Other Sport

Everyday Sporting Hero Winner

2010-11-02 13:06
Hendri Terblanche
Cape Town - Hendri Terblanche has won the 2010 Everyday Sporting Hero, walking away with the grand prize of R10 000.

Hendri is the founder of “Out of the Closet Onto the Rugby Field”, which encourages rugby players to rummage through their closets and donate old rugby gear which is then distributed to players from disadvantaged communities. For Comrades 2010 Hendri decided to run for the Pink Drive in aid of cancer. He injured his knee before the race, but his unwillingness to let down cancer sufferers made him persevere despite pain and discomfort to complete the race.

Hendri, on hearing of his win, said: “Alfred North Whitehead once said: No one who achieves success does so without the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude.

“This would not have been possible without the help of family, friends and sponsors and for that I thank them from the bottom of my heart. Congratulations and thank you to Johnson & Johnson and Sport24.co.za for this great initiative.

“This award means much more to me than personal prestige. It will give much needed publicity to the community projects that I am involved in: "Out of the Closet – On to the Rugby Field", Cape Windjammers Education Trust who develops life skills, leadership skills and environmental awareness amongst South African youths by using the power of off-shore sail-training voyages and the Pink Drive, a non-profit organisation driving education, fundraising and general awareness of breast cancer. It will highlight the needs of the people these programmes aim to assist and will enable me to continue and expand my work among those less fortunate.”

In true Everyday Sporting Hero fashion, Hendri has donated R500 to each other Everyday Sporting Hero monthly winner, because, as he says, “there shouldn’t only be one winner for a competition like this”.

That’s what being an Everyday Sporting Hero is all about.

Read more on:    everyday sporting hero

Cancellara breaks vertebrae

2015-03-27 21:31


Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
1 comment
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
Live Video Streaming
  • Blitz
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @00:00
  • SS1
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @01:00
  • SS2
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @02:00
  • SS3
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @03:00
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Live scoring

Love 2 Meet

Got something you'd like to get off your chest? Got a burning desire to air an opinion? If so, be sure to sign-up on Sport24's FORUM!

Latest blogs

How much of a runner are you?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

Newsletters Sign up for the Morning Glory, Super 15 and Soccer newsletters

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

Mobile Sport24 on your mobile phone - WAP, alerts, downloads, services

Forum Have your Say on Sport24's brand new Forum!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

iPhone Latest Sport24 news on your iPhone

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

Blogs Yes your opinion counts. Get it out there

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.