events that took place Wow, I can’t believe we are already through our first quarter of the year. The sporting season has started in earnest following the Toyota SASAPD National Championships. What an awesome...

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Bring on 2019!

As another sporting season ends, we can start looking forward to all that 2019 promises Apart from wheelchair tennis, the sporting season has come to an end. As promised, here’s a quick update on the Supersport Wheelchair Basketball Series winners. A big congratulations to Lions from North West for an...

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Bowling away the competition

ROLLING INSPIRATION contributor Mandy Latimore participated in the Rainbow Trips Ultimate Performance Bowls Competition. She shares her experience. Now in its fifth year, the Rainbow Trips Ultimate Performance Bowls Competition was sponsored by Ultimate Performance with a total prize purse of R30 000. More than 200 entrants signed up. “The aim...

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2018 Sporting season coming to an end

Most of the sporting events for South African para athletes in 2018 have finished or are coming to an end as the festive season approaches. Here are some of the last highlights of the year. The season for a number of para sports is either finished or will be finishing...

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2018 sporting season in full swing

There’s a lot going on in the world of sport, from the SuperSport Wheelchair Basketball Series to the World Para Grand Prix, and more. The season for a number of para sports is in full swing, some local and some international. The SuperSport Wheelchair Basketball Series (one of the only...

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Marcel reigns supreme

  Marcel Hug has been awarded the Sportsperson with a Disability award for 2018 at the 2018 Laureus World Sports Award ceremony held in Monaco. It is no surprise that the para athlete won with all of his sporting achievements. Marcel Hug was awarded the 2018 Laureus World Sports Award...

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