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TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS IGNITE ‘NEW NORMAL’ FLAME

Friday, April 30th, 2021

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 […]

PARALYMPIAN CELEBRATES WORLD RECORD BY GIVING BACK

Friday, April 23rd, 2021

Port Elizabeth, Friday 23 April 2021 – South African Paralympian, Ntando Mahlangu, celebrated his result from last weekend’s Athletics South Africa (ASA) Senior Track and Field Championships by paying it forward to the next generation. Mahlangu, who is in action at this weekend’s Toyota SASAPD National Track and Field (24-26 April 2021) Championships at the Westbourne […]

Adapting to new normal in 2020

Monday, February 1st, 2021

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

“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 […]

Top Five Finish for SA’s Young Para Athletes

Wednesday, August 14th, 2019

The Innovation Hub, 14 August 2019 – South Africa’s young track and field athletes achieved a top five overall finish, out of 35 competing nations, at the World Para Athletics Junior Championships that took place from 1-4 August in Nottwil, Switzerland. The team, consisting of some of the best U17 and U20 male and female […]