Sports & Fitness
27 July 2017
Home is where the heart is. After travelling the world and playing rugby professionally, Danie Rossouw has returned to the Lowveld. He tells us about his passion for the outdoors and his new venture in the field of archery with his partner Morne Pelser.
27 July 2017
White River’s Zandri Strydom is flying high after a string of spectacular wins on the mountain-biking circuit, including a first in the South African Cup’s youth category earlier this year. Get it speaks to her about her training, successes and plans for the future.
6 June 2017
The mud, the blood and the sweat and tears. If you finished the recent warrior race at Kwanyoni Lodge, we salute you. You trained hard and then you played hard, jumped off high platforms and crawled through stinky mud. Best of all, you finished the race. Well done.
30 May 2017
To experience the wildest and remotest parts of the Kruger National Park (KNP) you should leave your cellphone and wristwatch at home. Nicolene Olckers dons hiking boots, packs her backpack and sets out to get bush-wise in the Makuleke Concession in the Pafuri region of the Kruger.
2 March 2017
Scrum-half Dave Von Hoesslin sports the new J9 jersey in honour of Joost van der Westhuizen
11 October 2016
Endurance events are gaining immense popularity nowadays so here are a few great tips!
2 August 2016
Female cricket lovers usually watch the game without ever giving a thought to playing it. Marieta Pretorius is the exception to the rule. We visit her in White River to chat about the sport and life in general.
24 June 2016
When you think about gymnasts, you usually picture teenagers dressed in skintight leotards swinging around in the air. Not this time.
20 June 2016
Attracting one of the country’s most experienced cricket coaches is a scoop for the Lowveld and a bonus for every youngster with big dreams.
11 May 2016
On the eve of this year’s Comrades Marathon, we speak to running partners Elsa de Beer and Paul Norman (both taking part for the 5th time), offer advice to first-timers and give you a taste of a few of the Lowveld’s most memorable races – who knows, it might inspire you to get off the couch!