Springboarding Gymnastics’ growth in South Africa

Springboarding Gymnastics’ growth in South Africa

Trampoline Gymnastics coach Offering Tlaka (RSA): “As much as it’s such a competitive environment at the end, the friendships that are built, it’s more than just the sport. It’s just about development, growth, and love. We’re all in it because we have this passion to strive for greatness.” bit.ly/SportAndPeace

  • “Gymnastics gave me so many opportunities that I wouldn’t have thought existed. It opened my horizon to a totally different world, giving me opportunity to study through my sport and giving me an opportunity to travel and meet people outside my culture and my religion.”

  • South Africa
Building Gymnastics toward success for Benin

Building Gymnastics toward success for Benin

Coach Innocent Yaka (BEN) was in his sixth year of school at the College of Avrankou in the department of Ouémé, Benin, when he discovered Gymnastics and embarked on a lifelong love affair with the sport. “Gymnastics allowed me to learn and be a recognised trainer nationally, in Africa, and in the world,” bit.ly/SportAndPeace

  • “I have got to know a lot of people around the world. It also allowed me to be much more tolerant of others.”

  • Benin
My ambition? To see more engagement in Gymnastics in my country

My ambition? To see more engagement in Gymnastics in my country

Coach Darius Fields (BAR) shares his dream:“People would say they want the World Championships and Olympics. My ambition is less that and more to see more engagement in the sport in the country,” he said. “I love to see kids learn new skills. Every time they get a new skill, you get a moment of excitement and joy, and it’s the best thing.” bit.ly/SportAndPeace

  • Meet Darius Fields - a man on a mission to grow #Gymnastics in Barbados. We’re shining a spotlight on his inspirational story as we mark the #IDSDP2021, which celebrates the power of sport to change and unite the world.
    #StrongerTogether #SportDay #OnlyTogether

  • Barbados