OUTSTANDING ROLE MODELS
INCREDIBLE ACHIEVEMENTS
INSPIRATIONAL STORIES

 

SnapSport is all about celebrating great sportsmanship both on the field and in the boardroom. We believe in being competitive, playing hard and winning. But we also believe in shaking hands, in being humble and in being the very best that you can be – no matter what your level of sporting prowess or how big or small your brand. Here’s where you’ll find outstanding role models and their stories of inspiration. These are the men and women who lead from the front, igniting dreams, making us all better people, no matter where we work or play. Thanks for giving back, legends.

JENNA LOWE – A BEAUTIFUL STAR THAT CONTINUES TO SHINE

Bright, beautiful and courageous. Gentle, yet strong, compassionate and engaging. Happy. Healthy. Energetic. That’s Jenna Lowe, a young, 17-year old girl who, in 2012, was diagnosed with a rare, life-threatening illness called Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. It was...

SALMAAN MOERAT: A GREAT LEADER IN THE MAKING

If your name happens to be Salmaan Moerat, you’ve probably woken up some mornings, rubbed your eyes and thought to yourself: ‘whew, that’s quite a start I’ve had to my rugby playing career.’ Let’s look at the facts shall we? He played Under-13 Craven Week for Boland....

FABRICE NAHIMANA: FROM RWANDA TO THE RUGBY FIELD

My name is Fabrice Nahimana.  I am 16 years old and currently in grade 11 at the South African College School (SACS). I was born in Rwanda but had to leave my country due to political instability. I arrived in South Africa in late 2009 and joined Ysterplaat...

TAMRIN FELDMAN: SLAYER OF ANOREXIA, BULIMIA AND DEPRESSION

Tamrin’s story started as a teen at age 17. She describes herself as a ‘curvy’ girl in school. She felt out of place, not quite good enough to hang with the slimmer, more athletic girls. And that’s when she decided to adjust her eating patterns, shedding 15 kilos in...

NICOLA BIANI: IRONGIRL CONQUERS IRONMAN

Nicola Biani’s fitness journey started in Grade 1 as she lined up for her very first 2km cross-country race. All she wanted to do was make her step-dad Carl proud. As the gun sounded, she sprinted off, tripping in the process. She got up and kept going, finishing...

IAN PATERSON: HEALING THROUGH FAITH, FAMILY AND FRIENDSHIP

Ian Paterson was giving it his all on the field. But that's the way he liked it. Leaving it all on the park is how Ian plays and this game was no different at all. Then came the concussion. What happened next has become a story of true inspiration.  You’ve...