Sport SA Daily Diary brings South African sports fans insight into our National sporting legends, past and present.
These sporting icons include National captains, World Cup winners, Olympic champions and international superstars in every discipline from cycling to swimming, rugby to gymnastics, football to trail running, cricket to netball and tennis to hockey.
Tune in daily to hear the stories behind the stars, their journeys to success, their dreams, their achievements and their advice to future South African champions.
Hosted by Adam Brooke.
FINAL EPISODE - SERIES 1
Sport SA Daily Diary chats to South African skier, Thabo Rateleki about being introduced to the sport by his brother, how he then went on to excel in the sport thanks partly to the support of those around him, all of which culminated with Thabo being the South Africa flag bearer at the Winter Youth Olympics.
Ilse Roets Pelser
Sport SA Daily Diary chats to South Africa's most successful gymnastics coach, Ilse Roets Pelser about her career as a gymnast, retiring at 21 to take over the gym, and prospects from her gym such as Caitlin Rooskrantz and he upcoming Olympic ambitions.
Sport SA Daily Diary chats to 2010 FIFA World Cup volunteer, Amrit Daya about how he registered to be a volunteer but didn't think it was going to happen due to his age, being part of the competition and sharing in the elation it brought to the country and sharing his birthday with the greatest South African of them all.
Sport SA Daily Diary chats to South African aquatic diver Julia Vincent about being an undefeated diver in South Africa, her move over to the USA to further her career and her participation on the world stage including the largest of them all, the Olympic Games.
Sport SA Daily Diary chats to South Africa's undisputed hammer-throw champion, Chris Harmse about how he need to bulk up to succeed at the sport, dominating the event on the African continent, and the 23 successive national titles he has won - a feat unmatched by any athlete in any disciple anywhere around the world!!
Hestrie Cloete Els
Sport SA Daily Diary chats to South African high jumper Hestrie Cloete Els about her amazing rise in the sport, being the first woman to win the World Championships back to back, her Olympic disappointment and life in New Zealand.