AMBASSADORS

Get to know the Wings for Life World Run Ambassadors

Lindsey Vonn

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K Naomi Noinyane

TV PERSONALITY AND MODEL KEITUMETSE NAOMI NOINYANE, AKA K NAOMI, HAS ESTABLISHED HERSELF AS A FASHION AND BEAUTY IT-GIRL AND HAS RECENTLY STARTED HER NEW GIG AS A PRESENTER OF SEASON 3 OF ALL ACCESS.

Thapelo Mokoena

SOUTH AFRICAN ACTOR AND TELEVISION PRESENTER, WHOSE MANY ROLES INCLUDE BIOPIC MANDELA: LONG WALK TO FREEDOM, HIGH ROLLERS AND NEW TV, HIT BROKEN VOWS.

David Coulthard

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Hlubi Mboya

HLUBI IS AN ACTRESS AND HOUSEHOLD NAME IN SOUTH AFRICA, BEST KNOWN FOR HER ROLE AS NANDIPHA SITHOLE ON THE SABC3 SOAPIE ISIDINGO. SHE HAS STARRED IN SEVERAL LOCAL DAYTIME SOAPS, MINI-SERIES AND FILMS.

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Stacey Holland

THIS IS THE SECOND YEAR THAT STACEY HAS BEEN INVOLVED IN WFLWR. SHE IS A TV HOST OF A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE MAGAZINE SHOW ON LOCAL TELEVISION CALLED REAL HEALTH.

Dries Millard

WHEN HE WAS 18 YEARS OLD DRIES MILLARD WAS INVOLVED IN A CAR ACCIDENT THAT LEFT HIM PARALYZED. TODAY HE IS A WELL-KNOWN SURFER...

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Mapaseka Makhanya

MAPASEKA IS A SOUTH AFRICAN MIDDLE- AND LONG-DISTANCE RUNNER WHO SPECIALISES IN THE MARATHON DISTANCE, BUT FORMERLY HAD SUCCESSES ON THE TRACK IN THE 800 AND 1500 METRES.

Zuki Nzo

Have fun, and don't take for granted how much your participation is valued by persons with spinal cord injury around the world. You are making a difference.

Sandile Mkhize

HE IS AN OCAL (ONE CHANCE AT LIFE) GLOBAL AMBASSADOR. SANDILE ATTENDED HIS FIRST WFLWR IN PRETORIA IN 2016 AFTER HEARING ABOUT IT A WITS UNIVERSITY CAMPUS ACTIVATION. HE MAINTAINS MEETING THE TEAM SAVED HIS LIFE.

Daniel Ricciardo

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Edwina Makgamatha

MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER AND BUSINESSWOMAN, PLUS A MOTHER OF TWO, EDWINA MAKGAMATHA, HAD TWO CAR ACCIDENTS – ONE THAT LEFT HER PELVIC BONES BROKEN AND ANOTHER, FOUR YEARS LATER, WHICH LEFT HER COMPLETELY PARALYSED.

Letshego Zulu

FORMER REALITY TV STAR WITH A PASSION FOR FITNESS HAS MADE HER MARK IN THE INDUSTRY AND IS WELL RECOGNISED BY MOST FITNESS FUNDI’S, INCLUDING HER 127000 INSTAGRAM FOLLOWERS. SHE IS CO-FOUNDER OF POPUP GYM. HER LATE HUSBAND GUGU ZULU WAS PART OF THE WINGS

Ryan Sandes

RYAN IS ONE OF SA’S TOP ULTRA TRAIL RUNNERS. IN 2010 HE BECAME THE FIRST COMPETITOR TO HAVE WON ALL FOUR OF THE 4 DESERTS RACES. MORE RECENTLY, HE WON THE WESTERN STATES (2017) AND COMPLETED THE FKT (FASTEST KNOWN TIME) ON THE GREAT HIMALAYAN TREK (25 DAY

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Pieter Du Preez

PIETER DU PREEZ IS SOMETHING OF A SUPER ATHLETE. THE ACTUARIAL ANALYST FROM JOHANNESBURG BECAME THE FIRST QUADRIPLEGIC ATHLETE IN THE WORLD TO COMPLETE AN IRONMAN, BUT THAT WAS JUST THE BEGINNING.

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Rene Kalmer

RENE IS A WELL-KNOWN SOUTH AFRICAN RUNNER WHO HAS REPRESENTED SA AT THE OLYMPICS TWICE – BEIJING 1500M & LONDON FOR THE MARATHON. SHE IS AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE ROAD RUNNING SCENE IN SOUTH AFRICA.

Colin Jackson

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Dominika Stelmach

POLAND'S MARATHON CHAMPION FOR 2017, MOTHER OF TWO, WINNER OF WINGS FOR LIFE WR 2017 IN CHILE, SECOND AT TWO OCEANS MARATHON 2018 AND COMING TO RUN WFLWR IN PRETORIA AS HER PRIZE.

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