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#StrongWomen Feature: Botle Kayamba

Botle Kayamba was diagnosed with an Ameloblastoma type 3 tumour, which led to swelling in her face and the loss of her left jaw. The tumour eventually ended her modelling career. Today, Botle is a successful personal trainer and an inspiring strong woman in her community and in the fitness industry. We catch up with Botle to find out more ...

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Actress, Singer and Adrenaline-Junkie Jade Hübner

Jade Hübner by Gareth Barclay

TV presenter, model, actress, MC, entrepreneur, singer, adrenalin junkie, and part-time B.Com student, Jade Hübner is a multi-talented woman. Her dream is to take over the entertainment industry in a big way. Having started her working career at the age of 15 as a model, maths tutor and waitress, Jade knew that only hard work and sheer determination would ultimately ...

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OCR Champion Carina Marx

Carina Marx

Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) is one of the fastest growing sports in the world and Carina Marx is no stranger to the industry.  Sports Discipline: Obstacle Course Racing Champion Age: 34 Resides: Johannesburg, South Africa  Achievements: Qualified for European OCR Champs 21 May 2017, Netherlands Qualified for Spartan World Champs 27 May 2017, Spain 2016 SA OCR Champs –  3rd elite lady 2016 World OCR ...

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Hard Enduro Rider – Kirstin Landman

kirstin landman

Being brought up in a motorcycle family, the bug bit Kirsten at a very young age. Riding and racing is Kirsten’s passion and has become a lifestyle for her. The challenge of being a female rider competing against the boys in the tough terrains that they ride in is what she thrives on. Each ride, race or training session accomplished ...

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Alpine Ski Champion Lindsey Vonn

  American Lindsey Vonn is alpine skiing’s poster girl. She is as ruthless, brilliant and successful as they come in the competitive world of alpine racing. Hailing from Saint Paul, Minnesota, Lindsey set her sights on becoming a world-class skier after meeting her childhood hero, Picabo Street at the age of nine.  By age 18, she’d won three World Cup ...

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MTB Downhill World Champ – Rachel Atherton

Over the years, Rachel Atherton has become a major player in downhill racing. After winning a host of categories in 2005, she was named Times Young Sportswoman of the Year and hasn’t looked back since. She totally dominated the women’s downhill circuit in 2008, winning the World Cup overall and taking World Championship gold. On her way to the World ...

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Africa’s Fittest Woman, Celestie MacIntosh

Africa’s Fittest Woman, Celeste MacIntosh has made it to CrossFit Regionals five times – more than any local CrossFit athlete. She now balances her training as an elite athlete with a career as a part-time digital marketing consultant. “And I’m very excited with a new love to get my mind out of the gym and have a different focus. CrossFit ...

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Veronique Mitchell’s #StrongWomen Story

Lifestyle Coach, competitor and business woman – Veronique inspires young women across the country to live healthier lifestyles, and this is where she draws her strength. Here is her #StrongWomen story… Who inspires you to be strong? I’d say my V Pack inspires me to be strong.  The team of ladies I am proud to call my clients inspire and ...

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#StrongWomen Jackie Nel

Jackie Nel, fit mom and business owner, draws inspiration from the #strongwomen that surround her daily. Who inspires you to be strong? I am truly inspired by many of the women who surround me on a daily basis, I am fortunate enough to run my own gym, and I am inspired by the women who face daily struggles but continue to ...

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#StrongWomen Sarina Frauenstein

From Radio Presenter to devoted strongman’s wife and ballerina, we caught up with Sarina Frauenstein to find out who motivates her to be strong. Who inspires you to be strong? My husband, Samuel Frauenstein (@Samuel_Frauenstein), inspires me to be strong. He is a professional strongman and his short career has been filled with injuries. He has had three operations over ...

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