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Friday, April 30th, 2021 / Press Releases

Pretoria, 30 April 2021 – This year’s edition of the Toyota SASAPD National Track & Field Championships, that took place in Gqeberha (24-26 April), re-ignited our ‘Passion for Paralympics’ on home-soil. The event produced three World records, eight African records, and 44 South African records with the best Para athletes from South- and Southern Africa going […]

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 […]