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Puseletso Mabote

Jumping Kid Since 2013

Puseletso Mabote underwent an above knee amputation after a truck ran him over on his way to school. In 2013 he became a Jumping Kids

Ntando Mahlangu

Jumping Kid since 2012

Bilateral above-knee (BAK) amputee Ntando Mahlangu was running within weeks after the fitment of his first set of Cheetah running blades in 2012. Four years

Emile Burgers

Jumping Kid since 2009

Emile Burgers was born with a right leg shorter than the left and no right foot. That does not stop him from excelling on every level.

Tyrone Pillay

Ambassador since 2009

Para-field athlete Tyrone Pillay is a Jumping Kids ambassador. He hosted othe StepUp500 fundraising event in 2013 & 2014.

Nhlakanipho Madisa

Jumping Kid since 2014

Meet Wisdom Madisa who is in a mainstream school and getting more active every time we see him for his follow-ups at Jumping Kids.

Kananelo Mokhoke

Jumping Kid since 2013

Kananelo was born with a congenital condition affecting his growth, right hand and leg. Known as our ‘lion-heart’, he is developing into a confident young

Mukundi Mashamba

Jumping Kid since 2012

Mukundi was born with congenital complications – a total absence of the tibia on her right leg and a shortened tibia on the left, but

Nashe Muza

Jumping Kid since 2013

Meet lively Nashe Muza from Mpumalanga. She enjoys gymnastics, swimming and matching the color of her braids to the color scheme of her new socket

Jayden van Heerden

Jumping Kid since 2009

Jayden thrives on physical challenges, participates in all ‘normal’ physical activities, and is proud of his “cool leg”.

Tshepo Rasebeka

Jumping Kid since 2016

When Tshepo Rasebeka was only nine months old, he underwent a bilateral amputation through the knee, similar to that of his hero, Ntando Mahlangu.

Teen blade-athlete shines at National Para athletics Championships

Tuesday, June 8th, 2021, Press Releases

Johannesburg, 06 May 2021 – This year’s edition of the Toyota South Africa SASAPD National Track and Field Championships, that took place at the Westbourne Oval in Gqeberha, re-ignited our ‘Passion for Paralympics’ on home-soil. The event produced three World records, eight African records, and numerous South African records while hosting some of the best […]