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The swimmer, Zane Waddell, is back in Bloemfontein after completing his second year of studies at the University of Alabama in the USA. The...
Zane Waddell is off to the University of Alabama (USA) on a full scholarship for five years from August next year. Waddell is seen here with the signed National Letter of Intent (NLI), committing him to Alabama and signifying the end of the recruiting process. PHOTO: RUFUS BOTHA
Zane Waddell (left) PHOTO: Twitter
Zane Waddell of Grey College could be the next big name in swimming to hail from the Free State. The 17-year-old is heading to Apia, Samoa this weekend to take part in the fifth Commonwealth Youth Games. His coach, Simon Gray, was largely instrumental in the success of Olympic gold medalist Ryk Neethling. PHOTO: CARIEN JACOBS
Former world swimming record holder, George du Rand (left), conducted a swimming clinic in Bloemfontein on Friday and Saturday. Here he is with some of the clinic attendees from the Seals swimming club. On the right is legendary swimmer and current swimming coach of the Seals, Simon Gray.
On his 56th birthday (29 April) the legendary Simon Gray was interviewed for a TV program “My Story” which will be screened on M-Net in due course. The program is about crackerjack four times Olympian, Ryk Neethling, who was adamant that they interview (insert) Gray for the program as well. Neethling said Gray was his role model when he started his swimming career under the guidance of Gray. PHOTO: Rufus Botha