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Adapting to new normal in 2020

Monday, February 1st, 2021 / Press Releases

In 2020 we all had to adapt. The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, with its subsequent lockdown restrictions, brought things to a sudden halt for all of us last year. At Jumping Kids, we were chasing big goals. Then everything changed. When you live with a disability, you are used to change. Chances are that you have […]

Ntando Mahlangu in Netflix Original about Paralympics

Monday, August 24th, 2020 / Press Releases

“The Paralympics were incredible. I thought if the story could be made into a film it would be the most extraordinary tale of courage, bravery and brilliance”. So says Greg Nugent, marketing director of the 2012 London Games, about ‘Rising Phoenix’ – a new film about the Paralympics set to hit Netflix on 26 August […]

Solution for Samkelo

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019 / Press Releases

18 July 2019, The Innovation Hub  – Thanks to a donation from Avis South Africa, Jumping Kids celebrates this year’s Mandela Day by fitting Samkelo Molopo from Middelburg with his new below-knee prosthetic solution. The event, hosted by Icexpress Progressive Prosthetics at The Innovation Hub in Pretoria, provides a glimpse of the prosthetic technology and how it […]

Investing in the Future

Wednesday, May 29th, 2019 / Press Releases

Kids associated with Jumping Kids Prosthetic Fund produced some excellent results at this year’s Toyota SA SASAPD National Para Athletics Championships (17-21 March 2019, Stellenbosch). Para Athletics is a valuable tool to promote participation and integration and Jumping Kids has been staging ‘Exhibition Races’ as far back as 2010 to promote access to sport for […]

Set to shine in Sharjah

Tuesday, February 12th, 2019 / Press Releases

The Innovation Hub, Pretoria – Eleven Para Athletes associated with Is Ability Sports Club, are safely in Sharjah, UAE and ready to represent South Africa at the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sport (IWAS) World Games (12-16 February 2019). The competition, which includes seven sports codes, is expected to attract more than 500 athletes from 45 […]