Successful scuba-dive demo day

As a dedicated and growing community, the Adaptive Sports Fund (ASF) recently hosted an amazing scuba try-dive demo day. It was held at the Blyde Riverwalk Estate in Pretoria-East – a wheelchair-accessible, child-friendly water lover’s paradise. The try-divers were privileged to strap on their scuba tanks and dive in the […]

SA Spring Open title winners

South African wheelchair tennis aces Lucas Sithole (above) and Kgothatso Montjane won singles titles in their respective categories on the last day of the 2019 South African Spring Open to give the home fans plenty to celebrate in Johannesburg. The two-time Grand Slam champion Sithole defeated compatriot Donald Ramphadi to […]

Montjane’s first Grand Slam final ends in defeat

Top South African wheelchair tennis ace Kgothatso Montjane reached a Grand Slam women’s doubles final for the first time on Friday, September 6, at the US Open when she and her partner, Sabine Ellerbrock of Germany, beat second-seeded Marjolein Buis of the Netherlands and Dana Mathewson of the United States. […]

Spring Open Tennis Tournament

The inaugural South African Spring Open will take place in Johannesburg and host wheelchair tennis and able-bodied tennis for men and women. Around 200 global participants are expected.

New South African javelin record for para athlete

  University of Johannesburg (UJ) student-athlete Yane van der Merwe continues to shine in her young career as she set a new under-20 javelin record at the South African championships in Germiston last month. The 19-year-old para field athlete competes in the F44 class and threw the javelin a distance […]

Quadriplegic wheelchair tennis team takes bronze

  The South African quadriplegic wheelchair tennis squad secured their first World Team Cup medal at the BNP Paribas World Team Cup, which was held at the Larry and Mary Greenspon Israel Tennis Centre in Ramat Hasharon, Israel, earlier this week. The team, which included Lucas Sithole, Donald Ramphadi and […]

Adaptive surfers get their wave on

The Triggerfish Animation South African Adaptive Surfing Championships were held at New Pier, Durban, on August 5. The event was hosted and organised by non-profit organisations Made for More and Surfing South Africa. There were a total of 27 competitors, of whom 22 were South Africans and five were international […]