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WATCH | Staying fit, Springbok star Vermeulen teaches sons push-ups during lockdown

2020-04-02 13:20

Springbok No 8 Duane Vermeulen has roped his two young sons into his home workout.

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In the video clip tweeted by the Springboks, Vermeulen teaches the youngsters how to do push-ups next to the swimming pool at their Durbanville home.

The World Cup winner recently returned to South Africa after fearing he would be stranded in Japan.

Vermeulen, who was playing club rugby for the Kubota Spears, was trying to return to South Africa after the Japan Rugby Union cancelled their domestic season because of the coronavirus.

But with travel around the globe restricted, Vermeulen battled to get back home after arriving at the airport only to discover his flight had been cancelled.

However, the 33-year-old eventually got back in time before the country went into a 21-day lockdown.

READ | How Duane Vermuelen got back home in time

 

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